Share this entry

Share this page

interferogram

Syllabification: in·ter·fer·o·gram
Pronunciation: /ˌin(t)ərˈfirəˌɡram
 
/
(British also interferogramme)

Definition of interferogram in English:

noun

Physics
A pattern formed by wave interference, especially one represented in a photograph or diagram.
Example sentences
  • This dynamic interferometer with a holographic optical element produces four phase-shifted interferograms imaged on a single detector.
  • The interferogram exhibits well-defined Newton rings, indicating that the vesicle is not moving or does not show strong thermally excited bending fluctuations.
  • When the two interfaces are very close together the path difference between the interfering rays is zero and the interferogram exhibits a minimum in the intensity.

Definition of interferogram in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day prepotent
Pronunciation: prɪˈpəʊt(ə)nt
adjective
greater than others in power or influence