We use a square grid in the Ronchi test. This grid allows processing of both the <i>X</i> and the <i>Y</i> 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.
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