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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 3 — Feb. 1, 2010
  • pp: 1794–1800

Angular probe based on using Fabry-Perot etalon and scanning technique

Shyh-Tsong Lin, Sheng-Lih Yeh, and Zhi-Feng Lin  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 3, pp. 1794-1800 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.18.001794


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Abstract

A novel angular probe using the Fabry-Perot etalon and angular scanning technique is proposed for absolute angular displacement determinations in this paper. The measurement theory is first derived, a setup constructed to implement the angular probe is then introduced and analyzed, and the experimental results from the uses of the setup are finally presented. The setup analyses reveal that the probe is with high measurement resolution and sensitivity. The experimental results not only confirm the validity, stability, accuracy, and repeatability, but also show an application of the angular probe.

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OCIS Codes
(120.3940) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Metrology
(120.4570) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Optical design of instruments

ToC Category:
Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

History
Original Manuscript: September 11, 2009
Revised Manuscript: December 20, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: January 5, 2010
Published: January 15, 2010

Citation
Shyh-Tsong Lin, Sheng-Lih Yeh, and Zhi-Feng Lin, "Angular probe based on using Fabry-Perot etalon and scanning technique," Opt. Express 18, 1794-1800 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-18-3-1794


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