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Publication Citation: Power Spectral Density: Is it right?

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Author(s): Ulf Griesmann; John Lehan; Jiyoung Chu;
Title: Power Spectral Density: Is it right?
Published: June 13, 2010
Abstract: We concentrate on the instrumental issues surrounding power spectral density (PSD) determination, using as an example, the most common optical shop QA tool, the Fizeau interferometer. We briefly discuss the properties of an ideal calibration method for PSD and some of the methods that have been used for this task. Finally, we discuss the method we have been using and some general rules for obtaining better PSD data.
Conference: Optical Fabrication and Testing 2010
Proceedings: OSA Technical Digest Series
Pages: 3 pp.
Location: Jackson Hole, WY
Dates: June 13-16, 2010
Keywords: Interferometry, power spectral density
Research Areas: Optical Metrology
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