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Optical Engineering

Effect of low-frequency vibrations on speckle interferometry fringes
Author(s): Chandra S. Vikram; Martin J. Pechersky
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Paper Abstract

The effects of low-frequency vibrations on speckle correlation fringes have been investigated. The relatively short capture time of the camera in the low-frequency case may yield usable fringe contrast in spite of vibration. It has been shown that the fringes also shift due to the vibration. The study is in agreement with experimental observations of good-contrast correlation fringes even if the object is not on a vibration- isolated table. Some such experimental observations are also presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 May 1998
PDF: 6 pages
Opt. Eng. 37(5) doi: 10.1117/1.601685
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 37, Issue 5
Show Author Affiliations
Chandra S. Vikram, Univ. of Alabama in Huntsville (United States)
Martin J. Pechersky, Westinghouse (WSRC) (United States)

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