Definitions of the degree of polarization of a light beam

Asma Al-Qasimi, Olga Korotkova, Daniel James, Emil Wolf

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Abstract

A necessary and sufficient condition is derived for certain ad hoc expressions that are frequently used in the literature to represent correctly the degree of polarization of a light beam.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1015-1016
Number of pages2
JournalOptics Letters
Volume32
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 2007
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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