27 December 2017 Optical coating on a corrugated surface to align the polarization of an unpolarized wave without loss
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Abstract
A multilayer comprising birefringent thin films is devised to present to function as a polarization beam splitter and waveplate simultaneously. By arranging such a multilayer on a right triangle-shaped corrugated surface, a polarizer is realized to align the randomly oscillating electric field of an unpolarized wave into a linear polarized wave without loss.
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Yi-Jun Jen, Yi-Jun Jen, } "Optical coating on a corrugated surface to align the polarization of an unpolarized wave without loss," Optical Engineering 56(12), 125103 (27 December 2017). https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.56.12.125103 . Submission: Received: 4 August 2017; Accepted: 28 November 2017
Received: 4 August 2017; Accepted: 28 November 2017; Published: 27 December 2017
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