Stokes parameters


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Stokes parameters

(stohks) See polarization.

Stokes parameters

[′stōks pə‚ram·əd·ərz]
(optics)
Four quantities that fully describe the polarization of a beam of light.
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Mxed states of circular, linear, and unpolarized light generate fourth Stokes parameters between -1 and +1.
The difference of these signals divided by their sum is known as the fourth Stokes parameter (V).
and their mean values correspond to the Stokes parameters (<[[?
Chirkin, "Polarization quantum states of light in nonlinear distributed feedback systems: Quantum nondemolition measurements of the Stokes parameters of light and atomic angular momentum," Appl.
We will use the term global geoid to indicate the geoid surface, representing the geoid over the whole Earth, which is determined by a set of Stokes parameters, limited by a certain finite degree [l.
By solving the inverse problem, we can determine the individual Stokes parameters [C.
Kumar (physics) and Ghatak (emeritus physics, both Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi) address the basic concepts and methods of polarization phenomena involved in understanding and designing various photonic devices, including basic methods of analysis such as Jones matrices, Stokes parameters, and the Poincare sphere.
Another representation of the state of polarization, and one which leads quite naturally to the Poincare sphere is by parameters which all have the same physical dimensions, called Stokes parameters [8]:
3], so that the Stokes parameters are not all independent.
Thus the third and fourth Stokes parameters contain information of the azimuthal structure, and they are usually used for inversion of wind speed and direction over ocean and snow surfaces, even for remote sensing of target recognition, to name a few.
5], where only the top interface is rough while the others are all flat faces, a two-layer rough surface is studied to simulate the four Stokes parameters in passive microwave remote sensing.
The Stokes parameters, which include DoP information, can be expressed in terms of the elements of the CSDM using the following formulas [32]: