19 September 2007 Design of a polarization nulling interferometer for exoplanet detection
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We present the design of a new testbed experiment to demonstrate nulling interferometry using polarization properties. This three-beam set-up is perfectly symmetric with respect to the number of reflections and transmissions and should therefore allow a high rejection ratio in a wide spectral band.
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Julien Spronck, Julien Spronck, Amir Vosteen, Amir Vosteen, Silvania F. Pereira, Silvania F. Pereira, Joseph J. M. Braat, Joseph J. M. Braat, } "Design of a polarization nulling interferometer for exoplanet detection", Proc. SPIE 6693, Techniques and Instrumentation for Detection of Exoplanets III, 66930M (19 September 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.734903; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.734903
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