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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 12 — Jun. 12, 2006
  • pp: 5232–5249

Tilt-shift error detection in phase-shifting interferometry

Krzysztof Patorski, Adam Styk, Luigi Bruno, and Piotr Szwaykowski  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 12, pp. 5232-5249 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.14.005232


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Abstract

Temporal phase shifting in automatic interferogram analysis offers very high accuracy of phase retrieval providing that several experimental conditions are met. The paper is focused on the calibration error of unequal phase changes across the interferogram field, i.e., tilt-shift error. For its detection the lattice-site representation of phase shift angles is proposed. The error can be readily discerned using (N+1) algorithms with the last frame overlapping the first one. Four and five frame algorithms are considered. The influence of experimental parameters on the error detection sensitivity is discussed. Numerical studies are complemented by experimental results.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(120.2650) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Fringe analysis
(120.3180) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Interferometry
(120.5050) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Phase measurement

ToC Category:
Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

History
Original Manuscript: March 30, 2006
Revised Manuscript: May 5, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: May 8, 2006
Published: June 12, 2006

Citation
Krzysztof Patorski, Adam Styk, Luigi Bruno, and Piotr Szwaykowski, "Tilt-shift error detection in phase-shifting interferometry," Opt. Express 14, 5232-5249 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-12-5232


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