OSA's Digital Library

Optics Letters

Optics Letters

| RAPID, SHORT PUBLICATIONS ON THE LATEST IN OPTICAL DISCOVERIES

  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 35, Iss. 22 — Nov. 15, 2010
  • pp: 3784–3786

Compact static Fourier transform imaging spectropolarimeter based on channeled polarimetry

Jie Li, Jingping Zhu, and Haiying Wu  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 35, Issue 22, pp. 3784-3786 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.35.003784


View Full Text Article

Enhanced HTML    Acrobat PDF (390 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

The theoretical operation and experimental demonstration of a Fourier transform imaging spectropolarimeter for real time measurement of the polarization state of light are presented. The spectropolarimeter uses a Wollaston prism as a birefringent interferometer and two high-order retarders to incorporate channeled polarimetry. Compared with previous instruments, the most significant advantage of the described model is that the complete wavelength-dependent polarization is acquired simultaneously along a one-dimensional spatial image by a single snapshot. Also, we show that, in this configuration, we can benefit from the advantages of the model: it is compact and robust, and the birefringent interferometer has a high throughput.

© 2010 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(120.5410) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Polarimetry
(120.6200) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Spectrometers and spectroscopic instrumentation
(100.3175) Image processing : Interferometric imaging

ToC Category:
Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

History
Original Manuscript: July 22, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: October 2, 2010
Published: November 8, 2010

Citation
Jie Li, Jingping Zhu, and Haiying Wu, "Compact static Fourier transform imaging spectropolarimeter based on channeled polarimetry," Opt. Lett. 35, 3784-3786 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-35-22-3784

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Log in to access OSA Member Subscription

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Cited by links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Log in to access OSA Member Subscription

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Figure files are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Log in to access OSA Member Subscription

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Article level metrics are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Log in to access OSA Member Subscription

« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited