Generalized jones-mueller polarization calculus

Olga Korotkova, Emil Wolf

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution


The Jones calculus and the Stokes-Mueller calculus are generalized to describe changes not only in the state of polarization but also of the state of coherence of electromagnetic beams passing through linear devices.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)1557527970, 9781557527974
StatePublished - 2005
Externally publishedYes
EventFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2005 - Tucson, AZ, United States
Duration: Oct 16 2005Oct 21 2005


OtherFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2005
CountryUnited States
CityTucson, AZ


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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Korotkova, O., & Wolf, E. (2005). Generalized jones-mueller polarization calculus. In Optics InfoBase Conference Papers Optical Society of America.