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  • Vol. 27, Iss. 17 — Sep. 1, 2002
  • pp: 1510–1512

Scattering by rough surfaces in a conical configuration: experimental Mueller matrix

Rafael Espinosa-Luna  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 27, Issue 17, pp. 1510-1512 (2002)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.27.001510


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Abstract

A simple method for measuring the Mueller matrix associated with rough surfaces in a conical configuration is presented. I present result of experimental measurements of the Mueller matrix for the angular distribution of the light scattered by a one-dimensional gold-coated randomly rough surface in a conical configuration. Effects related to the phenomenon of enhanced backscattering are reported.

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OCIS Codes
(120.5410) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Polarimetry
(260.5430) Physical optics : Polarization
(290.1350) Scattering : Backscattering
(290.5820) Scattering : Scattering measurements
(290.5880) Scattering : Scattering, rough surfaces

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Rafael Espinosa-Luna, "Scattering by rough surfaces in a conical configuration: experimental Mueller matrix," Opt. Lett. 27, 1510-1512 (2002)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-27-17-1510


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