10 June 1987 Polarization Ray Tracing
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Proceedings Volume 0766, Recent Trends in Optical Systems Design and Computer Lens Design Workshop; (1987) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.940204
Event: OE LASE'87 and EO Imaging Symposium, 1987, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Abstract
A method of polarization ray tracing for calculating the instrumental polarization function of an optical system using the Jones calculus is presented. Polarization ray tracing supplements the equations of ray tracing to include amplitude, phase, polarization and retardance effects of thin films, polarization elements and polarizing materials. Results of a polarization ray trace analysis of a Cassegrain telescope are presented.
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Russell A. Chipman, Russell A. Chipman, } "Polarization Ray Tracing", Proc. SPIE 0766, Recent Trends in Optical Systems Design and Computer Lens Design Workshop, (10 June 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.940204; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.940204
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