Speckle and intensity interferometry. Applications to astronomy

  • F. Roddier
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 112)


A tremendous number of applications have been developed in various fields pattern recognition, interferometry, contouring, information processing, optical memories (a volume hologram may store up to 109 bits/mm3), spectroscopy, optical reading, microscopy, detection of fatigue failure in materials or atmospheric pollutants, etc... Moreover the basic concepts of holography in the optical wavelengths can be generalized, and extended to other radiations (X-rays, electronwaves, acoustic waves, etc...) with applications in medicine, biology, astronomy... Some aspects of these applications are given in ref. 13.


Speckle Pattern Atmospheric Turbulence Intensity Fluctuation Reference Wave Laser Speckle 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Roddier
    • 1
  1. 1.Université de NiceFrance

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