We present a high speed phase shifting interferometer which utilizes the self injection locking of a frequency tunable laser diode. By using a confocal Fabry-Perot cavity made of ultra low expansion glass, and linearly modulating the laser diode current, the laser frequency could be injection locked to the resonant modes of the Fabry-Perot cavity consecutively. It provided equal phase steps to the interferograms which are ideal to be analyzed by the Carré algorithm. The phase step error was evaluated to be about 3 MHz which corresponds to 0.2 nm in length measurement. With this technique, profile measurements are insensitive to external vibration since four 640×480 pixels images can be acquired within 4 ms. Difference of two profile measurements, each made with and without vibration isolation, respectively, was evaluated to be 0.5 nm (rms).
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