Access to eBooks is limited to institutions that have purchased or currently subscribe to the SPIE eBooks program. eBooks are not available via an individual subscription. SPIE books (print and digital) may be purchased individually on SPIE.Org.

Contact your librarian to recommend SPIE eBooks for your organization.
There are numerous types of interferometers that are based on a division of the wave amplitude. One or more of these wavefronts are changed before recombination, which causes them to interfere. In the most general case, there can be N wavefronts such as in a Fabry-Perot interferometer; however, in the more common interferometers, we have two (N = 2) wavefronts. It is beyond the scope of this chapter to cover all such interferometers. Instead, we will cover the more common types and refer the reader to the literature for the others.
Online access to SPIE eBooks is limited to subscribing institutions.

Back to Top