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Polarization-Dependent Light-Scattering Measurements Using An Electro-Optical Modulator-Based Instrument
Author(s): Randall Thompson; Edward Fry; Jerold Bottiger
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Paper Abstract

We have developed an instrument which permits the direct measurement of all sixteen elements of the 4 x 4 phase matrix. This is accomplished using four electro-optic modulators to modulate the polarization of the incident and scattered light. Synchronous detection is then used to measure each of the sixteen individual matrix elements. The instrument and brief theory of its operation will be discussed, along with possible applications.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 October 1977
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0112, Optical Polarimetry: Instrumentation and Applications, (19 October 1977); doi: 10.1117/12.955557
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Randall Thompson, Texas A&M University (United States)
Edward Fry, Texas A&M University (United States)
Jerold Bottiger, Texas A&M University (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0112:
Optical Polarimetry: Instrumentation and Applications
Rasheed M. A. Azzam; David Coffeen, Editor(s)

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