29 June 1988 Polarization Ray Tracing In Birefringent Media
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Proceedings Volume 0891, Polarization Considerations for Optical Systems; (1988) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.944301
Event: 1988 Los Angeles Symposium: O-E/LASE '88, 1988, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Abstract
A method which uses a single algorithm to trace rays in isotropic media and both ordinary and extraordinary rays in uniaxial media is presented. This method is designed to be compatible with conventional raytracing algorithms so that it is easily integrated into existing raytracing programs. A discussion of ray doubling in systems containing multiple uniaxial elements is also presented.
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James D. Trolinger, Russell A. Chipman, Donald K. Wilson, "Polarization Ray Tracing In Birefringent Media", Proc. SPIE 0891, Polarization Considerations for Optical Systems, (29 June 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.944301; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.944301
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