Publication Title

Optical Engineering

Publication Date

12-15-2005

Document Type

Article

DOI

10.1117/1.2148887

Disciplines

Physics

Abstract

Holographic retarders based on form birefringence are shown to have controllable dispersion properties. Significantly, we show that the dispersion properties of these retarders can be adjusted over a large wavelength range by varying the periodicity of the index of refraction profile. These retarders with controllable dispersion characteristics are of high value for applications such as the compensation of liquid crystal displays.

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Copyright 2005 Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers. One print or electronic copy may be made for personal use only. Systematic reproduction and distribution, duplication of any material in this paper for a fee or for commercial purposes, or modification of the content of the paper are prohibited. http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/1.2148887


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