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  • Vol. 60, Iss. 7 — Jul. 1, 1970
  • pp: 915–917

Reversed-Radial-Shearing Interferometry

OLOF BRYNGDAHL  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA, Vol. 60, Issue 7, pp. 915-917 (1970)

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A type of shearing interferometry is presented in which the wave front under test interferes with a radially reversed replica of itself. The radial reversal of the wave front can be achieved either by an axicon—lens system or by use of a circular grating. Experimental verification is shown.

OLOF BRYNGDAHL, "Reversed-Radial-Shearing Interferometry," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 60, 915-917 (1970)

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