Qioptiq Datasheets for Circular Polarizers

Circular polarizers block all photons rotating in one direction while allowing those rotating in the opposite direction to pass. They are assemblies that consist of a linear polarizer and a wave retarder, usually a quarter waveplate or half waveplate.
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Product Name Notes
Polarization Filter 80 in Rotary Mount Thin sheet polarizer without plastic protective film, directly cemented between plano cover glass Ideal for stress analysis and polarimetry Sizable free aperture Linear polarizing Glass filter Mean transmittance of single...
Double Glan-Taylor Prism Polarizer Composed of a symmetric arrangement of three air-spaced (uncemented) calcite prisms Extremely large extinction ratios Large angular fields of view Mounted, fits to Microbench Transmits over the range 250 -...
Glan-Thompson Prism Polarizers Composed of two cemented calcite prisms with their optical axes aligned parallel to their hypotenuse faces Extremely large extinction ratios Angular fields are larger than those of Glan-Taylor prisms Angular...
Rochon Prism Polarizer Consists of two calcite prisms Extremely large extinction ratios Ordinary ray is achromatic Mounted, fits to Microbench Maximum deviation of the ordinary ray is better than 3' Uncoated Surface flatness...
Glan-Taylor Prism Polarizers Polarizing cube composed of two air-spaced calcite prisms with their optical axes aligned mutually parallel Extremely large extinction ratios Virtually no deviation of extraordinary ray Mounted, outer diamteter fits to...