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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 8 — Apr. 13, 2009
  • pp: 6038–6043

Wavelet-transform analysis for group delay extraction of white light spectral interferograms

Yuqiang Deng, Weijian Yang, Chun Zhou, Xi Wang, Jun Tao, Weipeng Kong, and Zhigang Zhang  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 8, pp. 6038-6043 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.17.006038


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Abstract

We proposed a simple and straightforward technique, wavelet-transform analysis, for group delay extraction from the white light spectral interferograms. In this paper, we demonstrated that the extracted group delay dispersion by wavelet-transform was insensitive to the path length balancing of the interferometer. This promises a flexible and robust technique for chirped mirror characterization.

© 2009 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(100.7410) Image processing : Wavelets
(120.2650) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Fringe analysis
(120.3180) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Interferometry
(260.2030) Physical optics : Dispersion

ToC Category:
Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

History
Original Manuscript: January 7, 2009
Revised Manuscript: March 16, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: March 17, 2009
Published: March 31, 2009

Citation
Yuqiang Deng, Weijian Yang, Chun Zhou, Xi Wang, Jun Tao, Weipeng Kong, and Zhigang Zhang, "Wavelet-transform analysis for group delay extraction of white light spectral interferograms," Opt. Express 17, 6038-6043 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-17-8-6038


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