A heterodyne interferometric system based on optical polarization is described. The method uses a simple rotating analyzer as the frequency shifter. The theory and the potential errors of the system are analyzed.
© 1983 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: December 9, 1982
Published: July 1, 1983
Hong Zhang Hu, "Polarization heterodyne interferometry using a simple rotating analyzer. 1: Theory and error analysis," Appl. Opt. 22, 2052-2056 (1983)