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An oblique incidence total internal reflection phase retarder with the entrance and exit faces parallel. the input angle of incidence is 60 degree. the refractive index of the retarder material(flint glass) is 1.7.The retarder is designed to introduce a retardance of 90 degree at 589 nm. If the incident polarized light is at azimuth 45 degree,the beam leaving the retarder will be elliptically polarized. At what azimuth should the polarizer be adjusted to obtain circularly polarized light. how this azimuth is calculated.
Re: how to obtain circular polarization in oblique incidence phase retarder
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