Creating vortex retarders using photo-aligned liquid crystal polymers

S. McEldowney, D. Shemo, R. Chipman, P. Smith

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


We present developments using photo-aligned liquid crystal polymers for creating vortex retarders. Polarization properties of devices with different modes and theoretical and experimental point spread functions in Mueller matrix format for these components are presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2007
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Print)1557528462, 9781557528469
StatePublished - 2007
EventFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2007 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: Sep 16 2007Sep 16 2007

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


OtherFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2007
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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