Adjective "interferometric" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ˌɪntəfɛrəˈmɛtrɪk/

Definitions and examples

adjective

  1. 'This technique is closely related to a previous interferometric method for measuring the optical phase-space distribution of a light field.'
  2. 'Accurate interferometric metrology is the cornerstone of precision optical fabrication.'

Definitions

1. Optics. a device that separates a beam of light into two ray beams, usually by means of reflection, and that brings the rays together to produce interference, used to measure wavelength, index of refraction, and astronomical distances.

2. Astronomy. an instrument for measuring the angular separation of double stars or the diameter of giant stars by means of the interference phenomena of light emitted by these stars.

More examples(as adjective)

"systems can be interferometric."

Origin

(interferometer)