Using Fresnel reflection amplitudes, the Jones and Mueller matrices for reflection from a nonabsorbing gyrotropic medium are presented. Some basic chiral parameters are defined by using the elements of the Mueller matrix; experimental configurations are described.
© 1991 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: February 22, 1990
Published: December 1, 1991
Elena Georgieva, "Jones and Mueller matrices for specular reflection from a chiral medium: determination of the basic chiral parameters using the elements of the Mueller matrix and experimental configurations to measure the basic chiral parameters," Appl. Opt. 30, 5081-5085 (1991)