Document Detail

Vector transmission matrix for the polarization behavior of light propagation in highly scattering media.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22772297     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Recently the optical transmission matrix (TM) has been shown to be useful in controlling the propagation of light in highly scattering media. In this paper, we present the vector transmission matrix (VTM) which, unlike the TM, captures both the intensity and polarization transmission property of the scattering medium. We present an experimental technique for measuring the absolute values of the VTM elements which is in contrast to existing techniques whereby the TM elements are measured to within a scaling factor. The usefulness of the VTM is illustrated by showing that it can be used to both predict and control the magnitude of the complex polarization ratio of the light focused through the scattering medium. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first study to show the possibility of controlling the polarization of the light transmitted through highly scattering media.
Santosh Tripathi; Richard Paxman; Thomas Bifano; Kimani C Toussaint
Related Documents :
2354037 - Facilitation and inhibition of the human startle blink reflexes by stimulus anticipation.
10456057 - Effect of varying the intensity and train frequency of forelimb and cerebellar mossy fi...
18567267 - A similarity-based range-frequency model for two-category rating data.
22365927 - Singlet oxygen and non-photochemical quenching contribute to oxidation of the plastoqui...
3958197 - Examination of the unintentional effect of stimulus medium and context on preference fo...
1012907 - Matching forms as a function of complexity, type of match, and retention interval.
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Optics express     Volume:  20     ISSN:  1094-4087     ISO Abbreviation:  Opt Express     Publication Date:  2012 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-07-09     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101137103     Medline TA:  Opt Express     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  16067-76     Citation Subset:  IM    
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine

Previous Document:  Stability of polymer-dielectric bi-layers for athermal silicon photonics.
Next Document:  Phase contrast microscopy with fringe contrast adjustable by using grating-based phase-shifter.