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Analysis Of Grating Imaging And Its Application To Displacement Metrology
Author(s): R. M. Pettigrew
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Paper Abstract

The analysis of shadow casting by fine grids is extended to include the effects of diffraction. The transfer function of an incoherently illuminated 'pupil' grid is derived and shown to equal the autocorrelation of a modified pupil. Achromatic image casting properties having no geometric analogue are predicted and their application to a displacement transducer is described.

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Date Published: 18 April 1978
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0136, 1st European Conf on Optics Applied to Metrology, (18 April 1978); doi: 10.1117/12.956180
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R. M. Pettigrew, National Engineering Laboratory (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0136:
1st European Conf on Optics Applied to Metrology
Michel H. Grosmann; Patrick Meyrueis, Editor(s)

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