Birefringence

Known as: Birefractions, Birefringences, Double Refractions 
The property of nonisotropic media, such as crystals, whereby a single incident beam of light traverses the medium as two beams, each plane-polarized… (More)

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1935-2018
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
The reflection and transmission characteristics of a high-birefringence fiber loop mirror (HiBi-FLM), which is composed of a… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
PURPOSE To describe a method for assessment and individualized compensation of anterior segment birefringence with scanning laser… (More)
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2002
2002
PURPOSE To determine the polarization properties of the central cornea at perpendicular incidence in a normal human population on… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
We describe a fully-vectorial, three-dimensional algorithm to compute the definite-frequency eigenstates of Maxwell's equations… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Using a low-coherence Michelson interferometer, we measure two-dimensional images of optical birefringence in bovine tendon as a… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Polarization decorrelation in single-mode fibers with randomly varying birefringence is studied. We find that decorrelation… (More)
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Highly Cited
1981
Highly Cited
1981
A theoretical and experimental analysis of the polarization properties of twisted single-mode fibers is presented. It is shown… (More)
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Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
In a bent optical fiber, lateral internal stress induces a birefringence, betab. At lambda = 0.633 microm in a silica fiber… (More)
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Highly Cited
1978
Highly Cited
1978
In real single-mode optical fibers, imperfections cause the two possible polarizations to propagate at different phase velocities… (More)
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Highly Cited
1977
Highly Cited
1977
The absorption, fluorescence, dichroism, and birefringence of stained squid axons were measured during action potentials and… (More)
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