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White light interferometry
Author(s): James C. Wyant
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Paper Abstract

White light interferometry is an extremely powerful tool for optical measurements. This paper discusses the advantages and disadvantages of white light interferometry compared to laser light interferometry. Three different white light interferometers are discussed: 1) diffraction gratin interferometers; 2) vertical scanning or coherence probe interferometers, and 3) white light scatterplate interferometers.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 July 2002
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 4737, Holography: A Tribute to Yuri Denisyuk and Emmett Leith, (9 July 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.474947
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James C. Wyant, Optical Sciences Ctr./Univ. of Arizona (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4737:
Holography: A Tribute to Yuri Denisyuk and Emmett Leith
H. John Caulfield, Editor(s)

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