Abstract

Polarimeters have broad applications in remote sensing, astronomy, and biomedical imaging to measure the emitted, reflected, or transmitted state of polarization. An intrinsic coincident (IC) full-Stokes polarimeter was previously demonstrated by our group, in a free space configuration, by using stain-aligned polymer-based organic photovoltaics. To minimize the model’s complexity, these were tilted to avoid crosstalk from back-reflections. We present a theoretical model of a monolithic IC polarimeter that considers the back-reflection’s influence for on-axis light. The model was validated using a monolithic four-detector polarimeter, which achieved an error of less than 3%. Additionally, an off-axis model was produced and validated for a simpler two detector polarimeter, demonstrating an error between the TM and TE polarized components of less than 3% for angles spanning an 18° incidence cone.

© 2019 Optical Society of America

Full Article  |  PDF Article
OSA Recommended Articles
Intrinsic coincident full-Stokes polarimeter using stacked organic photovoltaics

Ruonan Yang, Pratik Sen, B. T. O’Connor, and M. W. Kudenov
Appl. Opt. 56(6) 1768-1774 (2017)

Intrinsic coincident linear polarimetry using stacked organic photovoltaics

S. Gupta Roy, O. M. Awartani, P. Sen, B.T. O’Connor, and M. W. Kudenov
Opt. Express 24(13) 14737-14747 (2016)

Pixel response model for a division of focal plane polarimeter

Feng Zhao, Rong Wu, Bin Feng, XiMeng Cheng, Yue Dong, and Jianlei Zhang
Appl. Opt. 58(29) 8109-8117 (2019)

References

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Cited By

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Cited by links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Figures (12)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Figure files are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Tables (3)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Article tables are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Equations (26)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Equations are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Metrics

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Article level metrics are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription