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  • Vol. 7, Iss. 12 — Dec. 19, 2012

Polarization control of multiply scattered light through random media by wavefront shaping

Yefeng Guan, Ori Katz, Eran Small, Jianying Zhou, and Yaron Silberberg  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 37, Issue 22, pp. 4663-4665 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.37.004663


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Abstract

We show that the polarization state of coherent light propagating through an optically thick multiple scattering medium can be controlled by wavefront shaping, that is, by controlling only the spatial phase of the incoming field with a spatial light modulator. Any polarization state of light at any spatial position behind the scattering medium can be attained with this technique. Thus, transforming the random medium to an arbitrary optical polarization component becomes possible.

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OCIS Codes
(030.6140) Coherence and statistical optics : Speckle
(290.4210) Scattering : Multiple scattering
(290.5855) Scattering : Scattering, polarization

ToC Category:
Scattering

History
Original Manuscript: June 18, 2012
Revised Manuscript: August 14, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: September 28, 2012
Published: November 7, 2012

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Yefeng Guan, Ori Katz, Eran Small, Jianying Zhou, and Yaron Silberberg, "Polarization control of multiply scattered light through random media by wavefront shaping," Opt. Lett. 37, 4663-4665 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/vjbo/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-37-22-4663


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