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ISSN: 1023-5086


ISSN: 1023-5086

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Opticheskii Zhurnal

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Concept of the construction of the optical setup of a panoramic Stokes polarimeter for small telescopes

For Russian citation (Opticheskii Zhurnal):

Синявский И.И., Иванов Ю.С., Видьмаченко А.П. Концепция построения оптической схемы панорамного стокс-поляриметра для малых телескопов // Оптический журнал. 2013. Т. 80. № 9. С. 27–32.

Sinyavskiĭ I. I., Ivanov Yu. S., and Vil’machenko A. P. Concept of the construction of the optical setup of a panoramic Stokes polarimeter for small telescopes   [In Russian] // Opticheskii Zhurnal. 2013. V. 80. №9. P. 27–32.

For citation (Journal of Optical Technology):

I. I. Sinyavskiĭ, Yu. S. Ivanov, and A. P. Vil’machenko, "Concept of the construction of the optical setup of a panoramic Stokes polarimeter for small telescopes," Journal of Optical Technology. 80(9), 545-548 (2013).

This article proposes the concept of the construction of an imaging polarizer based on polarization films for measuring the linear polarization of images of celestial extended and point objects. The spectral range of operation of the device is 420–850 nm, and the field-of-view angle is 0.25°×0.25°. The device is intended to be used in telescopes with a primary mirror up to 1 m in diameter and relative aperture f/12. The advantages and disadvantages of the proposed device are analyzed.

polarization depicting a stock polarimeter

OCIS codes: 120.5410, 110.5405.


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