Mueller Matrix Polarimetry by Means of Azimuthally Polarized Beams and Adapted Commercial Polarimeter

Juan Carlos Gonzalez de Sande, Gemma Piquero, Massimo Santarsiero

Abstract

A simple method for Mueller matrix polarimetry is proposed. The experimental set up is based on using an azimuthally polarized input beam, which presents all possible linearly polarized states across its transverse section, and an adapted commercial light polarimeter for analyzing the polarization state of the output beam. It will be shown that by measuring the Stokes parameters at only three different positions across the output beam section, the complete Mueller matrix of linear deterministic samples can be easily determined.

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de Sande J., Piquero G. and Santarsiero M. (2017). Mueller Matrix Polarimetry by Means of Azimuthally Polarized Beams and Adapted Commercial Polarimeter . In Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Photonics, Optics and Laser Technology - Volume 1: PHOTOPTICS, ISBN 978-989-758-223-3, pages 39-43. DOI: 10.5220/0006091000390043


in Bibtex Style

@conference{photoptics17,
author={Juan Carlos Gonzalez de Sande and Gemma Piquero and Massimo Santarsiero},
title={Mueller Matrix Polarimetry by Means of Azimuthally Polarized Beams and Adapted Commercial Polarimeter},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Photonics, Optics and Laser Technology - Volume 1: PHOTOPTICS,},
year={2017},
pages={39-43},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0006091000390043},
isbn={978-989-758-223-3},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Photonics, Optics and Laser Technology - Volume 1: PHOTOPTICS,
TI - Mueller Matrix Polarimetry by Means of Azimuthally Polarized Beams and Adapted Commercial Polarimeter
SN - 978-989-758-223-3
AU - de Sande J.
AU - Piquero G.
AU - Santarsiero M.
PY - 2017
SP - 39
EP - 43
DO - 10.5220/0006091000390043