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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 29, Iss. 31 — Nov. 1, 1990
  • pp: 4618–4621

Null Hartmann and Ronchi-Hartmann tests

Alberto Cordero-Davila, Alejandro Cornejo-Rodriguez, and Octavio Cardona-Nunez  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 29, Issue 31, pp. 4618-4621 (1990)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.29.004618


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Abstract

Assuming the Ronchi and the Hartmann tests to be null tests, we were able to design special screens for each test that produce aligned straight fringes and a square array for the observed patterns. It also became clear that the screen filter and observing planes for both tests can be interchanged.

© 1990 Optical Society of America

History
Original Manuscript: December 2, 1989
Published: November 1, 1990

Citation
Alberto Cordero-Davila, Alejandro Cornejo-Rodriguez, and Octavio Cardona-Nunez, "Null Hartmann and Ronchi-Hartmann tests," Appl. Opt. 29, 4618-4621 (1990)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-29-31-4618


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