In a recent Letter [Opt. Lett. 24, 584 (1999)], Gori analyzed polarization gratings and proposed using them as a tool to measure Stokes parameters. Most of his analysis dealt with the near field, but practical exploitation of his approach relies on the far field. A discussion focusing on the far field is presented, and recipes are suggested for actual implementations of such devices.
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Carlo G. Someda, "Far field of polarization gratings," Opt. Lett. 24, 1657-1659 (1999)