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interferometry

Overview page. Subjects: Photography and Photographs.

Is an important tool in measurements concerned with extreme accuracy. This is because the measurement unit is the wavelength of light (which is less than 1 micrometre). It depends on ...

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Polarimetric interferometry

S. R. Cloude.

in Polarisation: Applications in Remote Sensing

October 2009; p ublished online February 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics; Physics. 8771 words.

This chapter deals with the formal fusion of polarisation with interferometry. It develops an approach based on a general coherency matrix formulation, which scales naturally to multiple...

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very long baseline interferometry

Ian Ridpath.

in A Dictionary of Astronomy

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 135 words.

A technique in radio interferometry where telescopes, often many thousands of kilometres apart, may be operated as an interferometer to

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very long baseline interferometry

Edited by Ian Ridpath.

in A Dictionary of Astronomy

P ublished online February 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 140 words.

A technique in radio interferometry where telescopes, often many thousands of kilometres apart, may be operated as an interferometer to

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Introduction to radar interferometry

S. R Cloude.

in Polarisation: Applications in Remote Sensing

October 2009; p ublished online February 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics; Physics. 12054 words.

This chapter forms an introduction to the techniques and ideas behind radar interferometry and its application to remote sensing. It provides a link between Chapters 1-4, which consider...

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long-baseline interferometry

Overview page. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

A technique in which radio telescopes hundreds of kilometres apart can be joined electronically to form an array. Signals received by the various antennas are brought to a central...

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interferometry

Overview page. Subjects: Photography and Photographs.

Is an important tool in measurements concerned with extreme accuracy. This is because the measurement unit is the wavelength of light (which is less than 1 micrometre). It depends on ...

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interferometry

Edited by Andrew J. Butterfield and John Szymanski.

in A Dictionary of Electronics and Electrical Engineering

June 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electronic Engineering. 185 words.

Techniques that use wave interference between several superimposed electromagnetic beams to perform very precise distance measurements. When two waves of

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interferometry

Tony Atkins and Marcel Escudier.

in A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering. 48 words.

A method for determining the density variation in compressible gas flow by analysing the distortion of the interference-fringe patterns produced

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interferometry

E. Julius Dasch.

in A Dictionary of Space Exploration

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 50 words.

Any of several techniques using interference between multiple beams to obtain high-resolution images or spectra of astronomical objects. The very

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interferometry

E. Julius Dasch.

Edited by Stephen James O’Meara.

in A Dictionary of Space Exploration

P ublished online July 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 50 words.

Any of several techniques using interference between multiple beams to obtain high-resolution images or spectra of astronomical objects. The *

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