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Polarization patterns in refracting structures

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Pierscionek, BK and Lekner, J (1997) Polarization patterns in refracting structures. JOURNAL OF THE OPTICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA A-OPTICS IMAGE SCIENCE AND VISION, 14 (3). pp. 676-681. [Journal article]

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Abstract

The effect of refraction on linearly polarized light was investigated by photographing two refracting bodies placed between linear polarizers that were lying in parallel planes, for varying angles between the transmission axes of the polarizers. The light intensity distributions from representative quadrants in the positive images were measured and compared with theoretical predictions for the crossed and the parallel polarizer conditions. (C) 1997 Optical Society of America.

Item Type:Journal article
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Life and Health Sciences
Faculty of Life and Health Sciences > School of Biomedical Sciences
Research Institutes and Groups:Biomedical Sciences Research Institute
Biomedical Sciences Research Institute > Vision
ID Code:7650
Deposited By:Professor Barbara Pierscionek
Deposited On:18 Jan 2010 11:16
Last Modified:18 Jan 2010 11:16

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