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A Quadruple Monochromator

Naturevolume 169page977 (1952) | Download Citation



IN previous communications1–3, the principle of a method for converting a single monochromator into a multiple monochromator and the application of this principle to the construction of double monochromators were described. An infrared spectrometer constructed on this principle showed a considerable improvement over a single monochromator. A quadruple monochromator has now been constructed on the same principle, and our experience indicates that the construction of higher-order monochromators will not be unduly difficult.

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  1. 1

    Walsh, A., Nature, 167, 810 (1951).

  2. 2

    Walsh, A., J. Opt. Soc. Amer. [Feb. 1952].

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  1. Chemical Physics Section, Division of Industrial Chemistry, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, Melbourne

    • N. S. HAM
    • , A. WALSH
    •  & J. B. WILLIS


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