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Differential rotationally shearing interferometer for optical testing of asymmetrical wavefronts
Author(s): Marija Scholl; Gonzalo Paez
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Paper Abstract

We present a theoretical basis for a new type of interferometer, a differential rotationally shearing interferometer. It differs from the traditional rotationally shearing interferometer in that the angle of rotation is infinitesimal or, at least, very small. A differential rotationally shearing interferometer may be used for the detection of wavefront asymmetry, even when this asymmetry is very small.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 September 1997
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 3110, 10th Meeting on Optical Engineering in Israel, (22 September 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.287841
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Marija Scholl, Ctr. de Investigaciones en Optica (Mexico)
Gonzalo Paez, Ctr. de Investigaciones en Optica (Mexico)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3110:
10th Meeting on Optical Engineering in Israel
Itzhak Shladov; Stanley R. Rotman, Editor(s)

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