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An analysis of the phase dispersion in the symmetric beam combiner

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dc.contributor.author Tang, Hong
dc.contributor.author Zhao, Feng
dc.date.accessioned 2006-06-12T23:00:39Z
dc.date.available 2006-06-12T23:00:39Z
dc.date.issued 2006-05-24
dc.identifier.citation SPIE Astronomical Telescopes and Instrumentation, Orlando, Florida, May 24-31, 2006. en
dc.identifier.clearanceno 06-1147
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2014/39333
dc.description.abstract An astronomical beam combiner combines the two beams of starlight to form white-light fringes. It is desirable that the dispersion of the beam combiner be minimized across the observation wavelength range. We present here an analysis of the phase dispersion from coatings for a symmetric beam combiner. The sensitivity of the dispersion to a slight mismatch in beamsplitter coatings is also studied. en
dc.description.sponsorship NASA/JPL en
dc.format.extent 191610 bytes
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher Pasadena, CA : Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2006. en
dc.subject Beam combiner en
dc.subject coatings en
dc.subject beamsplitter en
dc.subject dispersion en
dc.subject retardance en
dc.title An analysis of the phase dispersion in the symmetric beam combiner en
dc.type Preprint en


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