## Matrix theory of photoelasticity |

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### Contents

Introduction | 1 |

References | 19 |

Passage of Polarized Light Through Optical Elements | 45 |

Copyright | |

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Aben analyzer angle Appl application azimuth birefringent coatings birefringent plate circle circular polariscope components corresponding cos2 determined elastic electromagnetic ellipsoid elliptically polarized light equations fast axis fringe patterns Frocht hologram holographic interferometry holographic photoelasticity incident light interference pattern isochromatics and isopachics Jones calculus Jones matrix Jones vector light ellipse light intensity light path light ray light that emerges light vector linear retarder linearly polarized light loaded measuring Mech method of birefringent moire Mueller and Jones Mueller calculus Mueller matrix object beam object wave obtain optical device optical elements optical patterns Ox axis P. S. Theocaris parallel photoelastic medium Phys Poincare sphere Poisson's ratio polarization form polarized light beam principal axes principal stresses principal-stress directions problems Proc propagation quarter-wave plate quaternion reference wave refractive refractive index represented rotation scattered light Senarmont sin2 specimen Stokes parameters Stokes vector strain Stress Analysis stress-optical retardations surface thickness unpolarized Wulff