Accession Number : ADD003224

Title :   Interferometer Stabilizer.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Moore,Wayne E

Report Date : 31 Aug 1976

Pagination or Media Count : 14

Abstract : The patent provides a interferometer stabilization technique that can be implemented with conventional integrated circuit technology. It provides a system for eliminating complex mechanical and temperature control in interferometer apparatus. It provides a technique for stabilizing interferometers over long periods of time without the need for monitoring. It provides a digital stabilization system which controls surface parallelism with increased accuracy and high reliability. It provides improved timing and control of interferometer elements for aligning optical surfaces for optimal performance.

Descriptors :   *Fabry Perot interferometer, *Stabilization systems, *Patents, Parallel orientation, Alignment, Digital systems, Optical instruments, Interferometers, Integrated circuits

Subject Categories : Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
      Optics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE