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Novel optical polarimeter using an analyzer mounted on rotator 360 stage
Author(s): Jorge L. Flores; G. García-Torales; Cristian Rémington Juárez; Miguel Ernesto Cota; Cristina Ponce Ávila
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Paper Abstract

We describe a novel polarimetric configuration which can be used to develop a Saccharimeter. This polarimeter layout consists of an analyzer mounted on rotator 360 stage. The rotating carriage of the stage provides continuous rotation, and generates a reference wave which may be used to generate clock pulses for a digitizing instrument that measures the intensity of the beam emerging from the polarimeter. The detected optical signal is a phase modulated signal, which phase is demodulated by the use of coherent detection method. Finally, experimental results demonstrating the reliability of the instrument are presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 May 2007
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 6422, Sixth Symposium Optics in Industry, 642211 (15 May 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.742290
Show Author Affiliations
Jorge L. Flores, Univ. of Guadalajara (Mexico)
G. García-Torales, Univ. of Guadalajara (Mexico)
Cristian Rémington Juárez, Univ. of Guadalajara (Mexico)
Miguel Ernesto Cota, Univ. of Guadalajara (Mexico)
Cristina Ponce Ávila, Univ. of Guadalajara (Mexico)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6422:
Sixth Symposium Optics in Industry
Julio C. Gutiérrez-Vega; Josué Dávila-Rodríguez; Carlos López-Mariscal, Editor(s)

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