3 October 1997 Mueller-matrix ellipsometry: a review
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Abstract
Techniques for the partial or complete determination of the Mueller matrix of elastic light scattering by a given samples are reviewed. Important developments include several implementations and applications of the dual-rotating- retarder Mueller-matrix ellipsometer and the addition of imaging, scanning, and spectroscopic capabilities. The use of a multi-channel division-of-amplitude photopolarimeter as a polarization state detector, and the propose modulation of the polarization state generator have substantially increased the efficiency and speed with which the full Mueller matrix can be measured.
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Rasheed M. A. Azzam, "Mueller-matrix ellipsometry: a review", Proc. SPIE 3121, Polarization: Measurement, Analysis, and Remote Sensing, (3 October 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.283870; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.283870
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