interference fringe


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n interference fringe one of the light or dark bands produced by the interference and diffraction of light
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Interference fringe (Optics) See Fringe.
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In literature:

Thus there is an alternation of distinct interference fringes with uniform illumination.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 633, February 18, 1888" by Various
The interference fringes will not be concentric circles unless the lens is properly centred.
"On Laboratory Arts" by Richard Threlfall

In science:

The quantum distribution (2) will correspond to the quantum equilibrium distribution ρQT (λ), while nonequilibrium ρ(λ) 6= ρQT (λ) will generally imply deviations from (2) — for example, an anomalous blurring of the interference fringes.
Astrophysical and Cosmological Tests of Quantum Theory
Overall sensitivity is both a function of the effective momentum transfer of the atom optics (keff ) and the signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) of the interference fringes.
Testing General Relativity with Atom Interferometry
Although high-contrast fringes were observed for two initially independent condensates, in many literature (see for example [7, 8, 9] and references therein), it is shown that there is no interference term in the density expectation value for two initially independent condensates.
Interaction-induced interference for two independent Bose-Einstein condensates
Based on Eqs. (34) and (42), we see that the emergence of the effective order parameter Φe gives us strong evidence that the coherence is formed in the interaction process between two initially independent condensates, and thus results in the emergence of high-contrast interference fringes.
Interaction-induced interference for two independent Bose-Einstein condensates
The interference fringes serve as consecutive time marks.
Deep-space laser-ranging missions ASTROD (Astrodynamical Space Test of Relativity using Optical Devices) and ASTROD I for astrodynamics and astrometry