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Applied Optics

APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 51, Iss. 30 — Oct. 20, 2012
  • pp: 7206–7213

Signal-to-noise ratio calculation in a moving-optical-wedge spectrometer

Tarek A. Al-Saeed and Diaa A. Khalil  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 51, Issue 30, pp. 7206-7213 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.51.007206


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Abstract

In this paper we study the signal-to-noise ratio degradation in a moving-optical-wedge interferometer when used as an optical spectrometer. Both the mechanical vibration and temperature fluctuation effects are studied, and the effects are compared to their counterparts in a conventional Michelson interferometer. While the wedge interferometer is found to be more immune to linear translational vibration, it shows much higher sensitivity to rotational vibration.

© 2012 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(120.3180) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Interferometry
(300.6190) Spectroscopy : Spectrometers
(300.6300) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, Fourier transforms

ToC Category:
Spectroscopy

History
Original Manuscript: June 25, 2012
Revised Manuscript: September 10, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: September 17, 2012
Published: October 15, 2012

Citation
Tarek A. Al-Saeed and Diaa A. Khalil, "Signal-to-noise ratio calculation in a moving-optical-wedge spectrometer," Appl. Opt. 51, 7206-7213 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-51-30-7206

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