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Circular polarization of vacuum ultraviolet light by piezobirefringence.
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PMID:  20057558     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
An instrument has been constructed that can produce any degree of elliptical polarization from linear to circular in the vacuum uv range 1050 A to 1450 A using a piezobirefringent retarder of LiF. The apparatus is conveniently described by the Mueller matrices. One of the piezobirefringence constants, P(11) - P(12), ranged from 4.0-10.0 x 10(-13) cm(2)/dyn for various samples of LiF, and the index of refraction at 1216 A was 1.79 +/- 0.14.
H Metcalf; J C Baird
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Applied optics     Volume:  5     ISSN:  0003-6935     ISO Abbreviation:  Appl Opt     Publication Date:  1966 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-01-08     Completed Date:  2010-06-09     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0247660     Medline TA:  Appl Opt     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1407-10     Citation Subset:  -    
Brown University, Providence, RhodeIsland 02912, USA.
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