âyene-ye Lloyd (#)
Fr.: miroir de Lloyd
An optical arrangement in which light from a source is allowed to fall on a plane mirror at → grazing incidence. The light directly coming from the source interferes with the light reflected from the mirror forming an → interference pattern. See also → Fresnel's biprism, → Fresnel's mirrors.
After the Irish physicist Humphry Lloyd (1800-1881); → mirror.