Asian Journal of Physics Vol 31, No 8 (2022) 817-822

Linear retardance model for a rotating polarizer-analyzer polarimeter

Geliztle A Parra-Escamilla1,2, Francisco Joel Cervantes-Lozano1 and David I Serrano-García1
1Electro-Photonics Engineering Department, University Center of Exact Sciences and Engineering (CUCEI), University of Guadalajara, Av. Revolución No. 1500, CP. 44430 Guadalajara, Jalisco, México., México.
2Faculty of Engineering, Universidad Panamericana. Álvaro del Portillo 49, Zapopan, Jalisco, 45010, Mexico

This article is dedicated to Professor Cesar Sciammarella

We present a demodulation approach for a rotating polarizer-analyzer polarimeter dedicated to linear retardance measurements. Our rotating polarizer-analyzer polarimeter analysis is based on retrieving a transparent sample’s partial Mueller matrix measurement to be later associated with its phase retardation properties. We present experimental results showing the feasibility of our proposal. © Anita Publications. All rights reserved.
Keywords: Polarized Light, Mueller Matrix, Optics Instrumentation, Linear Retarder.

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