Abstract

We describe a method of coinciding the optical center with the center of gravity in an optical element with a corner cube prism. It uses a Michelson interferometer and a rotating table for detection of the discrepancy between the optical center and the center of gravity. Consisting of two procedures: to coincide the optical center with the axis of rotation and to coincide the center of gravity with the axis, this method can adjust the center of gravity close to the axis within 50 μm and the optical center within 1 μm.

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1987

H. Hanada, T. Tsubokawa, S. Takano, S. Tsuruta, “New Design of Absolute Gravimeter for Continuous Observations,” Rev. Sci. Instrum. 58, 669 (1987).
[CrossRef]

1983

G. P. Arnautov, Yu. D. Boulanger, E. N. Kalish, V. P. Koronkevitch, Yu. F. Stus, V. G. Tarasyuk, “Gabl, an Absolute Free-Fall Laser Gravimeter,” Metrologia 19, 49 (1983).
[CrossRef]

1982

M. A. Zumberge, R. L. Rinker, J. E. Faller, “A Portable Apparatus for Absolute Measurements of the Earth’s Gravity,” Metrologia 18, 145 (1982).
[CrossRef]

1978

I. Murata, “A Transportable Apparatus for Absolute Measurement of Gravity,” Bull. Earthquake Res. Inst. 53, 49 (1978).

H. Hanada, M. Yanagisawa, I. Murata, “An Experiment on Non-Rotating Free Fall Method for the Absolute Gravimetry,” J. Geod. Soc. Jpn. 24, 191 (1978).

1973

G. A. Bell, D. L. H. Gibbings, J. B. Patterson, “An Absolute Determination of the Gravitational Accelerationat Sydney, Australia,” Metrologia 9, 47 (1973).
[CrossRef]

1948

Arnautov, G. P.

G. P. Arnautov, Yu. D. Boulanger, E. N. Kalish, V. P. Koronkevitch, Yu. F. Stus, V. G. Tarasyuk, “Gabl, an Absolute Free-Fall Laser Gravimeter,” Metrologia 19, 49 (1983).
[CrossRef]

Bell, G. A.

G. A. Bell, D. L. H. Gibbings, J. B. Patterson, “An Absolute Determination of the Gravitational Accelerationat Sydney, Australia,” Metrologia 9, 47 (1973).
[CrossRef]

Boulanger, Yu. D.

G. P. Arnautov, Yu. D. Boulanger, E. N. Kalish, V. P. Koronkevitch, Yu. F. Stus, V. G. Tarasyuk, “Gabl, an Absolute Free-Fall Laser Gravimeter,” Metrologia 19, 49 (1983).
[CrossRef]

Faller, J. E.

M. A. Zumberge, R. L. Rinker, J. E. Faller, “A Portable Apparatus for Absolute Measurements of the Earth’s Gravity,” Metrologia 18, 145 (1982).
[CrossRef]

Gibbings, D. L. H.

G. A. Bell, D. L. H. Gibbings, J. B. Patterson, “An Absolute Determination of the Gravitational Accelerationat Sydney, Australia,” Metrologia 9, 47 (1973).
[CrossRef]

Hanada, H.

H. Hanada, T. Tsubokawa, S. Takano, S. Tsuruta, “New Design of Absolute Gravimeter for Continuous Observations,” Rev. Sci. Instrum. 58, 669 (1987).
[CrossRef]

H. Hanada, M. Yanagisawa, I. Murata, “An Experiment on Non-Rotating Free Fall Method for the Absolute Gravimetry,” J. Geod. Soc. Jpn. 24, 191 (1978).

Kalish, E. N.

G. P. Arnautov, Yu. D. Boulanger, E. N. Kalish, V. P. Koronkevitch, Yu. F. Stus, V. G. Tarasyuk, “Gabl, an Absolute Free-Fall Laser Gravimeter,” Metrologia 19, 49 (1983).
[CrossRef]

Koronkevitch, V. P.

G. P. Arnautov, Yu. D. Boulanger, E. N. Kalish, V. P. Koronkevitch, Yu. F. Stus, V. G. Tarasyuk, “Gabl, an Absolute Free-Fall Laser Gravimeter,” Metrologia 19, 49 (1983).
[CrossRef]

Murata, I.

H. Hanada, M. Yanagisawa, I. Murata, “An Experiment on Non-Rotating Free Fall Method for the Absolute Gravimetry,” J. Geod. Soc. Jpn. 24, 191 (1978).

