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Stokes vectors, Mueller matrices, and polarized scattered light: experimental applications to optical surfaces and all other scatterers
Author(s): William S. Bickel; Gorden W. Videen
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Paper Abstract

We discuss scattering in the context of the Stokes vectors and Mueller matrices that characterize the interaction. In order to study surface structures using light-scattering techniques it is useful to examine the nature of light scattered from perfect and perturbed mirror surfaces.

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Date Published: 1 December 1991
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 1530, Optical Scatter: Applications, Measurement, and Theory, (1 December 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.50491
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William S. Bickel, Univ. of Arizona (United States)
Gorden W. Videen, Univ. of Arizona (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1530:
Optical Scatter: Applications, Measurement, and Theory
John C. Stover, Editor(s)

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