mirror interferometer

mirror interferometer

[′mir·ər ‚in·tər·fə′räm·əd·ər]
(engineering)
An interferometer used in radio astronomy, in which the sea surface acts as a mirror to reflect radio waves up to a single antenna, where the reflected waves interfere with the waves arriving directly from the source.
(optics)
Any interferometer which makes use of mirror interference.
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The KMS100(TM) also features a new high resolution positioning stage incorporating ZYGO's ZMI 510 High Stability Plane Mirror Interferometer and planar optics, and new Zygo proprietary optical proximity effect (OPE) correcting algorithms, to deliver the optical resolution, linearity, and precision necessary for measuring subwavelength features on advanced reticles.
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