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Sodern recent development in the design and verification of passive polarization scramblers for space applications
Author(s): M. Richert; G. Dubroca; D. Genestier; K. Ravel; M. Forget; J. Caron; J. L. Bezy

Paper Abstract

For an imaging spectrometer, the changing polarization properties of the incoming beam is a performance limiting factor. Indeed, while it is impossible to know in advance what the polarization state of the beam will be, the efficiency of the grating varies with it.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 September 2017
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 10562, International Conference on Space Optics — ICSO 2016, 1056208 (25 September 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2296119
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M. Richert, SODERN (France)
G. Dubroca, SODERN (France)
D. Genestier, SODERN (France)
K. Ravel, SODERN (France)
M. Forget, SODERN (France)
J. Caron, European Space Agency (Netherlands)
J. L. Bezy, European Space Agency (Netherlands)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10562:
International Conference on Space Optics — ICSO 2016
Bruno Cugny; Nikos Karafolas; Zoran Sodnik, Editor(s)

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