Retarders based on total internal reflections are discussed. Quarterwave retardation can be obtained by a single reflection when one is using material of high refractive index (≥2.4), as it is available for the IR range. Alternatively, the influence of the beam divergence can he efficiently compensated for. Several optical designs and first results are presented.

PDF Article

Cited By

OSA participates in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. Citing articles from OSA journals and other participating publishers are listed here.