interferometer


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any measuring instrument that uses interference patterns to make accurate measurements of waves

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You are invited to tender for a Phase Doppler Interferometer (PDI).
The ring laser interferometer could similarly be used to detect infrasound from hurricanes and volcanoes, and Dunn noted that the research team plans to "continue exploring how ring lasers can help reduce the impact of natural hazards.
After all, isn't LIGO really just a scaled-up version of the Michelson interferometer of 1887?
Mavalvala worked with researchers at the US-based underground detectors Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) Laboratory to build sophisticated sensors to detect gravitational ripples created from the collision of two black holes some 1.
Similarly, the Michelson-Morley interferometer measurements Cahill refers to in [1] were not developed to measure the speed of light, c, but to measure relative motion, v to a postulated luminiferous ether.
In this case, due to the dominant influence of interferometer cosine error (Quenelle, 1983.
Figure 1 shows a spectrogram of output waveform of laser interferometer and contains two main components as discrete AE signal component and continuous noise component.
Figure 12 shows the fringe trace that results when one mirror of a Michelson-type interferometer is allowed to free fall.
The PhaseCam 4010-MW is a polarization-based Twyman-Green interferometer system allowing rapid, accurate testing of surfaces that could not be done interferometrically before now.
The DS-80 micro laser interferometer with precision optical technology is designed for the continuous and accurate detection of tiny movements in a variety of applications.
Booth, head of control system development for the Keck Interferometer at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, will present the program, ``Planet Hunting and Other Astrophysics Done with High-Resolution Imaging.
Three approaches are usually considered when giving a AOA-measurement (also known as direction-finding, or DF) capability for monopulse RF signals to a given military platform: (1) the amplitude-difference approach, (2) the interferometer approach and (3) the time-difference-of-arrival (TDOA) approach.
The laser head used in the system is said to be 10 times smaller than a laser interferometer system (this system uses a modulated beam reflected off of a movable target).
The two primary systems for linear displacement and volumetric calibration of machine tools and CMMs include the dual aperture laser interferometer system and the single aperture interferometer system.
The initial research into the technique, which was used to produce a device called an interferometer, was completed by Professor Irvine and his team at Bangor and the company already has a number of blue-chip electronics clients.