Russian Physics Journal

, Volume 40, Issue 9, pp 891–894 | Cite as

Achromatic analog of a quarter-wave plate

  • M. Ya. Darsht
  • B. Ya. Zel'dovich
  • N. D. Kundikova
Optics and Spectroscopy

Abstract

Is it possible to achieve wavelength-independent transformation of the polarization of light on the basis of adiabatic tracking of smooth variation in the parameters of the medium by the polarization? This question is considered for conditions where circularly polarized light is converted into linearly polarized light.

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  • M. Ya. Darsht
  • B. Ya. Zel'dovich
  • N. D. Kundikova

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