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  • Vol. 10, Iss. 5 — May. 1, 1971
  • pp: 1092–1096

Use of Savart Plates in Grating Interferometers

T. H. Peek  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 10, Issue 5, pp. 1092-1096 (1971)

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An analysis is given of Savart plates for arbitrary angles between the optic axis and the plate normal. Conoscopic interference patterns of thin Savart plates cut nearly parallel to the optic axis are shown and the use of such plates combined with diffraction gratings is discussed.

© 1971 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: October 9, 1970
Published: May 1, 1971

T. H. Peek, "Use of Savart Plates in Grating Interferometers," Appl. Opt. 10, 1092-1096 (1971)

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