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  • Vol. 80, Iss. 9 — Sep. 1, 2013
  • pp: 542–544

Measuring the instrumental polarization induced by a catadioptric objective

A. P. Savikin and A. M. Shutov  »View Author Affiliations


Journal of Optical Technology, Vol. 80, Issue 9, pp. 542-544 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOT.80.000542


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Abstract

This paper presents the results of test-stand measurements of the instrumental polarization of the MS 3M—5 SA objective. It is proposed to use a similar measurement technique and the polarization–optical components used here to subsequently measure the instrumental polarization of the Large Azimuthal Telescope of the Special Astrophysical Observatory, Russian Academy of Sciences.

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OCIS Codes
(120.5410) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Polarimetry
(110.5405) Imaging systems : Polarimetric imaging

History
Original Manuscript: March 19, 2013
Published: November 27, 2013

Citation
A. P. Savikin and A. M. Shutov, "Measuring the instrumental polarization induced by a catadioptric objective," J. Opt. Technol. 80, 542-544 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/jot/abstract.cfm?URI=jot-80-9-542


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