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  • Vol. 61, Iss. 6 — Jun. 1, 1971
  • pp: 767–769

Simple Multiple-Pass Birefringent Filters

J. H. WILLIAMSON  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA, Vol. 61, Issue 6, pp. 767-769 (1971)

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An efficient optical filter can be made by modifying the birefringent Fabry-Perot interferometer. The addition of a pair of quarter-wave plates gives a response that previously was thought to be obtainable only with active elements, such as Faraday rotators.

J. H. WILLIAMSON, "Simple Multiple-Pass Birefringent Filters," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 61, 767-769 (1971)

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