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Optical activity crystal depolarizer
Author(s): HongJie Xu; Jun He; BingKun Qin; Shufen Chen
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Paper Abstract

In this paper, we introduce a novel depolarizer, which is made of optical activity crystal. The equation of the degree of polarization is derived by using transfer matrix. The relationship of the degree of polarization and spectrum shape, thickness of the crystal is discussed. To demonstrate the analysis, we do some experiments using different kinds of crystals of different thickness. The results perfectly coincide with the analysis.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 October 2000
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 4220, Advanced Photonic Sensors: Technology and Applications, (3 October 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.401672
Show Author Affiliations
HongJie Xu, Beijing Institute of Technology (China)
Jun He, Beijing Institute of Technology (China)
BingKun Qin, Beijing Institute of Technology (China)
Shufen Chen, Beijing Institute of Technology (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4220:
Advanced Photonic Sensors: Technology and Applications
Jinfa Tang; Chao-Nan Xu; Haizhang Li, Editor(s)

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