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  • Vol. 43, Iss. 6 — Jun. 1, 1953
  • pp: 505–507

Wavelength or Length Measurement by Reversible Fringe Counting

EDSON R. PECK and S. WENDELL OBETZ  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA, Vol. 43, Issue 6, pp. 505-507 (1953)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSA.43.000505


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Abstract

Optical and electronic means have been devised and tested for reversible counting of fringes from a corner-cube or Michelson interferometer. Counting rates of 1000/sec have been achieved but do not represent the attainable limit.

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EDSON R. PECK and S. WENDELL OBETZ, "Wavelength or Length Measurement by Reversible Fringe Counting," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 43, 505-507 (1953)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josa/abstract.cfm?URI=josa-43-6-505


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  1. E. R. Peck, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 38, No. 1, 66 (1948).
  2. E. R. Peck, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 38, 1015–1024 (1948).
  3. K. H. Barney, "A Binary Quantizer," M.S. thesis, Northwestern Technological Institute, 1949.
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