Mueller matrices

Mueller matrices

[′myu̇l·ər ¦mā·trə‚sēz]
(optics)
Matrix operators in a calculus used to treat polarized light; in this calculus, the light vector is split into four components one of which is the intensity of the light, and unpolarized light can be treated directly.
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