OSA's Digital Library

Applied Optics

Applied Optics

APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Editor: James C. Wyant
  • Vol. 46, Iss. 34 — Dec. 1, 2007
  • pp: 8364–8373

Polarization components analysis for invariant discrimination

Brian G. Hoover and J. Scott Tyo  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 46, Issue 34, pp. 8364-8373 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.46.008364


View Full Text Article

Enhanced HTML    Acrobat PDF (1312 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

Linear and nonlinear components analysis of data from a monostatic laser polarimeter is developed and applied to the task of remote, nonimaging discrimination among different textures on paint and polymer coupons independent of their spatial orientations. Both principal-components analysis and nonlinear components analysis are applied to multidimensional laser data in measured Mueller matrices, with discrimination via cluster segmentation in derived linear and nonlinear constant channels. Textures on the discriminated coupons are generated by heating and illustrated in optical micrographs.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(260.5430) Physical optics : Polarization
(280.0280) Remote sensing and sensors : Remote sensing and sensors
(280.3420) Remote sensing and sensors : Laser sensors
(290.1350) Scattering : Backscattering
(290.5820) Scattering : Scattering measurements
(240.2130) Optics at surfaces : Ellipsometry and polarimetry

ToC Category:
Ellipsometry and Polarimetry

History
Original Manuscript: June 7, 2007
Revised Manuscript: October 18, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: October 23, 2007
Published: November 30, 2007

Citation
Brian G. Hoover and J. Scott Tyo, "Polarization components analysis for invariant discrimination," Appl. Opt. 46, 8364-8373 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-46-34-8364


Sort:  Year  |  Journal  |  Reset  

References

  1. R. M. A. Azzam and N. M. Bashara, Ellipsometry and Polarized Light (North-Holland, 1977).
  2. R. A. Chipman, "Polarimetry," in Handbook of Optics (McGraw-Hill, 1994), Chap. 22.
  3. G. D. Lewis, D. L. Jordan, and E. Jakeman, "Backscatter linear and circular polarization analysis of roughened aluminum," Appl. Opt. 37, 5985-5992 (1998). [CrossRef]
  4. B. G. Hoover, D. C. Dayton, J. E. Havey, J. D. Gonglewski, V. L. Gamiz, and L. J. Ulibarri, "Active detection of off-diagonal Mueller elements of rough targets," in Polarization Science and Remote Sensing, J. A. Shaw and J. S. Tyo, eds., Proc. SPIE 5158, 226-238 (2003).
  5. B. J. DeBoo, J. M. Sasian, and R. A. Chipman, "Depolarization of diffusely reflecting manmade objects," Appl. Opt. 44, 5434-5445 (2005). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  6. M. P. Silverman and W. Strange, "Object delineation within turbid media by backscattering of phase modulated light," Opt. Commun. 144, 7-11 (1997). [CrossRef]
  7. G. D. Lewis, D. L. Jordan, and P. J. Roberts, "Backscattering target detection in a turbid medium by polarization discrimination," Appl. Opt. 38, 3937-3944 (1999). [CrossRef]
  8. S. A. Kartazayeva, X. Ni, and R. R. Alfano, "Backscattering target detection in a turbid medium by use of circularly and linearly polarized light," Opt. Lett. 30, 1168-1170 (2005). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  9. C. Jutten and J. Hérault, "Blind separation of sources, part I: an adaptive algorithm based on a neuromimetic architecture," Signal Process. 24, 1-10 (1991). [CrossRef]
  10. J. S. Tyo, "Optimum linear combination strategy for an N-channel polarization sensitive vision or imaging system," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 15, 359-366 (1998). [CrossRef]
  11. F. Perrin, "Polarization of light scattered by isotropic opalescent media," J. Chem. Phys. 10, 415-427 (1942). [CrossRef]
  12. B. Jähne, Digital Image Processing (Springer, 1997).
  13. J. A. Richards and X. Jia, Remote Sensing Digital Image Analysis (Springer, 1999).
  14. D. C. Dayton, B. G. Hoover, and J. D. Gonglewski, "Full-order Mueller matrix polarimeter using liquid-crystal phase retarders and active illumination," in Optics in Atmospheric Propagation and Adaptive Systems V, Proc. SPIE 4884, 40-48 (2002).
  15. D. G. Jones, D. H. Goldstein, and J. C. Spaulding, "Reflective and polarimetric characteristics of urban materials," in Polarization: Measurement, Analysis, and Remote Sensing VII, D. H. Goldstein and D. B. Chenault, eds., Proc. SPIE 6240, 62400A (2006). [CrossRef]
  16. K. M. Yemelyanov, S.-S. Lin, E. N. Pugh, Jr., and N. Engheta, "Adaptive algorithms for two-channel polarization sensing under various polarization statistics with nonuniform distributions," Appl. Opt. 45, 5504-5520 (2006). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  17. F. A. Sadjadi, "Invariants of polarization transformations," Appl. Opt. 46, 2914-2921 (2007). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  18. B. G. Hoover, R. A. Peredo, L. F. DeSandre, and L. J. Ulibarri, "Active polarimetric assessment of surface weathering," in Laser Radar Techniques for Atmospheric Sensing, U. N. Singh, ed., Proc. SPIE 5575, 38-43 (2004).
  19. S. Breugnot and P. Clemenceau, "Modeling and performances of a polarization active imager at λ = 806 nm," Opt. Eng. 39, 2681-2688 (2000). [CrossRef]
  20. R. Barakat, "The statistical properties of partially polarized light," Opt. Acta 32, 295-312 (1985). [CrossRef]
  21. G. D. Lewis and D. L. Jordan, "Remote sensing of polarimetric speckle," J. Phys. D 34, 1399-1407 (2001). [CrossRef]
  22. H. L. van Trees, Detection, Estimation, and Modulation Theory, Part I (Wiley, 1968).
  23. G. H. Golub and C. F. van Loan, Matrix Computations (Johns Hopkins U. Press, 1983).
  24. A. Hyvärinen and P. Pajunen, "Nonlinear independent component analysis: Existence and uniqueness results," Neural Networks 12, 429-439 (1999). [CrossRef]
  25. A. Hyvärinen, J. Karhunen, and E. Oja, Independent Component Analysis (Wiley, 2001). [CrossRef]
  26. N. Cristianini and J. Shawe-Taylor, An Introduction to Support Vector Machines and Other Kernel-Based Learning Methods (Cambridge U. Press, 2000).
  27. S. T. Roweis and L. K. Saul, "Nonlinear dimensionality reduction by locally linear embedding," Science 290, 2323-2326 (2000). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  28. J. S. Tyo and B. G. Hoover, "Laser polarimeter as an invariant monitor," in Polarization Science and Remote Sensing III, J. A. Shaw and J. S. Tyo, eds., Proc. SPIE 6682, 66820S (2007). [CrossRef]

Cited By

Alert me when this paper is cited

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.


« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited