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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 8 — Apr. 22, 2013
  • pp: 10182–10187

Compact static imaging spectrometer combining spectral zooming capability with a birefringent interferometer

Jie Li, Jingping Zhu, Chun Qi, Chuanlin Zheng, Bo Gao, Yunyao Zhang, and Xun Hou  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 8, pp. 10182-10187 (2013)

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A compact static birefringent imaging spectrometer (BIS) with spectral zooming capability is presented. It based on two identical Wollaston prisms and has no slit. The most significant advantage of the BIS is that we can conveniently select spectral resolution to adapt to different application requirements and greatly reduce the size of the spectral image data for capturing, saving, transferring, and processing. Also, we show this configuration blend the advantage of a grating spectrometer and a Michelson interferometer: extremely compact, robust, wide free spectral range and very high throughput.

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OCIS Codes
(120.6200) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Spectrometers and spectroscopic instrumentation
(300.6300) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, Fourier transforms
(110.4234) Imaging systems : Multispectral and hyperspectral imaging

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Original Manuscript: February 21, 2013
Revised Manuscript: April 3, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: April 5, 2013
Published: April 16, 2013

Jie Li, Jingping Zhu, Chun Qi, Chuanlin Zheng, Bo Gao, Yunyao Zhang, and Xun Hou, "Compact static imaging spectrometer combining spectral zooming capability with a birefringent interferometer," Opt. Express 21, 10182-10187 (2013)

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