Interferometer calibration using the random ball test

Wenrui Cai, Dae Wook Kim, Ping Zhou, Robert E. Parks, James H. Burge

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Abstract

Two different approaches (systematically and randomly rotating the CaliBallTM to calibrate a Fizeau interferometer transmission sphere) are demonstrated with similar calibration results. Thus, the random approach is preferred as a quicker and easier measurement procedure.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationOptical Fabrication and Testing, OFT 2010
StatePublished - Dec 1 2010
EventOptical Fabrication and Testing, OFT 2010 - Jackson Hole, WY, United States
Duration: Jun 13 2010Jun 17 2010

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherOptical Fabrication and Testing, OFT 2010
CountryUnited States
CityJackson Hole, WY
Period6/13/106/17/10

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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Cai, W., Kim, D. W., Zhou, P., Parks, R. E., & Burge, J. H. (2010). Interferometer calibration using the random ball test. In Optical Fabrication and Testing, OFT 2010 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers).