Characterization of DKIST retarder components with polarization ray tracing

Stacey R. Sueoka, Russell A. Chipman, David F. Elmore

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

15 Scopus citations


Super achromatic retarders and polychromatic modulators are required to meet the polarimetry specifications of the Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope. These components have been analyzed and toleranced using a birefringent polarization ray trace over wavelength and field of view.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationInternational Optical Design Conference 2014
EditorsMariana Figueiro, Julius Muschaweck, Scott Lerner, John Rogers
ISBN (Electronic)9781628413786
StatePublished - 2014
EventInternational Optical Design Conference 2014, IODC 2014 - Kohala Coast, United States
Duration: Jun 23 2014Jun 26 2014

Publication series

NameProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
ISSN (Print)0277-786X
ISSN (Electronic)1996-756X


OtherInternational Optical Design Conference 2014, IODC 2014
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityKohala Coast


  • Anisotropic optical materials
  • Polarization
  • Polarization ray trace
  • Super achromatic retarder

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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


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