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A displacement-doubling prism

Lockerbie, Nicholas (2014) A displacement-doubling prism. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, 741. pp. 192-195. ISSN 0168-9002

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Abstract

This paper describes a novel type of prism that can be used to 'noiselessly' double the sensitivity of certain types of high-sensitivity optical displacement sensor. Such a prism has been manufactured, and its displacement-doubling property has been verified.