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  • Editor: James C. Wyant
  • Vol. 47, Iss. 16 — Jun. 1, 2008
  • pp: 2956–2960

Simple technique for the generation of white light Young’s fringes with a cyclic optical configuration

Sanjib Chatterjee and Y. Pavan Kumar  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 47, Issue 16, pp. 2956-2960 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.47.002956


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Abstract

A new (to our knowledge) technique for the generation of white light Young’s type fringes using a cyclic path optical configuration is presented. The effect of the size of an incoherent broadband light source on the fringe visibility is discussed. Applications and advantages of the technique are described.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(260.3160) Physical optics : Interference
(350.5030) Other areas of optics : Phase

ToC Category:
Physical Optics

History
Original Manuscript: January 9, 2008
Revised Manuscript: April 25, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: April 29, 2008
Published: May 21, 2008

Citation
Sanjib Chatterjee and Y. Pavan Kumar, "Simple technique for the generation of white light Young's fringes with a cyclic optical configuration," Appl. Opt. 47, 2956-2960 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-47-16-2956


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