Filters: Circular Polarization

Authored by: Akhlesh Lakhtakia , Martin W. McCall

Encyclopedia of Optical and Photonic Engineering

Print publication date:  September  2015
Online publication date:  September  2015

Print ISBN: 9781439850978
eBook ISBN: 9781351247184
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In this entry, the filtering of circularly polarized plane waves is considered. Linear, circular, and elliptical polarization are first discussed. Planewave propagation in orthorhombic dielectric materials is then presented, followed by descriptions of two types of circular polarization filters.

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