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Static Wavefront Correction By Linnik Interferometry
Author(s): G. Artzner
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Paper Abstract

We consider optical systems with residual peak to valley wavefront errors below 150 nm. The interference figure for λ = 633 am may then be adjusted and photographed as to hold out at every point of the image of the pupil a one to one rolaionship betwonn the optical density of the interferogram and the magnitude of the wavefront error. An enduring interference figure is secured by means of a tiny reflecting aluminized spot on a hare substrate located on the image of a distant point source. We investigate how subsequent photoreproduction of an interferogram upon a photoresist coating may act as a transmitting or reflecting wavefront corrector.

Paper Details

Date Published: 13 April 1989
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 1013, Optical Design Methods, Applications and Large Optics, (13 April 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.949384
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G. Artzner, Institut d'Astrophysique Spatiale (IAS) (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1013:
Optical Design Methods, Applications and Large Optics
Andre Masson; Joachim J. Schulte-in-den-Baeumen; Hannfried Zuegge, Editor(s)

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