Interferometric optical path difference measurement using sinusoidal frequency modulation of a diode laser

David J. Webb, R.M. Taylor, Julian D.C. Jones, David A. Jackson

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Abstract

We describe a technique applicable to interferometric systems illuminated by a laser diode, whereby the optical path difference is recovered by means of sinusoidal modulation of the laser emission frequency.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)245-248
Number of pages4
JournalOptics Communications
Volume66
Issue number5-6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 15 May 1988

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Keywords

  • interferometric systems
  • laser diode
  • sinusoidal modulation
  • laser emission frequency

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Webb, David J. ; Taylor, R.M. ; Jones, Julian D.C. ; Jackson, David A. / Interferometric optical path difference measurement using sinusoidal frequency modulation of a diode laser. In: Optics Communications. 1988 ; Vol. 66, No. 5-6. pp. 245-248.
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In: Optics Communications, Vol. 66, No. 5-6, 15.05.1988, p. 245-248.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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