Kingfisher Optical Calibration Laboratory - Capability Summary

The Kingfisher Optical Calibration Laboratory is accredited by NATA to IEC/ISO 17025: 2017 Why ISO17025? further reading. To issue traceable calibrations as follows:

Maximum power level any equipment: within IEC 60825 Class 1M or 2M laser safety.

Calibration of optical power with fiber optic interface
Absolute optical power calibration of optical power meters, radiometers and photodiodes:
At wavelengths from 350 to 1650 nm in 5 nm steps, with least uncertainty of 0.06 dB / 1.4 % at a power in the range of 22  to - 60 dBm / 158 mW - 1 nW and wavelength accuracy of 0.5 nm, using non-coherent light. Where relevant: In accordance with TIA-455-231 / IEC 61315 / FOTP 231 Calibration of Fiber Optic Power Meters. 

Calibration of optical linearity with fiber optic interface
Optical linearity calibration of attenuators, meters, sources, radiometers and photodiodes:
From +10 to -70 dBm with least uncertainty of 0.01 dB / 0.2 % at 1310 & 1550 nm, using non-coherent broadband light.
From 0 to -70 dBm with least uncertainty of 0.01 dB / 0.2 % at 650 & 850 nm.
From +10 to -60 dBm with least uncertainty of 0.1 dB / 0.7 % at 850, 1310, 1550 nm, using coherent laser light.
In accordance with TIA-455-231 / IEC 61315 / FOTP 231 Calibration of Fiber Optic Power Meters.

Calibration of optical return loss with fiber optic interface
Optical return loss meter calibration:
At 850, 1310, 1550 nm with least uncertainty of 0.04 dB 1.0 % in the range 0 to - 60 dB.

Calibration of optical light source wavelength with fiber optic interface
Absolute optical light source center wavelength calibration from 300-1700 nm with least uncertainty of 0.5 nm and resolution of 0.1 nm. 

Calibration of optical light source power with fiber optic interface
Absolute optical power calibration from 350 to 1650 nm in steps of 5 nm with least uncertainty of 0.06 dB / 1.4 % at a power in the range of +22  to -60 dBm / 158 mW - 1 nW.

Calibration of optical light source stability with fiber optic interface
Measurement of light source stability from 350 to 1650 nm, with least uncertainty of 0.01 dB / 0.2 % in the range +22 to - 70 dBm / 158 mW - 100 pW. From 1 data point / second to 8 hours.

Environmental testing (not accredited)
Testing can be performed in an environmental chamber from -40 to +100 °C.

Microscope Resolution Verification (not accredited)

Microscope resolution verification with test target size down to 137 nm

Industries served

We serve the Communications, Automotive, Medical, Defense, Building Services, Imaging, Sensors and Manufacturing industries.


Global calibration services

If you are looking for a more local calibration laboratory, either in USA or Europe, please check our authorized service centers.