The Fabry-Perot Interferometer: History, Theory, Practice and Applications, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

The Fabry-Perot Interferometer

History, Theory, Practice and Applications, 1st Edition

By M Vaughan

CRC Press

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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"… enjoyable at many levels-for its historical interest, as an overall perspective of some 25 years of exciting developments and as a valuable source of information of the state of the art."

-Nature

Table of Contents

Historical Background

Basic Elements of Optical Spectroscopy

The Plane Fabry-Perot Interferometer

Practical Operation of Plane Fabry-Perot Interferometers

The Spherical Fabry-Perot Interferometer

Multiple and Multi-Pass Interferometers

Applications to Atomic Spectroscopy

Application to Astronomy and Astrophysics

Application to Light Scattering Studies of Materials

Applications to Metrology, Optical Bistability, Velocimetry, Infrared, Sensors, Plasma Physics, and Miscellaneous Devices

Appendices

References and Further Reading

Index

About the Series

Series in Optics and Optoelectronics

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI053000
SCIENCE / Optics
TEC019000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Lasers & Photonics