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Optical Engineering

Simple method for determining the fast axis of a wave plate
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Paper Abstract

Based on the metals property of modifying the phase of an incident beam, a simple method for identifying the fast axis of a wave plate independent of a standard retarder is demonstrated.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 December 2002
PDF: 3 pages
Opt. Eng. 41(12) doi: 10.1117/1.1519242
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 41, Issue 12
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Petre-Catalin Logofatu, Univ. of New Mexico (United States)

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