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Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference
Baltimore, Maryland United States
May 22, 2005
ISBN: 1-55752-770-9
Propagation of Light in Random Media (QThB)

Universality in Depolarization through Random Scattering

Dirk Voigt, Graciana Puentes, Andrea Aiello, and J. P. Woerdman

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Abstract

Using a Mueller-Stokes analysis we measure the index of depolarization and the entropy of various scattering random media. We find excellent agreement with a recently predicted universality relation between those two parameters.

© 2005 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(260.0260) Physical optics : Physical optics
(260.5430) Physical optics : Polarization
(290.0290) Scattering : Scattering
(290.4210) Scattering : Multiple scattering

Citation
D. Voigt, G. Puentes, A. Aiello, and J. P. Woerdman, "Universality in Depolarization through Random Scattering," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper QThB2.
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=QELS-2005-QThB2

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