A practical method has been developed for obtaining partial Stokes vector (IQU_) and derivative (IPT_) images of the polarized sky-dome. This method takes advantage of a four-lens stereoscopic camera, a dome mirror, photo CD processing, and commercially available digital image-processing software.
© 1997 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: July 26, 1995
Revised Manuscript: June 27, 1996
Published: January 20, 1997
J. A. North and M. J. Duggin, "Stokes vector imaging of the polarized sky-dome," Appl. Opt. 36, 723-730 (1997)