Interferometer

  • (noun): Any measuring instrument that uses interference patterns to make accurate measurements of waves.

Some articles on interferometer, interferometers:

Richard Q. Twiss
... This led to the development of the Hanbury Brown-Twiss intensity interferometer in the UK in 1954 ... Twiss went on to help construct the Narrabri Stellar Intensity Interferometer ... Observations with the interferometer began in 1965 ...
Immersion Mirau Interferometer
... An immersion Mirau interferometer is a modification of a Mirau interferometer, in which the light path is immersed in a liquid medium ... One application of an immersion Mirau interferometer is to image cells with medium ...
Mark III Stellar Interferometer
... The Mark III Stellar Interferometer was a long-baseline optical astronomical interferometer, located at the Mount Wilson Observatory, California, United States ... The Naval Observatory later constructed a larger interferometer, the Navy Prototype Optical Interferometer ... The Mark III interferometer was used to resolve a number of spectroscopic binary systems, including Alpha Andromedae, Phi Cygni, and many others ...
Linnik Interferometer
... A Linnik interferometer is a two-beam interferometer used in microscopy and surface contour measurements or topography ... The basic configuration is the same as a Michelson interferometer ... In the image of a Linnik interferometer at right, 110 is the light source, 164 the detector ...
Hardy's Paradox - Setup Description and The Results
... block of Hardy’s thought experiment are two Mach–Zehnder interferometers for quantum particles ... Each interferometer is tuned so that when operating individually particles only ever exit to the same particle detector ... For example, for the right hand side interferometer, when operating alone, particles entering in arm would always exit in arm In the actual experiment the interferometers are arranged so that part of their ...