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  • Vol. 29, Iss. 16 — Jun. 1, 1990
  • pp: 2405–2408

Ellipsometry with a stabilized Zeeman laser

Liviu Singher, Andrei Brunfeld, and Joseph Shamir  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 29, Issue 16, pp. 2405-2408 (1990)

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A novel ellipsometric method was introduced in an earlier publication, based on a rotating plane polarized beam. We show that the method is substantially improved by using a stabilized Zeeman laser as the light source.

© 1990 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: November 27, 1989
Published: June 1, 1990

Liviu Singher, Andrei Brunfeld, and Joseph Shamir, "Ellipsometry with a stabilized Zeeman laser," Appl. Opt. 29, 2405-2408 (1990)

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  1. See, for example, J. M. Bennett, H. E. Bennett, “Polarization” in Handbook of Optics, W. G. Driscoll, Ed. (McGraw-Hill, New York1978); R. M. A. Azzam, N. M. Bashara, Ellipsometry and Polarized Light (North-Holland, Amsterdam, 1977); A. R. M. Zaghloul, R. M. A. Azzam, “Single-Element Rotating-Polarizer Ellipsometer for Film-Substrate Systems,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. 67, 1286–1287 (1977). [CrossRef]
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  4. J. Shamir, “Speckle Polarization Investigated by Novel Ellipsometry,” Opt. Eng. 25, 618–622 (1986). [CrossRef]
  5. R. C. Jones, “A New Calculus for the Treatment of Optical Systems: I, II, III,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. 31, 488–503 (1941); “A New Calculus for the Treatment of Optical Systems: IV,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. 32, 486–493 (1942). [CrossRef]

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