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Optical Engineering

Generalization Of The Ronchi Ruling Method For Measuring Gaussian Beam Diameter
Author(s): E. C. Broockman; L. D. Dickson; R. S. Fortenberry
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Paper Abstract

A method is described for determining the diameter of a Gaussian beam by measuring the light reflected as the beam scans an "opaque Ronchi ruling" consisting of dark bars on a light background. The effects of unequal bar/space widths are included.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 October 1983
PDF: 5 pages
Opt. Eng. 22(5) 225643 doi: 10.1117/12.7973209
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 22, Issue 5
Show Author Affiliations
E. C. Broockman, IBM Corporation (United States)
L. D. Dickson, IBM Corporation (United States)
R. S. Fortenberry, IBM Corporation (United States)

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