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.
Table of Contents
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
References and Further Reading
"… 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."