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  • Vol. 24, Iss. 2 — Jan. 15, 1985
  • pp: 237–239

Transfer functions and spatial filtering in grating interferometers

Emmett N. Leith and R. Hershey  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 24, Issue 2, pp. 237-239 (1985)

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Diffraction grating interferometers, under extended source monochromatic illumination and with appropriate spatial filtering, are seen to be essentially imaging systems, linear in amplitude. By broadening the spectrum of the illumination, the system becomes linear in irradiance.

© 1985 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: July 6, 1984
Published: January 15, 1985

Emmett N. Leith and R. Hershey, "Transfer functions and spatial filtering in grating interferometers," Appl. Opt. 24, 237-239 (1985)

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