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Stability of fringe patterns of different interferometers
Author(s): Ignacy Filinski; Torben Skettrup
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Paper Abstract

The performance of interferometers is strongly affected by thermal drift and mechanical vibrations. These induce fluctuations in the fringe positions and fringe densities causing a fluctuating interference pattern with a reduced visibility. The amount of fluctuations induced by these effects depends on the type of interferometer. Here we introduce a new class of interferometers, the double beam circular interferometers (DBCI), which are extremely insensitive to the fluctuations described above.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 July 1990
PDF: 1 pages
Proc. SPIE 1319, Optics in Complex Systems, (1 July 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.22211
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Ignacy Filinski, Technical University of Denmark (Denmark)
Torben Skettrup, Technical University of Denmark (Denmark)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1319:
Optics in Complex Systems

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