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  • Vol. 52, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 2013
  • pp: A433–A440

Calculation method for a quadrature phase-shifting interferometer and its applications

Suezou Nakadate, Shinya Sawada, Tomohiro Kiire, Masato Shibuya, and Toyohiko Yatagai  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 52, Issue 1, pp. A433-A440 (2013)

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A calculation method for a quadrature phase-shifting interferometer is presented, and its applications to specular and speckle interferometers and digital holography are described. Two sets of quadrature phase-shifted interferograms are acquired, and the calculation method proposed gives the phase distribution of the interferograms. The principle of the calculation method with error analysis and experimental results for specular and speckle interferometers and digital holography are also given.

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OCIS Codes
(120.3180) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Interferometry
(090.1995) Holography : Digital holography
(120.6165) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Speckle interferometry, metrology

Original Manuscript: September 5, 2012
Revised Manuscript: November 27, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: November 27, 2012
Published: December 13, 2012

Suezou Nakadate, Shinya Sawada, Tomohiro Kiire, Masato Shibuya, and Toyohiko Yatagai, "Calculation method for a quadrature phase-shifting interferometer and its applications," Appl. Opt. 52, A433-A440 (2013)

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