1 January 1991 Striped Fabry-Perots: improved efficiency for velocimetry
Author Affiliations +
Abstract
Removing a narrow stripe of the reflective coating from the input mirror of a Fabry-Perot interferometer can dramatically increase the amount of light transmitted through the system we have observed gains in excess of 50 when we compare a conventional Fabry-Perot with the striped Fabry-Perot under similar lighting conditions. The stripe affects the distribution of light in the Fabry-Perot peaks causing them to be lower in the center of the pattern. We examine this distribution and discuss its application in analyzing velocities. 1.
© (1991) COPYRIGHT Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE). Downloading of the abstract is permitted for personal use only.
Charles F. McMillan, Lloyd L. Steinmetz, "Striped Fabry-Perots: improved efficiency for velocimetry", Proc. SPIE 1346, Ultrahigh- and High-Speed Photography, Videography, Photonics, and Velocimetry '90, (1 January 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.23340; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.23340
PROCEEDINGS
9 PAGES


SHARE
RELATED CONTENT

Single mode optical parametric oscillator
Proceedings of SPIE (September 01 1996)
Design and experiments of a 629nm He Ne laser with...
Proceedings of SPIE (October 06 2010)
Beamsplitters for astronomical optical interferometry
Proceedings of SPIE (June 26 1995)
Line-imaging Fabry-Perot interferometer
Proceedings of SPIE (January 01 1991)
Time-Resolved Interferometry With Picosecond Laser Pulses
Proceedings of SPIE (January 18 1977)

Back to Top