Abstract

This paper describes a CO2 laser interferometer allowing absolute distance measurements using a set of CO2 lines. The method relies on the so-called fractional fringe technique. First, we introduce some theoretical topics related to this application of CO2 spectroscopy. The second part of the paper is a description of the instrument.

© 1979 Optical Society of America

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