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
Original Manuscript: June 28, 2010
Revised Manuscript: October 16, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: October 19, 2010
Published: November 19, 2010
Natalia Kundikova, Ivan Popkov, and Anastasia Popkova, "Composite quarter-wave systems with adjustable parameters," Appl. Opt. 49, 6504-6511 (2010)