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Performance of a new high sensitivity polarimeter
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Paper Abstract

A new high sensitivity polarimeter has been established based on a fast change of the geometrical phase caused by a small change of an examined medium birefringence. In this setup sensitivity and measurement range can be controlled. The obtained sensitivity amounts up to 800 with regard to classical polariscopes. The proposed setup enables carrying out real time measurements. Stability and measurements resolution have been examined. Numerical simulations and measurements were performed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 December 2014
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 9441, 19th Polish-Slovak-Czech Optical Conference on Wave and Quantum Aspects of Contemporary Optics, 94411R (5 December 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2176039
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Marzena Zdunek, Wrocław Univ. of Technology (Poland)
Władysław A. Woźniak, Wrocław Univ. of Technology (Poland)
Monika Borwińska, Wrocław Univ. of Technology (Poland)
Piotr Kurzynowski, Wrocław Univ. of Technology (Poland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9441:
19th Polish-Slovak-Czech Optical Conference on Wave and Quantum Aspects of Contemporary Optics
Agnieszka Popiolek-Masajada; Waclaw Urbanczyk, Editor(s)

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