Semiconductor Physics, Quantum Electronics & Optoelectronics. 2013. V. 16, N 1. P. 064-071.


Comparison of properties inherent to wave plates and Fresnel rhomb
M.R. Kulish, S.V. Virko

V. Lashkaryov Institute of Semiconductor Physics, NAS of Ukraine 41, prospect Nauky, 03028 Kyiv, Ukraine E-mail:

Abstract. Principles of functioning and technical characteristics of wave plates and Fresnel rhomb are analyzed, and the properties of these optical elements are compared. Main fields of application are discussed.

Keywords: wave plate, Fresnel rhomb, spectral region, polarization, ellipse of polarization.

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