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  • Vol. 41, Iss. 10 — Apr. 1, 2002
  • pp: 1841–1845

Evaluation of the focal distance of lenses by white-light Lau phase interferometry

Madhuri Thakur and Chandra Shakher  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 41, Issue 10, pp. 1841-1845 (2002)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.41.001841


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Abstract

We used a white-light Lau phase interferometer to evaluate the focal distances of two lenses. We found that the variation in the experimentally measured value is less than ±1% from the given values. Limitations of the method and error analysis are presented.

© 2002 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(050.2770) Diffraction and gratings : Gratings

History
Original Manuscript: June 4, 2001
Revised Manuscript: October 10, 2001
Published: April 1, 2002

Citation
Madhuri Thakur and Chandra Shakher, "Evaluation of the focal distance of lenses by white-light Lau phase interferometry," Appl. Opt. 41, 1841-1845 (2002)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-41-10-1841


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