Polarimeter

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Polarimeter

Our user-friendly Polarimeters provide high accuracy and reliability in an easy to use instrument, suitable for manufacturing and laboratory applications.
 
Our Polarimeter is a compact system with convenient computer control that accurately measures Stokes Parameters 10 times per second. It quantifies the State of Polarization (SOP) and graphically displays the Poincaré Sphere, Polarization Ellipse, or running chart. The Meadowlark Optics system contains no spinning waveplates, motors, or other moving parts to wear or cause vibrations. Patented algorithms provide high accuracy and calibration versatility.

 

  • Compact
  • No moving parts
  • Broad wavelength range
  • Fiber and free space versions
  • Visible and near infrared versions

Specifications - Polarimeter
Absolute Degree of Polarization Accuracy ≤ 1%
Measurement Frequency 10 Hz
Resolution 0.001 of Strokes Parameter
Wavelength Range for Polarization Accuracy ±3 nm
Maximum Operating Temperature 40˚ C
Optical Head Dimensions 2.83 × 1.75 × 1.75 in.
Minimum Optical Power to maintain accuracy* 10 µW
Input Aperature 2 mm
Specifications describe performance at 23 ± 3˚C ambient temperature
*Sensitivity can be increased to 1 µW by special request
System Requirements:
-Windows™
-USB Port
-Use of LabVIEW Instrument Library requires LabVIEW version 6.1 or higher
 

 

 

Ordering Information - Polarimeters
Wavelength Range
(nm)
Version Part Number
450-1100 Visible PMI-VIS
900-1700 Near Infrared PMI-NIR