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23 June 1995 Active stabilization of ESPI systems for applications under rough conditions
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Abstract
A method for the active stabilization of an out-of-plane electronic speckle pattern interferometer (ESPI) is presented. A compact Michelson interferometer is adapted to the ESPI head to determine the relative motion between the ESPI and the object. The signal of the Michelson interferometer is prepared by a microcontroller and supplied as an addition signal to the phase shifting unit of the ESPI. The presented solution is a practical method for applications with real-time ESPI. It increases the potential of ESPI especially for applications outside of an optical laboratory under rough conditions.
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Konstatin Galanulis, Thomas Bunkus, and Reinhold Ritter "Active stabilization of ESPI systems for applications under rough conditions", Proc. SPIE 2545, Interferometry VII: Applications, (23 June 1995); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.212635
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