Wavelength-diverse polarization modulators for Stokes polarimetry.

  title={Wavelength-diverse polarization modulators for Stokes polarimetry.},
  author={Steven Tomczyk and Roberto Casini and A. G. de Wijn and Peter G. Nelson},
  journal={Applied optics},
  volume={49 18},
Information about the three-dimensional structure of solar magnetic fields is encoded in the polarized spectra of solar radiation by a host of physical processes. To extract this information, solar spectra must be obtained in a variety of magnetically sensitive spectral lines at high spatial, spectral, and temporal resolution with high precision. The need to observe many different spectral lines drives the development of Stokes polarimeters with a high degree of wavelength diversity. We present… Expand
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