Conventional Mach–Zehnder interferometer configuration is modified to enhance its stability from the vibrations. To study the effects of vibrations on the Mach–Zehnder interferometer, we used spectral interference fringes from a broadband nanosecond dye laser source. We observed an improvement in the stability of the interferometer by a factor of 3.
© 1999 Optical Society of America
(030.1670) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherent optical effects
(120.0120) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology
(120.3180) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Interferometry
D. Narayana Rao and V. Nirmal Kumar, "Stability Improvements for an Interferometer Through Study of Spectral Interference Patterns," Appl. Opt. 38, 2014-2017 (1999)