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  • Vol. 13, Iss. 5 — May. 1, 1974
  • pp: 1147–1157

Polarization Fourier Spectrometer for Astronomy

Michael F. A’Hearn, Francis J. Ahern, and David M. Zipoy  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 13, Issue 5, pp. 1147-1157 (1974)

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A polarization Fourier spectrometer is described that improves on the previous versions built by others and can be used from 0.3 μ to 2.5 μ. Several practical problems in the construction and data reduction are discussed, and a number of typical results are presented to show the performance of the instrument.

© 1974 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: August 2, 1973
Published: May 1, 1974

Michael F. A’Hearn, Francis J. Ahern, and David M. Zipoy, "Polarization Fourier Spectrometer for Astronomy," Appl. Opt. 13, 1147-1157 (1974)

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