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Automatic Evaluation of Interference Patterns

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000053715D
Original Publication Date: 1981-Oct-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-12

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Makosch, G Solf, B [+details]

Abstract

Optical interferometry is a suitable means for determining surface topographies; however, visual evaluation of the fringe patterns is intricate, and known automatic systems (e.g., point-to-point evaluation) lack speed and accuracy.