We demonstrate elliptical cross-section nanowires acting as half-wave retarders. Due to their small dimensions, arrays of these nanowires can be used to form high resolution polarization gratings for applications in structured light imaging.
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E. F. Schonbrun and M. Khan, "Elliptical Nanowire Polarization Gratings," in Frontiers in Optics 2012/Laser Science XXVIII, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper FTu4F.5.
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