Plasma Laboratory - Weizmann Institute of Science

Z-pinch 1D interferometry setup


The setup shown in Fig. ‎1 includes the Mach-Zehnder interferometer used to examine valve-nozzle systems in our laboratory. The laser used is a 532 nm, 100 mW CW laser. A photodiode is placed at a certain point in the region of interference and records the intensity of the fringes as a function of time.

Fig. ‎1: The 1D Mach-Zehnder interferometer experimental setup.

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Modified on: 2010-05-23