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Publication Citation: Polarization and Polarimetry

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Author(s): Kent B. Rochford;
Title: Polarization and Polarimetry
Published: January 01, 2001
Abstract: Definitions, descriptions, measurements, and models are presented for the optical properties of polarization and polarimetry. Included are the properties of birefringence, diattenuation, and retardance and the calculational methods of Jones and Mueller matrices.
Citation: None
Pages: pp. 521 - 538
Keywords: Jones matrix,Mueller matrix,optics,polarimetry,polarization light
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