Noise-equivalent spectral radiance (NESR) is an important figure of merit that defines the sensitivity limit of interferometry. NESR is predicted and measured for a novel variation of Barringer's interferometer, which employs refractive scanning by a flat compensator plate.
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C. Manning, M. Gross, and A. Samuels, " NESR Characterization of a Novel Interferometer," in Fourier Transform Spectroscopy, A. Sawchuk, ed., Vol. 84 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics (Optical Society of America, 2003), paper FTuC3.
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