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  • Vol. 13, Iss. 11 — Nov. 1, 1974
  • pp: 2685–2688

Correction of Parabolic Errors in Fabry-Perot Interferometers

R. P. Netterfield and J. V. Ramsay  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 13, Issue 11, pp. 2685-2688 (1974)

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Methods are described for correcting parabolic errors in Fabry-Perot interferometers using evaporated films and an appropriate shutter. Errors of λ/50 can be readily reduced to less than λ/400 over 54-mm apertures (λ ≈ 550 nm).

© 1974 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: April 18, 1974
Published: November 1, 1974

R. P. Netterfield and J. V. Ramsay, "Correction of Parabolic Errors in Fabry-Perot Interferometers," Appl. Opt. 13, 2685-2688 (1974)

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