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Achromatic Waveplates for Submillimetre Polarimetry

Murray, A. G., Ade, Peter A. R., Griffin, M. J., Haynes, C. V. and Nartallo, R. 1996. Achromatic Waveplates for Submillimetre Polarimetry. Presented at: The 30th ESLAB Symposium on Submillimetre and Far-Infrared Space Instrumentation, Noordwijk, The Netherlands, 24-26 September 1996. Published in: Rolfe, E. J. ed. The 30th ESLAB Symposium on submillimetre and far-infrared space instrumentation : 24-26 September 1996, ESTEC, Noordwijk, the Netherlands. European Space Agency ( ESA SP) , vol. 388. Noordwijk, The Netherlands: European Space Agency Publications Division, pp. 93-94.

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We report on the development of achromatic half-wave plates for use as polarisation modulators in multi-frequency submillimetre receiver systems. The particular waveplates described are being developed for use with a common user polarimeter for the SCUBA submillimetre camera on the JCMT.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Physics and Astronomy
Subjects: Q Science > QB Astronomy
Uncontrolled Keywords: submillimetre, polarimetry, waveplates
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Publisher: European Space Agency Publications Division
ISBN: 9789290922353
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2017 08:15

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