10. Mueller Optical Coherence Tomography

  1. Lihong V. Wang and
  2. Hsin-I Wu

Published Online: 2 OCT 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9780470177013.ch10

Biomedical Optics: Principles and Imaging

Biomedical Optics: Principles and Imaging

How to Cite

Wang, L. V. and Wu, H.-I. (2009) Mueller Optical Coherence Tomography, in Biomedical Optics: Principles and Imaging, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470177013.ch10

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 OCT 2012
  2. Published Print: 15 JUL 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471743040

Online ISBN: 9780470177013

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Keywords:

  • Mueller calculus;
  • Jones calculus;
  • polarization state;
  • stokes vector;
  • eigenvectors

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Mueller Calculus versus Jones Calculus

  • Polarization State

  • Stokes Vector

  • Mueller Matrix

  • Mueller Matrices for a Rotator, a Polarizer, and a Retarder

  • Measurement of Mueller Matrix

  • Jones Vector

  • Jones Matrix

  • Jones Matrices for a Rotator, a Polarizer, and a Retarder

  • Eigenvectors and Eigenvalues of Jones Matrix

  • Conversion from Jones Calculus to Mueller Calculus

  • Degree of Polarization in OCT

  • Serial Mueller OCT

  • Parallel Mueller OCT