Abstract

The use of gradient-index lenses, which inherently have fewer surface defects than conventional convex lenses, for laser-beam expansion in interferometry results in improved fringe visibility without loss of light intensity and the need for stringent alignment requirements.

© 1993 Optical Society of America

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