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18 November 1998 Controlled wavefront displacement using a thin prism system
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A pair of thin prisms produces a controlled vectorial displacement of a wavefront with a high precision. We present ray-trace equations modeling a three-dimensional wavefront propagation. We propagate an array of rays through a pair of prisms for different angles of rotation between the prisms to obtain the exact performance of thin prisms. The high control of the wavefront position is required in a vectorial shearing interferometer.
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Guillermo Garcia-Torales, Marija Strojnik, and Gonzalo Paez "Controlled wavefront displacement using a thin prism system", Proc. SPIE 3437, Infrared Spaceborne Remote Sensing VI, (18 November 1998); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.331323
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