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The Role Of Polarization In The Measurement And Characterization Of Scattering
Author(s): William S Bickel; Vince Iafelice; Gorden Videen
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Paper Abstract

When defects in optical elements scatter light they change its direction, intensity, and polarization. We discuss defect scattering in the context of the Stokes vectors and Mueller matrices that characterize the interaction.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 December 1986
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0679, Current Developments in Optical Engineering and Diffraction Phenomena, (19 December 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.939573
Show Author Affiliations
William S Bickel, University of Arizona (United States)
Vince Iafelice, University of Arizona (United States)
Gorden Videen, University of Arizona (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0679:
Current Developments in Optical Engineering and Diffraction Phenomena
Robert E. Fischer; James E. Harvey; Warren J. Smith, Editor(s)

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