Polarimetry Techniques at Optical and Infrared Wavelengths

J. Hough

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Abstract

The techniques and components used to measure both linear and circular polarization at wavelengths from 0.3 ¹m to 20 ¹m are reviewed. Some emphasis is given to the implementation of polarimetry on the latest generation of large-aperture telescopes and some of the di±culties being encountered are addressed.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIn: Astronomical Polarimetry: Current Status and Future Directions - ASP Conf Series 343
PublisherAstronomical Society of the Pacific
Pages3-14
ISBN (Print)978-1-58381-277-8, 1-58381-210-5
Publication statusPublished - 2005

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