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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 10 — May. 10, 2010
  • pp: 10805–10812

Real-time measurement of space-variant polarizations

Moti Fridman, Micha Nixon, Eran Grinvald, Nir Davidson, and Asher A. Friesem  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 10, pp. 10805-10812 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.18.010805


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Abstract

A novel configuration for real-time measurement of space-variant polarizations is presented. The experimental results reveal that the full state of polarization at each location within the beam can be accurately obtained every 10msec, limited only by the detection camera frame rate. We also present a more compact configuration which can be modified to determine the real-time wavelength variant polarization measurements.

© 2010 Optical Society of America

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

History
Original Manuscript: January 29, 2010
Revised Manuscript: April 15, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: May 3, 2010
Published: May 10, 2010

Virtual Issues
Unconventional Polarization States of Light (2010) Optics Express

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Moti Fridman, Micha Nixon, Eran Grinvald, Nir Davidson, and Asher A. Friesem, "Real-time measurement of unique space-variant polarizations," Opt. Express 18, 10805-10812 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-18-10-10805


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