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  • Vol. 29, Iss. 34 — Dec. 1, 1990
  • pp: 5039–5041

Solar interferometry utilizing the visibility of diffraction-free images

E. J. Seykora  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 29, Issue 34, pp. 5039-5041 (1990)

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High resolution interferometry of the solar disk and measurements of the solar angular diameter are presented utilizing a small aperture lensless interferometer based on the Talbot self-imaging effect.

© 1990 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: February 8, 1990
Published: December 1, 1990

E. J. Seykora, "Solar interferometry utilizing the visibility of diffraction-free images," Appl. Opt. 29, 5039-5041 (1990)

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