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  • Vol. 72, Iss. 4 — Apr. 1, 1982
  • pp: 507–513

Extended Jones matrix method

Pochi Yeh  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA, Vol. 72, Issue 4, pp. 507-513 (1982)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSA.72.000507


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Abstract

An extended Jones matrix method is derived for treating the transmission of off-axis light through birefringent networks. Neglecting multiple reflections, this matrix algebra includes the effect of Fresnel reflection and refraction at the crystal-plate surfaces.

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Pochi Yeh, "Extended Jones matrix method," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 72, 507-513 (1982)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josa/abstract.cfm?URI=josa-72-4-507


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