Polarization ray tracing in birefringent media

James D. Trolinger, Russell A Chipman, Donald K. Wilson

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Abstract

A method which uses a single algorithm to trace rays in isotropic media and both ordinary and extraordinary rays in uniaxial media is presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)122-132
Number of pages11
JournalProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
Volume891
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 29 1988
Externally publishedYes

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Ray Tracing
Ray tracing
Birefringence
ray tracing
Half line
rays
Polarization
isotropic media
polarization
Trace

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Applied Mathematics
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Computer Science Applications

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Polarization ray tracing in birefringent media. / Trolinger, James D.; Chipman, Russell A; Wilson, Donald K.

In: Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering, Vol. 891, 29.06.1988, p. 122-132.

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