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  • Vol. 19, Iss. 10 — May. 15, 1980
  • pp: 1634–1638

Null testing in a modified scatterplate interferometer

Lawrence F. Rubin  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 19, Issue 10, pp. 1634-1638 (1980)

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By using the scatterplate interferometer in a noncommon path mode, it becomes possible to cancel test aberration. The techniques for fabricating such a scatterplate are very similar to those found in holographic interferometry. A null test of a 20-cm diam, f/3 parabola is described.

© 1980 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: October 3, 1979
Published: May 15, 1980

Lawrence F. Rubin, "Null testing in a modified scatterplate interferometer," Appl. Opt. 19, 1634-1638 (1980)

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