1 December 1991 Whenever two beams interfere, one fringe equals one wave in the plane of interference, always
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Abstract
A tutorial on the subject of interferometer fringe scaling factors is offered. Various approaches are pursued in the hope of reaching a broad audience. The distinction between fringes and waves is established and maintained, and a procedure for interpreting interferograms is provided. Scale factors for various cases are shown.
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Ray Williamson, Ray Williamson, } "Whenever two beams interfere, one fringe equals one wave in the plane of interference, always", Proc. SPIE 1527, Current Developments in Optical Design and Optical Engineering, (1 December 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.48656; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.48656
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