I. Murata, “A Transportable Apparatus for Absolute Measurement of Gravity,” Bull. Earthquake Res. Inst. 53, 49 (1978).

Patterson, J. B.

G. A. Bell, D. L. H. Gibbings, J. B. Patterson, “An Absolute Determination of the Gravitational Accelerationat Sydney, Australia,” Metrologia 9, 47 (1973).
[CrossRef]

Peck, E. R.

Rinker, R. L.

M. A. Zumberge, R. L. Rinker, J. E. Faller, “A Portable Apparatus for Absolute Measurements of the Earth’s Gravity,” Metrologia 18, 145 (1982).
[CrossRef]

Sakuma, A.

A. Sakuma, “Gravitational Acceleration, Mass, and Electrical Quantities,” in Precision Measurement and Fundamental Constants II, B. N. Taylor, W. D. Phillips, Eds., Natl. Bur. Stand. U.S., Spec. Publ. 617, 397 (1984).

Stus, Yu. F.

G. P. Arnautov, Yu. D. Boulanger, E. N. Kalish, V. P. Koronkevitch, Yu. F. Stus, V. G. Tarasyuk, “Gabl, an Absolute Free-Fall Laser Gravimeter,” Metrologia 19, 49 (1983).
[CrossRef]

Takano, S.

H. Hanada, T. Tsubokawa, S. Takano, S. Tsuruta, “New Design of Absolute Gravimeter for Continuous Observations,” Rev. Sci. Instrum. 58, 669 (1987).
[CrossRef]

Tarasyuk, V. G.

G. P. Arnautov, Yu. D. Boulanger, E. N. Kalish, V. P. Koronkevitch, Yu. F. Stus, V. G. Tarasyuk, “Gabl, an Absolute Free-Fall Laser Gravimeter,” Metrologia 19, 49 (1983).
[CrossRef]

Tsubokawa, T.

H. Hanada, T. Tsubokawa, S. Takano, S. Tsuruta, “New Design of Absolute Gravimeter for Continuous Observations,” Rev. Sci. Instrum. 58, 669 (1987).
[CrossRef]

Tsuruta, S.

H. Hanada, T. Tsubokawa, S. Takano, S. Tsuruta, “New Design of Absolute Gravimeter for Continuous Observations,” Rev. Sci. Instrum. 58, 669 (1987).
[CrossRef]

Yanagisawa, M.

H. Hanada, M. Yanagisawa, I. Murata, “An Experiment on Non-Rotating Free Fall Method for the Absolute Gravimetry,” J. Geod. Soc. Jpn. 24, 191 (1978).

Zumberge, M. A.

M. A. Zumberge, R. L. Rinker, J. E. Faller, “A Portable Apparatus for Absolute Measurements of the Earth’s Gravity,” Metrologia 18, 145 (1982).
[CrossRef]

Bull. Earthquake Res. Inst.

I. Murata, “A Transportable Apparatus for Absolute Measurement of Gravity,” Bull. Earthquake Res. Inst. 53, 49 (1978).

J. Geod. Soc. Jpn.

H. Hanada, M. Yanagisawa, I. Murata, “An Experiment on Non-Rotating Free Fall Method for the Absolute Gravimetry,” J. Geod. Soc. Jpn. 24, 191 (1978).

J. Opt. Soc. Am.

Metrologia

G. A. Bell, D. L. H. Gibbings, J. B. Patterson, “An Absolute Determination of the Gravitational Accelerationat Sydney, Australia,” Metrologia 9, 47 (1973).
[CrossRef]

M. A. Zumberge, R. L. Rinker, J. E. Faller, “A Portable Apparatus for Absolute Measurements of the Earth’s Gravity,” Metrologia 18, 145 (1982).
[CrossRef]

G. P. Arnautov, Yu. D. Boulanger, E. N. Kalish, V. P. Koronkevitch, Yu. F. Stus, V. G. Tarasyuk, “Gabl, an Absolute Free-Fall Laser Gravimeter,” Metrologia 19, 49 (1983).
[CrossRef]

Rev. Sci. Instrum.

H. Hanada, T. Tsubokawa, S. Takano, S. Tsuruta, “New Design of Absolute Gravimeter for Continuous Observations,” Rev. Sci. Instrum. 58, 669 (1987).
[CrossRef]

Other

A. Sakuma, “Gravitational Acceleration, Mass, and Electrical Quantities,” in Precision Measurement and Fundamental Constants II, B. N. Taylor, W. D. Phillips, Eds., Natl. Bur. Stand. U.S., Spec. Publ. 617, 397 (1984).

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