The Fabry-Perot Interferometer: History, Theory, Practice and Applications

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CRC Press, Jan 1, 1989 - Technology & Engineering - 604 pages
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The Fabry-Perot Interferometer: History, Theory, Practice and Applications presents an invaluable introduction to the Fabry-Perot interferometer, including a brief overview of its history, a look at its applications, and plenty of practical advice on how to use the instrument.

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Contents

Basic Elements of Optical Spectroscopy
44
The Plane FabryPerot Interferometer
89
Practical Operation of Plane FabryPerot Interferometers
135
The Spherical FabryPerot Interferometer
184
Multiple and Multipass Interferometers
214
Applications to Atomic Spectroscopy
254
Applications to Astronomy and Astrophysics
296
line spectroscopy
309
The effect of finite aperture size ray treatment
464
Fourier formulation of the instrumental function and
471
Evaluation of resolving power and étendue for a plane
481
Fundamental limits to the precision of spectroscopic
488
Construction and testing of spacers for FabryPerot étalons
496
Computer control and analysis
504
Interferometers for singlefrequency operation of gas lasers
510
Use of retroreflecting prisms in multipass operation
517

Applications to Light Scattering Studies of Materials
338
Applications to Metrology Optical Bistability Velocimetry Infrared
382
Appendices
447
other experimental considerations
456

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