In this paper, a Fourier-optics approach to scatterplate interferometry is introduced. In particular, it is used to explain how energy is conserved for both “phase” and “density” type scatterplates.
© 1979 Optical Society of America
Lawrence F. Rubin and James C. Wyant, "Energy distribution in a scatterplate interferometer," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 69, 1305-1308 (1979)