Orientation effect on the reciprocity relation for stokes vectors of scattered light

  • S. P. Tewarson
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The validity of the Reciprocity relation forStokes vectors of scattered light, was tested experimentally for a set of parallel nylon fibers, with the fiber axes oriented at different angles in the vertical plane; corresponding to unpolarized, circularly polarized and linearly-horizontally, vertically and 45°, polarized incident beams. It is found that the Reciprocity relation is valid for all orientations, and for differen t types of incident beams, and is quite general. Interesting observations have been made regarding the polarization behaviour of the set of parallel nylon fibers, used as the scattering medium.


Polymer Physical Chemistry Nylon Scattered Light Interesting Observation 
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© Dr. Dietrich Steinkopff Verlag 1968

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. P. Tewarson
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  1. 1.Department of PhysicsAllahabad UniversityAllahabad(India)

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