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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Editor: James C. Wyant
  • Vol. 47, Iss. 34 — Dec. 1, 2008
  • pp: 6325–6333

Polarization analysis by off-axis digital holography with an improved optical system and an evaluation of its performance by simulation

Masayuki Yokota  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 47, Issue 34, pp. 6325-6333 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.47.006325


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Abstract

An optical system of off-axis digital holography for imaging the Jones vector of an object wave is improved, and a Faraday rotator for the reference wave is also newly constructed. To evaluate the accuracy of the polarization analysis, quarter- and half-wave plates are used as the object, and the distribution of the polarization state of the transmitted light is analyzed for various orientations of the wave plates. The polarization analysis is also simulated, and the effect of a finite value of the extinction ratio and the modulation error for the reference wave is investigated numerically.

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OCIS Codes
(120.5410) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Polarimetry
(090.1995) Holography : Digital holography
(110.5405) Imaging systems : Polarimetric imaging

ToC Category:
Holography

History
Original Manuscript: August 22, 2008
Revised Manuscript: October 21, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: October 21, 2008
Published: November 21, 2008

Citation
Masayuki Yokota, "Polarization analysis by off-axis digital holography with an improved optical system and an evaluation of its performance by simulation," Appl. Opt. 47, 6325-6333 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-47-34-6325


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