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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 49, Iss. 33 — Nov. 20, 2010
  • pp: 6504–6511

Composite quarter-wave systems with adjustable parameters

Natalia Kundikova, Ivan Popkov, and Anastasia Popkova  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 49, Issue 33, pp. 6504-6511 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.49.006504


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Abstract

A new type of composite quarter-wave system with adjustable parameters has been proposed and investigated experimentally. The first system is a quarter-waveplate with adjustable optical activity and the second system is a quarter-wave plate with an adjustable axis orientation.

© 2010 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(230.2090) Optical devices : Electro-optical devices
(230.3720) Optical devices : Liquid-crystal devices
(260.1440) Physical optics : Birefringence
(260.5430) Physical optics : Polarization

ToC Category:
Physical Optics

History
Original Manuscript: June 28, 2010
Revised Manuscript: October 16, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: October 19, 2010
Published: November 19, 2010

Citation
Natalia Kundikova, Ivan Popkov, and Anastasia Popkova, "Composite quarter-wave systems with adjustable parameters," Appl. Opt. 49, 6504-6511 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-49-33-6504


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