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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 3 — Feb. 5, 2007
  • pp: 1361–1368

Highly achromatic Fourier-transform spectrometer

David G. Winters, Philip Schlup, and Randy A. Bartels  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 3, pp. 1361-1368 (2007)

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We present a simplified all-reflective Fourier transform spectrometer with a split-mirror configuration for use over a broad spectral range with spatially coherent sources. The device is particularly well suited for measurement of broadband laser-like light, with resolution limited by beam size and collimation. Spectra are taken in the near-UV and the mid-IR, a total span of 4.6 octaves, including an octave spanning spectrum. Potential sources of error are investigated both theoretically and experimentally.

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OCIS Codes
(120.6200) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Spectrometers and spectroscopic instrumentation
(300.6300) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, Fourier transforms
(320.7150) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast spectroscopy

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Original Manuscript: December 7, 2006
Revised Manuscript: January 17, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: January 19, 2007
Published: February 5, 2007

David G. Winters, Philip Schlup, and Randy A. Bartels, "Highly achromatic Fourier-transform spectrometer," Opt. Express 15, 1361-1368 (2007)

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