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9 September 2011 Preliminary results from an infrared hyperspectral imaging polarimeter
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We present results from a SWIR/MWIR infrared hyperspectral imaging polarimeter (IHIP). The sensor includes a pair of sapphire Wollaston prisms and several high order retarders to form an imaging Fourier transform spectropolarimeter. The Wollaston prisms serve as a birefringent interferometer with reduced sensitivity to vibration versus an unequal path interferometer, such as a Michelson. Polarimetric data are acquired through the use of channeled spectropolarimetry to modulate the spectrum with the Stokes parameter information. We discuss the operation of the IHIP sensor, in addition to our calibration techniques. Lastly, spectropolarimetric results from the laboratory and outdoor tests are presented.
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Julia Craven-Jones, Michael W. Kudenov, Maryn G. Stapelbroek, and Eustace L. Dereniak "Preliminary results from an infrared hyperspectral imaging polarimeter", Proc. SPIE 8160, Polarization Science and Remote Sensing V, 81600T (9 September 2011); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.892593
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