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Prism system to control wavefront tilt and position in vectorial shearing interferometer
Author(s): Gonzalo Paez; Marija Strojnik; Jaime Sandoval Gonzalez; Jesus Castrellon-Uribe; P. Vacas-Jaques; Guillermo Garcia-Torales
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Paper Abstract

A pair of thin prisms is used to deviate the light beam without changing the image orientation in a vectorial shearing interferometer. The relative angle between prisms determines the position of the wave front and its tilt. This system is employed to control the displacement of a sheared wave front as a vector quantity and to introduce a controlled amount of tilt in a novel interferometric shearing system. The predicted performance of this wave-front director is confirmed experimentally.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 October 2001
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 4369, Infrared Technology and Applications XXVII, (10 October 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.445344
Show Author Affiliations
Gonzalo Paez, Centro de Investigaciones en Optica (Mexico)
Marija Strojnik, Centro de Investigaciones en Optica (United States)
Jaime Sandoval Gonzalez, Centro de Investigaciones en Optica (Mexico)
Jesus Castrellon-Uribe, Centro de Investigaciones en Optica (Mexico)
P. Vacas-Jaques, Centro de Investigaciones en Optica (Mexico)
Guillermo Garcia-Torales, Centro de Investigaciones en Optica (Mexico)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4369:
Infrared Technology and Applications XXVII
Bjorn F. Andresen; Gabor F. Fulop; Marija Strojnik, Editor(s)

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