Orthogonally Polarized Lasers and their Applications

Shulian Zhang and Thierry Bosch

Precision metrologists have traditionally thought of lasers as mere light sources. Now, orthogonally polarized lasers are being applied as sensors themselves. They’re being developed and used to measure displacement, wave plates’ retardation, force and weight.

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Publish Date: 01 May 2007


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