Only 4-temporal phases are utilized in a photoelastic modulated polarimetry. Based on singular value decomposition, this temporal phase lock PEM ellipsometry can improve the S/N ratio of the polarimetric measurement.
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(120.0120) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology
(120.2130) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Ellipsometry and polarimetry
(260.0260) Physical optics : Physical optics
(260.5430) Physical optics : Polarization
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