Basics of Interferometry
  • Author : P. Hariharan
  • Release Date : 02 December 2012
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Genre : Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 213
  • ISBN 13 : 9780080918617

Download or read book entitled Basics of Interferometry written by P. Hariharan and published by Academic Press online. This book was released on 02 December 2012 with total pages 213. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This book is for those who have some knowledge of optics, but little or no previous experience in interferometry. Accordingly, the carefully designed presentation helps readers easily find and assimilate the interferometric techniques they need for precision measurements. Mathematics is held to a minimum, and the topics covered are also summarized in capsule overviews at the beginning and end of each chapter. Each chapter also contains a set of worked problems that give a feel for numbers. The first five chapters present a clear tutorial review of fundamentals. Chapters six and seven discuss the types of lasers and photodetectors used in interferometry. The next eight chapters describe key applications of interferometry: measurements of length, optical testing, studies of refractive index fields, interference microscopy, holographic and speckle interferometry, interferometric sensors, interference spectroscopy, and Fourier-transform spectroscopy. The final chapter offers suggestions on choosing and setting up an interferometer.

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