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  • Vol. 28, Iss. 2 — Jan. 15, 2003
  • pp: 126–128

Jamin Fabry–Perot interferometer

Dominique Chauvat, Christophe Bonnet, Alain Durand, Marc Vallet, and Albert Le Floch  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 28, Issue 2, pp. 126-128 (2003)

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A novel type of interferometer was designed and tested experimentally. It combines the advantages of the spatial path separation used in the two-wave polarized Jamin interferometer and the high sensitivity that characterizes the multiwave Fabry–Perot interferometer. Furthermore, when it is sandwiched between crossed polarizers it shows a sensitivity to intracavity anisotropies that is proportional to the square of the Fabry–Perot interferometer’s finesse.

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OCIS Codes
(120.2230) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Fabry-Perot
(120.3180) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Interferometry
(260.5430) Physical optics : Polarization

Dominique Chauvat, Christophe Bonnet, Alain Durand, Marc Vallet, and Albert Le Floch, "Jamin Fabry–Perot interferometer," Opt. Lett. 28, 126-128 (2003)

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