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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 19, Iss. 11 — Jun. 1, 1980
  • pp: 1862–1869

Rough surface interferometry at 10.6 μm

Osuk Kwon, J. C. Wyant, and C. R. Hayslett  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 19, Issue 11, pp. 1862-1869 (1980)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.19.001862


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Abstract

An IR Twyman-Green interferometer is described. It uses a cw CO2 laser as a light source operating at a 10.6-μm wavelength. Theoretical analysis and experimental measurements of the relationship between the contrast of the interference fringes and the rms roughness of test surfaces are discussed. Interferometric testing results and special alignment methods are shown for rough surface optics.

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History
Original Manuscript: November 28, 1979
Published: June 1, 1980

Citation
Osuk Kwon, J. C. Wyant, and C. R. Hayslett, "Rough surface interferometry at 10.6 μm," Appl. Opt. 19, 1862-1869 (1980)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-19-11-1862


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