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Color Contrast In Polarizer/Retarder Optical Systems
Author(s): Giorgio B. Trapani; Kevin J. Abcunas
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Paper Abstract

Trains of polarizers and retarder elements can be devised to produce nearly any desired color. This paper is concerned with the values of retardation which will produce the largest color contrast between the two positions of parallel and crossed polarizers. The specific systems investigated consist of the case of a retarder between two polarizers and the case of three polarizers and two retarders.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 May 1982
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0307, Polarizers and Applications, (17 May 1982); doi: 10.1117/12.965915
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Giorgio B. Trapani, Polaroid Corporation (United States)
Kevin J. Abcunas, Polaroid Corporation (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0307:
Polarizers and Applications
Giorgio B. Trapani, Editor(s)

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