Abstract

An infrared polarizer is described utilizing the difference in the reflection coefficients for the parallel and perpendicular components of polarization at the principal angle for a germanium-mercury interface. Because of the high degree of polarization observed, two reflections are considered sufficient for most purposes. Such a polarizer should be useful for the wavelength range of two microns to two-tenths of a millimeter; this range could be varied somewhat by choosing other dielectrics.

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  1. N. J. Harrick, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 49, 376 (1959), preceding paper.
  2. Brown, Deutsch, and Zwerdling, Lincoln Laboratory Quarterly Progress Report (November, 1957), p. 40.

Harrick, N. J.

N. J. Harrick, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 49, 376 (1959), preceding paper.

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N. J. Harrick, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 49, 376 (1959), preceding paper.

Brown, Deutsch, and Zwerdling, Lincoln Laboratory Quarterly Progress Report (November, 1957), p. 40.

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