Methods towards achieving precise birefringent focusing

David Schmid, Shiraz Hazrat, Radhika Rangarajan, Onur Hosten, Stephan Quint, Paul G. Kwiat

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


We present two independent schemes for the precise focusing of orthogonal polarizations of light at arbitrary relative locations. The first scheme uses a polarization Sagnac interferometer, the second a set of three birefringent elements.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCLEO
Subtitle of host publicationScience and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2011
StatePublished - 2011
EventCLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2011 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: May 1 2011May 6 2011

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


OtherCLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2011
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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