TITLE

Optical measurement of large transient mechanical displacements

AUTHOR(S)
Barrie`re, Christophe; Royer, Daniel
PUB. DATE
August 2001
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;8/6/2001, Vol. 79 Issue 6
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A simple method suitable for extracting large mechanical displacements from the phase modulation of an optical beam reflected from the moving surface is presented. In the MHz range, transient displacements larger than 1 μm have been measured with a standard heterodyne interferometer. © 2001 American Institute of Physics.
ACCESSION #
4936884

 

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