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Power Spectral Density: Is it right?

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Author(s)

Ulf Griesmann, John Lehan, Jiyoung Chu

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.
Proceedings Title
OSA Technical Digest Series
Conference Dates
June 13-16, 2010
Conference Location
Jackson Hole, WY
Conference Title
Optical Fabrication and Testing 2010

Keywords

Interferometry, power spectral density

Citation

Griesmann, U. , Lehan, J. and Chu, J. (2010), Power Spectral Density: Is it right?, OSA Technical Digest Series, Jackson Hole, WY, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=905045 (Accessed June 20, 2024)

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Created June 13, 2010, Updated February 19, 2017