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Evaluation of calibration methods for visible-spectrum division-of-focal-plane polarimeters
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Paper Abstract

Polarization imaging sensors using the division-of-focal-plane paradigm have recently emerged on the market. These sensors, due to their compact design, are ideal for field work. One of the major drawbacks in these sensors is the spatial variation of the optical response of individual pixels across the imaging array. These spatial variations are due to variations in the nanowires of the pixelated polarization filters. In this paper, we describe and compare two methods for calibrating a division of focal plane sensors. We present theoretical and experimental data for these calibration methods.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 September 2013
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 8873, Polarization Science and Remote Sensing VI, 887306 (27 September 2013); doi: 10.1117/12.2024497
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S. Bear Powell, Washington Univ. in St. Louis (United States)
Viktor Gruev, Washington Univ. in St. Louis (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8873:
Polarization Science and Remote Sensing VI
Joseph A. Shaw; Daniel A. LeMaster, Editor(s)

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