A displacement-doubling prism

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Abstract

This paper describes a novel type of prism that can be used to 'noiselessly' double the sensitivity of certain types of high-sensitivity optical displacement sensor. Such a prism has been manufactured, and its displacement-doubling property has been
verified.
LanguageEnglish
Pages192-195
Number of pages4
JournalNuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment
Volume741
Early online date31 Dec 2013
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 21 Mar 2014

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  • prism
  • optical sensors
  • optics
  • optical displacement

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