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  • Vol. 52, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 1962
  • pp: 43–44

Film Polarizer for Visible and Ultraviolet Radiation

A. S. MAKAS  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA, Vol. 52, Issue 1, pp. 43-44 (1962)

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A dichroic film of unlimited aperture which polarizes radiation efficiently over the 260–800 mµ spectral range is described. The film is prepared by special treatment of the conventional polvinyl alcohol-iodine type polarizer. Spectral curves on its dichroic properties are included.

A. S. MAKAS, "Film Polarizer for Visible and Ultraviolet Radiation," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 52, 43-44 (1962)

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