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Detecting Polarized Light At Levels Below 1 ppm.
Author(s): James C. Kemp
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Paper Abstract

Some instrument considerations for detecting very low levels of light polarization -- below 1 ppm --are discussed. Recent linear and circular polarimetry of the whole disk of the Sun, at levels down to 3 x 10-7, is reviewed as an outstanding example. Further developments and applications are indicated.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 June 1988
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0891, Polarization Considerations for Optical Systems, (29 June 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.944295
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James C. Kemp, Univ. of Oregon (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0891:
Polarization Considerations for Optical Systems
Russell A. Chipman, Editor(s)

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