Abstract

An extended Jones matrix method is derived for treating the transmission of off-axis light through birefringent networks. Neglecting multiple reflections, this matrix algebra includes the effect of Fresnel reflection and refraction at the crystal-plate surfaces.

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1982 (1)

P. Yeh, "A generalized model for wire grid polarizers," Proc. Soc. Photo-Opt. Instrum. Eng. 307 (to be published, 1982).

1981 (1)

P. Yeh, "Dispersive birefringent filters," Opt. Commun. 37, 153–158 (1981).

1980 (2)

P. Yeh, "Zero crossing birefringent filters," Opt. Commun. 35, 15–19 (1980).

P. Yeh, "Optics of anisotropic layered media: a new 4 × 4 matrix algebra," Surf. Sci. 96, 41–53 (1980).

1979 (1)

1978 (1)

P. Yeh, "A new optical model for wire grid polarizers," Opt. Commun. 26, 289–292 (1978).

1976 (1)

A. M. Title, "Recent advances in birefringent filters," Proc. Soc. Photo-Opt. Instrum. Eng. 88, 23–27 (1976).

1956 (1)

1949 (1)

1941 (1)

Baxter, L.

Dobrowolski, J. A.

J. A. Dobrowolski, "Coatings and filters," in Handbook of Optics, W. G. Driscoll and W. Vaughn, eds. (McGraw-Hill, New York, 1978), Sec. 8, pp. 8–108.

Evans, J. W.

Jones, R. C.

Lyot, B.

B. Lyot, Ann. Astrophys. 7, 31 (1944).

Shurcliff, W. A.

W. A. Shurcliff, Polarized Light (Harvard U. Press, Cambridge, Mass., 1966), Sec. 4.5.

Title, A. M.

A. M. Title, "Recent advances in birefringent filters," Proc. Soc. Photo-Opt. Instrum. Eng. 88, 23–27 (1976).

A. M. Title, Lockheed Palo Alto Research Laboratory, Palo Alto, California 94304 (personal communication).

Yeh, P.

P. Yeh, "A generalized model for wire grid polarizers," Proc. Soc. Photo-Opt. Instrum. Eng. 307 (to be published, 1982).

P. Yeh, "Dispersive birefringent filters," Opt. Commun. 37, 153–158 (1981).

P. Yeh, "Zero crossing birefringent filters," Opt. Commun. 35, 15–19 (1980).

P. Yeh, "Optics of anisotropic layered media: a new 4 × 4 matrix algebra," Surf. Sci. 96, 41–53 (1980).

P. Yeh, "Electromagnetic propagation in birefringent layered media," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 69, 742–756 (1979).

P. Yeh, "A new optical model for wire grid polarizers," Opt. Commun. 26, 289–292 (1978).

J. Opt. Soc. Am. (4)

Opt. Commun. (3)

P. Yeh, "A new optical model for wire grid polarizers," Opt. Commun. 26, 289–292 (1978).

P. Yeh, "Dispersive birefringent filters," Opt. Commun. 37, 153–158 (1981).

P. Yeh, "Zero crossing birefringent filters," Opt. Commun. 35, 15–19 (1980).

Proc. Soc. Photo-Opt. Instrum. Eng. (2)

A. M. Title, "Recent advances in birefringent filters," Proc. Soc. Photo-Opt. Instrum. Eng. 88, 23–27 (1976).

P. Yeh, "A generalized model for wire grid polarizers," Proc. Soc. Photo-Opt. Instrum. Eng. 307 (to be published, 1982).

Surf. Sci. (1)

P. Yeh, "Optics of anisotropic layered media: a new 4 × 4 matrix algebra," Surf. Sci. 96, 41–53 (1980).

Other (4)

A. M. Title, Lockheed Palo Alto Research Laboratory, Palo Alto, California 94304 (personal communication).

J. A. Dobrowolski, "Coatings and filters," in Handbook of Optics, W. G. Driscoll and W. Vaughn, eds. (McGraw-Hill, New York, 1978), Sec. 8, pp. 8–108.

W. A. Shurcliff, Polarized Light (Harvard U. Press, Cambridge, Mass., 1966), Sec. 4.5.

B. Lyot, Ann. Astrophys. 7, 31 (1944).

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