The analysis of spatially displayed signals, in the form of fringe patterns that are present in interferometric coherent optical imaging, needs specific tools for the purpose of extracting quantitative information. Within this context, the authors succeed in presenting numerical simulations and practical examples which will be useful to all of those working on fringe analysis. The content of this book makes it suitable for a large audience ranging from graduate students to researchers who want to learn more about the ever-growing field of non-contact optical measurements.

Review by Christian Brosseau, OSA Fellow and professor of physics, Université de Bretagne Occidentale, Brest, France.

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