Jones matrix for image-rotation prisms.

  title={Jones matrix for image-rotation prisms.},
  author={Ivan Moreno},
  journal={Applied optics},
  volume={43 17},
  • Ivan Moreno
  • Published 2004
  • Physics, Medicine
  • Applied optics
The polarization-transforming properties of rotational prisms are analyzed with polarized light by using the Jones calculus and the exact ray-trace. A general expression of the Jones matrix for a rotational prism is derived, incorporating an explicit dependence on the image-rotation angle or the wave-front-rotation angle. The Jones matrix for the Pechan, Dove, Reversion, and Delta prisms is derived where the explicit dependence on the angle of rotation of the image is given. An experiment with… Expand

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