Abstract

We present what we believe to be the first experimental demonstration of anomalous spectral behavior such as spectral shifts and spectral switches due to temporal correlation around the intensity minima in a white-light interferometer. Unusual behavior in the number of spectral fringes, measured within the source bandwidth, as a function of path delay between the interfering beams is also reported. Experimental observations match well with the spectra calculated by using the interference law in the spectral domain.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

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