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Haidinger fringes

[hahy-ding-er]
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plural noun Optics.
  1. interference fringes produced by light passing through thick glass plates at near-normal incidence.

Origin of Haidinger fringes

named after Wilhelm Karl von Haidinger (1795–1871), Austrian mineralogist
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