Experimental Methods of Polarimetric Spectral Sensing

  • S. A. Kazantsev
  • J.-C. Hénoux
Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 200)


Turning to experimental ionized gas spectropolarimetry, we should point out that this technique can be usefully applied to the following principal problems: measurement of the Stokes parameters of an atomic line spectrum and derivation from observed spectropolarimetric data of the local spectropolarimetric parameters in the radiation emitting layers.


Stokes Parameter Polarization Moment Alignment Axis Magnetic Field Modulation Polarization Spectroscopy 
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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. A. Kazantsev
    • 1
  • J.-C. Hénoux
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of PhysicsSt. Petersburg State UniversityRussia
  2. 2.Observatoire de ParisMeudonFrance

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