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  • Vol. 22, Iss. 16 — Aug. 15, 1983
  • pp: 2478–2480

Cyclic interferometers for optical testing

A. Cordero-Davila, J. Pedraza-Contreras, O. Cardona-Nunez, and A. Cornejo-Rodriguez  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 22, Issue 16, pp. 2478-2480 (1983)

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In this paper, we describe two compact cyclic interferometers which can be used for the testing of right-angle prisms; with some modifications they can also be used for testing convergent wave fronts.

© 1983 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: August 12, 1982
Published: August 15, 1983

A. Cordero-Davila, J. Pedraza-Contreras, O. Cardona-Nunez, and A. Cornejo-Rodriguez, "Cyclic interferometers for optical testing," Appl. Opt. 22, 2478-2480 (1983)

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