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14 April 2000 Virtues of Mueller matrix detection of objects embedded in random media
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Proceedings Volume 3927, Optical Pulse and Beam Propagation II; (2000) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.382054
Event: Symposium on High-Power Lasers and Applications, 2000, San Jose, CA, United States
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We will present a brief introduction to Mueller matrix imaging from cradle to adolescence and then show how it can be effectively used for detection of objects embedded in a highly scattering medium when ordinary radiance imaging might fail. We will show which elements and combination of elements are important for gaining the highest contrast against the background continuum. The mapping of certain combinations of Mueller matrix elements into an equivalent human visual system will also be discussed.
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George W. Kattawar "Virtues of Mueller matrix detection of objects embedded in random media", Proc. SPIE 3927, Optical Pulse and Beam Propagation II, (14 April 2000); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.382054
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