We claim that the so-called Jones birefringence and Jones dichroism effects, understood as new optical phenomena of difficult experimental observation, cannot be deduced from Jones publications and were proposed due to a misinterpretation of his original work.
© 2010 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: February 2, 2010
Revised Manuscript: March 10, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: March 11, 2010
Published: April 23, 2010
Oriol Arteaga, "On the existence of Jones birefringence and Jones dichroism," Opt. Lett. 35, 1359-1360 (2010)