1 July 1990 Stability of fringe patterns of different interferometers
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Proceedings Volume 1319, Optics in Complex Systems; (1990) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.22211
Event: 15th International Optics in Complex Systems, 1990, Garmisch, Germany
Abstract
The performance of interferometers is strongly affected by thermal drift and mechanical vibrations. These induce fluctuations in the fringe positions and fringe densities causing a fluctuating interference pattern with a reduced visibility. The amount of fluctuations induced by these effects depends on the type of interferometer. Here we introduce a new class of interferometers, the double beam circular interferometers (DBCI), which are extremely insensitive to the fluctuations described above.
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Ignacy Filinski, Torben Skettrup, "Stability of fringe patterns of different interferometers", Proc. SPIE 1319, Optics in Complex Systems, (1 July 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.22211; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.22211
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