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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 34, Iss. 7 — Apr. 1, 2009
  • pp: 1001–1001

Comment on “Can a light beam be considered to be the sum of a completely polarized and a completely unpolarized beam?”

Jani Tervo and Jari Turunen  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 34, Issue 7, pp. 1001-1001 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.34.001001


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Abstract

We show that the Stokes theorem is valid for a larger class of partially polarized beams than that given in Opt. Lett. 33, 642 (2008) .

© 2009 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(260.0260) Physical optics : Physical optics
(260.5430) Physical optics : Polarization

ToC Category:
Physical Optics

History
Original Manuscript: October 21, 2008
Revised Manuscript: December 11, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: December 11, 2008
Published: March 23, 2009

Citation
Jani Tervo and Jari Turunen, "Comment on “Can a light beam be considered to be the sum of a completely polarized and a completely unpolarized beam?”," Opt. Lett. 34, 1001-1001 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-34-7-1001

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