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Optical Engineering

A White-Light Amplitude Interferometer with 180-Degree Rotational Shear
Author(s): James B. Breckinridge
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Paper Abstract

The fabrication and assembly of a point symmetric, rotational shear interferometer with 180-degree rotation is given. It has been used to photograph the Michelson Stellar interferometer fringes in white light without the use of an image intensifier at a large astronomical telescope.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 April 1978
PDF: 4 pages
Opt. Eng. 17(2) 172156 doi: 10.1117/12.7972203
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 17, Issue 2
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James B. Breckinridge, California Institute of Technology (United States)

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