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  • Vol. 2, Iss. 8 — Aug. 1, 1963
  • pp: 817–822

Tilted-Plate Interferometry with Large Plate Separations

H. W. Moos, G. F. Imbusch, L. F. Mollenauer, and A. L. Schawlow  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 2, Issue 8, pp. 817-822 (1963)

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With very highly collimated monochromatic light sources, such as optical masers, multiple-beam interference fringes between nearly parallel surfaces are obtained at large separations. Sharp fringes displaying the surface contours have been observed with separations as large as 20 cm. The requirements and limitations of the device are described, as well as some possible applications.

© 1963 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: January 16, 1963
Published: August 1, 1963

H. W. Moos, G. F. Imbusch, L. F. Mollenauer, and A. L. Schawlow, "Tilted-Plate Interferometry with Large Plate Separations," Appl. Opt. 2, 817-822 (1963)

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