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Determination of generalized Stokes parameters for unpolarized, polarized, and partially polarized light beams
Author(s): Bhaskar Kanseri; Shyama Rath; Hem Chandra Kandpal
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Paper Abstract

An experimental method for determining the generalized Stokes parameters in analogy with its counterpart experimental scheme of determining the usual Stokes parameters is presented. The two-point (generalized) Stokes parameters are determined for unpolarized, linearly polarized and partially polarized broadband light beams generated respectively, using a two-mirror and two-beam-splitter assembly.

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Date Published: 24 August 2011
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 8173, Photonics 2010: Tenth International Conference on Fiber Optics and Photonics, 817318 (24 August 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.898388
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Bhaskar Kanseri, National Physical Lab. (India)
Univ. of Delhi (India)
Shyama Rath, Univ. of Delhi (India)
Hem Chandra Kandpal, National Physics Lab. (India)
Univ. of Delhi (India)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8173:
Photonics 2010: Tenth International Conference on Fiber Optics and Photonics
Sunil K. Khijwania; Banshi D. Gupta; Bishnu P. Pal; Anurag Sharma, Editor(s)

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