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  • Vol. 36, Iss. 16 — Aug. 15, 2011
  • pp: 3048–3050

Spectrally resolving single-shot polarimeter

Sebastian Knitter, Tim Hellwig, Michael Kues, and Carsten Fallnich  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 36, Issue 16, pp. 3048-3050 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.36.003048


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Abstract

We demonstrate a spectrally resolving single-shot polarimeter. The system consists of a commercial imaging spectrograph, modified by a birefringent wedge and a segmented polarizer. The physical operating principle and limitations of the apparatus as well as preliminary polarimetric measurements on the emission of random lasers are reported.

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OCIS Codes
(120.2130) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Ellipsometry and polarimetry
(260.2130) Physical optics : Ellipsometry and polarimetry

ToC Category:
Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

History
Original Manuscript: May 31, 2011
Revised Manuscript: July 5, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: July 6, 2011
Published: August 5, 2011

Citation
Sebastian Knitter, Tim Hellwig, Michael Kues, and Carsten Fallnich, "Spectrally resolving single-shot polarimeter," Opt. Lett. 36, 3048-3050 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-36-16-3048


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