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  • Vol. 27, Iss. 16 — Aug. 15, 1988
  • pp: 3492–3495

Afocal coupled etalons: experimental confirmation of a high-resolution double-etalon modulator spectrometer

G. Hernandez and F. G. McCormac  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 27, Issue 16, pp. 3492-3495 (1988)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.27.003492


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Abstract

Experimental verification of the properties of a spectroscopic device consisting of two etalons coupled by an afocal system, and which behaves as a high-luminosity single-etalon single-aperture Fabry-Perot spectrometer, has been made. These preliminary results, limited by the available equipment, confirm the predicted theoretical properties of the double-etalon modulator device. As a corollary to this experimental verification, it has been found that successful operation of the device requires very close alignment of the optical axes of the etalons.

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History
Original Manuscript: December 3, 1987
Published: August 15, 1988

Citation
G. Hernandez and F. G. McCormac, "Afocal coupled etalons: experimental confirmation of a high-resolution double-etalon modulator spectrometer," Appl. Opt. 27, 3492-3495 (1988)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-27-16-3492


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