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Optics Express

  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 12 — Jun. 13, 2005
  • pp: 4396–4405

On the feasibility for determining the amplitude zeroes in polychromatic fields

Oleg V. Angelsky, Steen G. Hanson, Alexander P. Maksimyak, and Peter P. Maksimyak  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 12, pp. 4396-4405 (2005)

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The technique of an inverted chromascope is introduced for determining the points of amplitude zeroes for the spectral components of a polychromatic radiation field. Applications of this technique for processing of experimentally obtained light distributions are demonstrated, both arising from birefringence and from speckle fields.

© 2005 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(120.3180) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Interferometry
(120.4630) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Optical inspection
(170.6960) Medical optics and biotechnology : Tomography
(180.1790) Microscopy : Confocal microscopy
(240.5770) Optics at surfaces : Roughness
(290.5820) Scattering : Scattering measurements

ToC Category:
Research Papers

Original Manuscript: April 29, 2005
Revised Manuscript: May 26, 2005
Published: June 13, 2005

Oleg Angelsky, Steen Hanson, Alexander Maksimyak, and Peter Maksimyak, "On the feasibility for determining the amplitude zeroes in polychromatic fields," Opt. Express 13, 4396-4405 (2005)

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