4. Lateral Shear Interferometers

  1. Daniel Malacara
  1. M. Strojnik2,
  2. G. Paez2 and
  3. M. Mantravadi1

Published Online: 2 NOV 2006

DOI: 10.1002/9780470135976.ch4

Optical Shop Testing, Third Edition

Optical Shop Testing, Third Edition

How to Cite

Strojnik, M., Paez, G. and Mantravadi, M. (2007) Lateral Shear Interferometers, in Optical Shop Testing, Third Edition (ed D. Malacara), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470135976.ch4

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. 1

    2301 West 120th Street, P. O. Box 5032, Hawthorne, CA 90251-5032, USA

  2. 2

    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:

  • lateral shearing interferometry and lateral shear interferometers;
  • unknown wavefront evaluation;
  • vectorial shearing interferometer

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Coherence Properties of the Light Source

  • Brief Theory of Lateral Shearing Interferometry

  • Evaluation of an Unknown Wavefront

  • Lateral Shearing Interferometers in Collimated Light (White Light Compensated)

  • Lateral Shearing Interferometers in Convergent Light (White Light Compensated)

  • Lateral Shearing Interferometers Using Lasers

  • Other Types of Lateral Shearing Interferometers

  • Vectorial Shearing Interferometer