2. Twyman–Green Interferometer

  1. Daniel Malacara
  1. D. Malacara

Published Online: 2 NOV 2006

DOI: 10.1002/9780470135976.ch2

Optical Shop Testing, Third Edition

Optical Shop Testing, Third Edition

How to Cite

Malacara, D. (2007) Twyman–Green Interferometer, in Optical Shop Testing, Third Edition (ed D. Malacara), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470135976.ch2

Editor Information

  1. Centro de Investigaciones en Optica, A. C., Loma del Bosque # 115 Col. Lomas del Campestre, P.O. Box 1-948, Postal Code 7 150, León, Gto., México

Author Information

  1. Centro de Investigaciones en Optica, A. C., Loma del Bosque # 115 Col. Lomas del Campestre, P.O. Box 1-948, Postal Code 7 150, León, Gto., México

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 NOV 2006
  2. Published Print: 8 JUN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471484042

Online ISBN: 9780470135976

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Keywords:

  • Twyman–Green interferometer;
  • coherence requirements;
  • unequal-path interferometer

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Beam-Splitter

  • Coherence Requirements

  • Uses of a Twyman–Green Interferometer

  • Compensation of Intrinsic Aberrations in the Interferometer

  • Unequal-Path Interferometer

  • Open Path Interferometers

  • Variations from the Twyman–Green Configuration

  • Twyman–Green Interferograms and their Analysis