OSA's Digital Library

Optics Letters

Optics Letters

| RAPID, SHORT PUBLICATIONS ON THE LATEST IN OPTICAL DISCOVERIES

  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 37, Iss. 3 — Feb. 1, 2012
  • pp: 428–430

Evolution of 3D degrees of polarization with random unitary transformations

Philippe Réfrégier  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 37, Issue 3, pp. 428-430 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.37.000428


View Full Text Article

Enhanced HTML    Acrobat PDF (190 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

The irreversible behavior of polarization properties that appears when random unitary transformations are applied to three-dimensional (3D) random optical fields is investigated. The ability of 3D degrees of polarization not to increase and to evolve independently of each other with such transformations is analyzed.

© 2012 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(030.0030) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherence and statistical optics
(030.6600) Coherence and statistical optics : Statistical optics
(260.5430) Physical optics : Polarization

ToC Category:
Coherence and Statistical Optics

History
Original Manuscript: October 11, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: December 2, 2011
Published: February 1, 2012

Citation
Philippe Réfrégier, "Evolution of 3D degrees of polarization with random unitary transformations," Opt. Lett. 37, 428-430 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-37-3-428

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Log in to access OSA Member Subscription

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Cited by links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Log in to access OSA Member Subscription

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Figure files are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Log in to access OSA Member Subscription

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Article level metrics are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Log in to access OSA Member Subscription

« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited