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         4A
   δf = ----- ΩEn
         λP
         4A
   δf = ----- ΩEcos(φ)cos(θT)
         λP

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           m*λ
Θm = sin-1[---- - sin(Θi)]
            d
 Type                         d/r   cos-1(1-d/r)   FSR   Finesse Factor
------------------------------------------------------------------------
 Confocal                      1        π/2       c/4d        1/2
 Hemispherical confocal                           c/8d        1/4
 Spherical                     2         π        c/2d         1
 Hemispherical                                    c/4d         1
 Long radius spherical 1      1/2       π/3       c/8d        1/4
 Long radius spherical 2   1/sqrt(2)    π/4
 Planar                        0         0        c/2d         1

 Type                      d/r   cos-1(1-d/r)   FSR        Finesse
----------------------------------------------------------------------
 Confocal                   1         0        c/4d      pi/[2(1-R)]
 Hemispherical confocal    1/2       π/3       c/8d      pi/[4(1-R)]
 Spherical                  2         π        c/2d      pi/[(1-R)]
 Hemispherical              1         0        c/4d       pi/[(1-R)]
 Long radius spherical 1   1/2       π/3       c/8d      pi/[4(1-R)]
 Long radius spherical 2 1/sqrt(2)   π/4
 Planar                     0         0        c/2d        pi/(1-R)

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The general transmission equation for a Fabry-Perot (plane parallel) etalon is given by:

               (1-R1)(1-R2)
T = ----------------------------------
     [1-(R1R2)1/2]2+4(R1R2)1/2sin2(phi)

where:

So, for R1 being the HR mirror with, say, 99.9%R and R2 being the outer surface with around 4%R, the equation reduces to:

                       0.001 * 0.96                          0.00096
   T = ---------------------------------------------- = ------------------
        [1-(0.999*0.04)1/2]2+4(0.999*0.04)1/2sin2(phi)    0.64+0.8sin2(phi)

So, T varies by a factor of about 2.25 as the sin function goes from 1 to 0 depending on phi, which is consistent with the experimental data. "Samuel Goldwasser, an engineering consultant and author of the Sci.Electronics.Repair FAQ which has a massive amount of information relating to the repair of consumer electronics and Sam's Laser FAQ, considered the bible of lasers for experimenters and hobbyists."


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