28 July 2008 Compensation and optimization of dispersion in nulling interferometry
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The optical properties of materials are wavelength-dependent. This property, called dispersion, affects the performance of a wide-band nulling interferometer by inducing wavelength-dependent phase differences between the arms of the interferometer. In this paper, we analyze the influence of dispersion in nulling interferometers for exoplanet detection.
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J. F. P. Spronck, J. F. P. Spronck, J. W. N. Los, J. W. N. Los, S. F. Pereira, S. F. Pereira, } "Compensation and optimization of dispersion in nulling interferometry", Proc. SPIE 7013, Optical and Infrared Interferometry, 70131Q (28 July 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.789298; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.789298
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