Fluid flow analysis by a modified, white light, Lau interferometer

M.T. Stickland, Peter Waddell, S. Mason, S. McKay, L. Mair

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This paper presents a sharp focussing schlieren system based upon a modified Lau interferometer. A method of reducing the depth of focus of the system is demonstrated and the development of the system to study large fields of view by theincorporation of flexible membrane mirrors is discussed.
Original languageEnglish
JournalExperiments in Fluids
Publication statusPublished - 2002


  • fluid analysis
  • fluids
  • interferometer
  • fluid dynamics


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