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  • Vol. 37, Iss. 4 — Feb. 1, 1998
  • pp: 672–675

Ronchi test with a square grid

A. Cordero-Dávila, E. Luna-Aguilar, S. Vázquez-Montiel, S. Zárate-Vázquez, and M. E. Percino-Zacarias  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 37, Issue 4, pp. 672-675 (1998)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.37.000672


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Abstract

We use a square grid in the Ronchi test. This grid allows processing of both the X and the Y directions when calculating optical path difference. We use trapezoidal integration to analyze the new patterns, since it does not have the smoothing drawback at the edges of the wave front.

© 1998 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(120.4290) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Nondestructive testing
(120.4800) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Optical standards and testing
(120.5050) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Phase measurement

History
Original Manuscript: May 30, 1997
Revised Manuscript: July 28, 1997
Published: February 1, 1998

Citation
A. Cordero-Dávila, E. Luna-Aguilar, S. Vázquez-Montiel, S. Zárate-Vázquez, and M. E. Percino-Zacarias, "Ronchi test with a square grid," Appl. Opt. 37, 672-675 (1998)
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