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  • Vol. 15, Iss. 11 — Nov. 1, 1976
  • pp: 2695–2697

Holographic lateral shear interferometer

D. Malacara and S. Mallick  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 15, Issue 11, pp. 2695-2697 (1976)

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A new type of lateral shear holographic interferometer is described. It can be used to test lenses as well as spherical and aspherical surfaces. A null pattern with straight fringes can be obtained for an aspherical surface, provided one has a prototype that can be used for making the hologram.

© 1976 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: December 6, 1975
Published: November 1, 1976

D. Malacara and S. Mallick, "Holographic lateral shear interferometer," Appl. Opt. 15, 2695-2697 (1976)

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