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Optical Engineering

Polarizing beam splitter based on the effects of birefringent and resonance anomaly
Author(s): Ya Nie; Zhiheng Wang; Kexiang Fu; Chuanhong Zhou; Qizhi Zhang
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Paper Abstract

A new kind of polarizing beamsplitters (PBSs) based on the effects of a birefringent and resonance anomaly is presented. Its properties are analyzed using the correct Fourier modal method and the reflective and transmissive coefficient matrix (RTCM) recursion method. Two examples, one for the IR and the other for the visible, are given. An extremely high polarization extinction ratio is obtained in transmitting space. The effects of small variations in the parameters of the PBSs performance are also investigated.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 March 2002
PDF: 6 pages
Opt. Eng. 41(3) doi: 10.1117/1.1431550
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 41, Issue 3
Show Author Affiliations
Ya Nie, Sichuan Univ. (China)
Zhiheng Wang, Sichuan Univ. (China)
Kexiang Fu, Sichuan Univ. (China)
Chuanhong Zhou, Sichuan Univ. (China)
Qizhi Zhang, Sichuan Univ. (United States)


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