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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 21 — Oct. 17, 2007
  • pp: 13660–13668

Snapshot Mueller matrix polarimeter by wavelength polarization coding

Matthieu Dubreuil, Sylvain Rivet, Bernard Le Jeune, and Jack Cariou  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 21, pp. 13660-13668 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.15.013660


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Abstract

We present a new, to the best of our knowledge, experimental configuration of Mueller matrix polarimeter based on wavelength polarization coding. This is a compact and fast technique to study polarization phenomena. Our theoretical approach, the necessity to correct systematic errors and our experimental results are presented. The feasibility of the technique is tested on vacuum and on a linear polarizer.

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OCIS Codes
(230.5440) Optical devices : Polarization-selective devices
(260.5430) Physical optics : Polarization

ToC Category:
Optical Devices

History
Original Manuscript: July 16, 2007
Revised Manuscript: August 30, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: August 31, 2007
Published: October 4, 2007

Citation
Matthieu Dubreuil, Sylvain Rivet, Bernard Le Jeune, and Jack Cariou, "Snapshot Mueller matrix polarimeter by wavelength polarization coding," Opt. Express 15, 13660-13668 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-15-21-13660


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