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Depolarization measurements of an integrating sphere
Author(s): Stephen C. McClain; Chanda L. Bartlett; J. Larry Pezzaniti; Russell A. Chipman
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Paper Abstract

Mueller matrix polarimetry performed in the visible and near infrared indicates that an integrating sphere acts as an ideal depolarizer to the 0.5% accuracy of the polarimeter. The integrating sphere emits unpolarized light regardless of the incident polarization state.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 October 1994
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 2260, Stray Radiation in Optical Systems III, (7 October 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.189209
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Stephen C. McClain, Univ. of Alabama in Huntsville (United States)
Chanda L. Bartlett, Univ. of Alabama in Huntsville (United States)
J. Larry Pezzaniti, Univ. of Alabama in Huntsville (United States)
Russell A. Chipman, Univ. of Alabama in Huntsville (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2260:
Stray Radiation in Optical Systems III
Robert P. Breault, Editor(s)

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