A new model for the determination of group delay (GD) and GD dispersion of dispersive mirrors is presented. The algorithm based on this model enables one to process interferometric data pro vided by a white-light interferometer and to obtain GD wavelength dependence over a broad spectral range.
© 2009 Optical Society of America
Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology
Original Manuscript: October 13, 2008
Revised Manuscript: December 26, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: January 7, 2009
Published: February 4, 2009
Tatiana V. Amotchkina, Alexander V. Tikhonravov, Michael K. Trubetskov, Dirk Grupe, Alexander Apolonski, and Vladimir Pervak, "Measurement of group delay of dispersive mirrors with white-light interferometer," Appl. Opt. 48, 949-956 (2009)