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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 35, Iss. 13 — Jul. 1, 2010
  • pp: 2236–2238

Transmission matrices of random media: means for spectral polarimetric measurements

Thomas W. Kohlgraf-Owens and Aristide Dogariu  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 35, Issue 13, pp. 2236-2238 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.35.002236


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Abstract

The field transmitted through disordered media is essentially a randomly sampled version of the incident field. Properties of the initial field can be recovered if this sampling function or transmission matrix is known. Here we demonstrate how the transmission matrix of a disordered material can be used to simultaneously measure the spectral and polarimetric properties of an optical field.

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OCIS Codes
(290.3200) Scattering : Inverse scattering
(160.2710) Materials : Inhomogeneous optical media

ToC Category:
Materials

History
Original Manuscript: March 31, 2010
Revised Manuscript: May 19, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: May 28, 2010
Published: June 25, 2010

Citation
Thomas W. Kohlgraf-Owens and Aristide Dogariu, "Transmission matrices of random media: means for spectral polarimetric measurements," Opt. Lett. 35, 2236-2238 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-35-13-2236


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