16 August 2001 Remote sensing through reduced Mueller matrix elements
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Measurements of a reduced Mueller matrix in backscattering from diffusive, dielectric targets are reported as a function of the angle of incidence. It was found that the off-diagonal elements depend greatly on the angle of incidence, increasing to a maximum near grazing incidence. A theoretical model that accounts for the non-trivial behavior in the off-diagonal elements of the Mueller matrix is presented. We comment on the applicability of this model to the determination of the shape of the targets.
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Jeremy D. Ellis, Jeremy D. Ellis, Aristide C. Dogariu, Aristide C. Dogariu, } "Remote sensing through reduced Mueller matrix elements", Proc. SPIE 4380, Signal Processing, Sensor Fusion, and Target Recognition X, (16 August 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.436979; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.436979
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