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  • Vol. 5, Iss. 5 — May. 1, 1966
  • pp: 870–872

Random Error of Interference Fringe Measurements Using a Mach–Zehnder Interferometer

Walton L. Howes and Donald R. Buchele  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 5, Issue 5, pp. 870-872 (1966)

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Original Manuscript: January 19, 1966
Published: May 1, 1966

Walton L. Howes and Donald R. Buchele, "Random Error of Interference Fringe Measurements Using a Mach–Zehnder Interferometer," Appl. Opt. 5, 870-872 (1966)

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  1. F. D. Bennett, W. C. Carter, V. E. Bergdolt, J. Appl. Phys. 23, 453 (1952). This result appears to be for measurements at the boundaries between bright and dark fringes. The fringe spacing was not specified. This is also true of other estimates, e.g., J. Winckler, Rev. Sci. Instr. 19, 307 (1948). [CrossRef]
  2. W. L. Howes, D. R. Buchele, Natl. Advisory Comm. Aeron. TN 3507 (1955).
  3. A. A. Michelson, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 8, 321 (1924). [CrossRef]
  4. H. Margenau, G. M. Murphy, The Mathematics of Physics and Chemistry (D. Van Nostrand Company Inc., New York, 1943), p. 494.
  5. J. Dyson, Appl. Opt. 2, 487 (1963). [CrossRef]

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