1 April 1997 Computer-aided automatic polarimeter
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Proceedings Volume 3094, Polarimetry and Ellipsometry; (1997); doi: 10.1117/12.271800
Event: Polarimetry and Ellipsometry, 1996, Kazimierz Dolny, Poland
Abstract
The theoretical idea describing a new technical solution of a polarimeter designed for measurements of a rotation angle of light polarization plane is presented. The detecting part of a polarimeter consists of a linear phase shifter, an analyzer placed at suitable azimuth behind them and a detector. Phase shift between orthogonally polarized waves is controlled by a computer. A change of a detector signal is assigned to a change of a phase shift on linear phase shifter. In this way, a location of light polarization plane before linear phase shifter may be measured. Theoretical considerations have been corroborated by experimental results.
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Aleksander Kiezun, Leszek R. Jaroszewicz, Ryszard Swillo, "Computer-aided automatic polarimeter", Proc. SPIE 3094, Polarimetry and Ellipsometry, (1 April 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.271800; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.271800
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