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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 30, Iss. 23 — Dec. 1, 2005
  • pp: 3216–3218

Experimental observation of universality in depolarized light scattering

Graciana Puentes, Dirk Voigt, Andrea Aiello, and J. P. Woerdman  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 30, Issue 23, pp. 3216-3218 (2005)

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Experimental results on light depolarization due to multimode scattering are reported. By means of polarization tomography, we characterize the depolarizing power and the polarization entropy of a broad class of optically scattering media and confirm the recently predicted universal behavior of these two quantities [ Phys. Rev. Lett. 94, 090406 (2005) ].

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(260.5430) Physical optics : Polarization
(290.5820) Scattering : Scattering measurements

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Graciana Puentes, Dirk Voigt, Andrea Aiello, and J. P. Woerdman, "Experimental observation of universality in depolarized light scattering," Opt. Lett. 30, 3216-3218 (2005)

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