shearing interferometer


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shearing interferometer

[′shir·iŋ ‚in·tər·fə′räm·əd·ər]
(optics)
An interferometer in which a wavefront is interfered with a version of itself that has been modified in some manner; includes lateral shear interferometers and radial shear interferometers.
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The main advantages of digital speckle shearing interferometer are the ease and speed with which fringe patterns can be obtained.