Definitions of the degree of polarization of a light beam

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

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Abstract

We discuss conditions under which certain ad hoc expressions for the degree of polarization of a light beam, frequently used in the literature, are valid.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2007
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Print)1557528462, 9781557528469
DOIs
StatePublished - 2007
Externally publishedYes
EventFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2007 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: Sep 16 2007Sep 16 2007

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2007
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period9/16/079/16/07

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Al-Qasimi, A., James, D., Korotkova, O., & Wolf, E. (2007). Definitions of the degree of polarization of a light beam. In Frontiers in Optics, FiO 2007 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers). Optical Society of America (OSA). https://doi.org/10.1364/fio.2007.fthn2