Definition of Interferometry

1. Noun. (physics) the design and use of optical or radio interferometers ¹



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Definition of Interferometry

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Medical Definition of Interferometry

1. Method of gathering information about a medium by using an interferometer or similar technique. Optical - Uses light as the wave to be interfered. Microwave - Uses microwaves instead. Microwave interferometry is especially useful in plasma physics for measuring plasma densities. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Interferometry

interferential
interferential stimulation
interferents
interferer
interferers
interferes
interfering
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interferograms
interferometer
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interferometry (current term)
interferon
interferon-alpha
interferon-alpha 2a
interferon-alpha 2b
interferon-b2
interferon-beta
interferon-gamma
interferon inducers
interferon type I
interferon type II
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Literary usage of Interferometry

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1. Outlines of Applied Optics by Perley Gilman Nutting (1912)
"interferometry. The shortness and reproducibility of wave length of light waves make them valuable tools in precise determinations of position and ..."

2. Interferometer Experiments in Acoustics and Gravitation by Carl Barus (1921)
"CHAPTER I. THE OPEN MERCURY MANOMETER READ BY DISPLACEMENT interferometry. I. Apparatus.—This is practically a U-tube, ..."

3. Year Book by Carnegie Institution of Washington (1920)
"The interferometry of Reversed and Non-reversed Spectra. Part III: Displacement interferometry by the Aid of Achromatic Fringes. ..."

4. NBS Special Publication by United States National Bureau of Standards (1920)
"interferometry. In addition to the testing of several thousand precision end gauges, the principle of interference of light waves has been applied in ..."

5. Priorities in Space Science Enabled by Nuclear Power And Propulsion by Ssb (2006)
"One such new opportunity is created by the ability to conduct radio interferometry using baselines extending over many AU. Figure 8.1 shows the angular ..."

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