colorPol® polarizers in scientific discourse

Meteorological cloud analysis, solar observation, endoscopy, portable quantum erasers and the study of historical climates; they all share the use of colorPol® polarizers. Appreciated by researchers and developers worldwide, they are an important component in various application fields.

A small overview of the different disciplines can be found here. These scientific publications describe the use of colorPol® polarizers. For better clarity a rough grouping and keywording has been done.

Astrophysics

ÁLVAREZ-HERRERO, A., et al. Polarization modulators based on liquid crystal variable retarders for the Solar Orbiter mission. In: Polarization Science and Remote Sensing VII. International Society for Optics and Photonics, 2015. S. 96130I. 
solar orbiter, METIS, solar corona, polarimetry, space telescope

 

FINESCHI, S., et al. Stray-light analyses of the METIS coronagraph on Solar Orbiter. In: Solar Physics and Space Weather Instrumentation VI. International Society for Optics and Photonics, 2015. S. 96040K.
coronagraph, astrophysics, sensors, telescopes, UV radiation, space telescope, METIS

 

HAGINO, M., et al. Development of a universal tunable filter for future solar observations. In: Advances in Optical and Mechanical Technologies for Telescopes and Instrumentation. International Society for Optics and Photonics, 2014. S. 91515V. 
telescope, laser, universal tunable filter, space mission, solar telescope

 

HARRINGTON, D. M., et al. Achromatizing a liquid-crystal spectropolarimeter: retardance vs. stokes-based calibration of HiVIS. Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 2010, 122. Jg., Nr. 890, S. 420.
spectropolarimeter, astronomy, polarimeter

 

KOZA, J., et al. The CoMP-S instrument at the Lomnicky Peak Observatory-status report.
coronagraph, astrophysics, sensors, telescopes, UV radiation

 

MA, Jun, et al. Near infrared (NIR) achromatic phase retarder. In: Current Developments in Lens Design and Optical Engineering V. International Society for Optics and Photonics, 2004. S. 139-147.
telescope, solar telescope, synthesized achromatic waveplate

 

RYBÁK, J., et al. Koronálny multikanálový polarimeter pre observatórium Lomnický štít.
coronagraph, astrophysics, sensor, telescopes

 

SCHWARTZ, P., et al. Coronal Multi-channel Polarimeter at the Lomnicky Peak Observatory. Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union, 2013, 8. Jg., Nr. S300, S. 521-522.
coronagraph, astrophysics, sensors, telescopes, UV radiation

 

TOMCZYK, Steven, et al. Proposal for the Construction of a Solar Chromospheric Detector for the Astronomical Institute of the Slovak Academy of Sciences.
Coronagraph, astronomy

Biosensors

DANZ, Norbert, et al. Surface plasmon resonance platform technology for multi‐parameter analyses on polymer chips. Engineering in Life Sciences, 2011, 11. Jg., Nr. 6, S. 566-572
LED source, biosensors, DNA hybridization, microarray, microfluids

 

DOSTÁLEK, J., et al. Multichannel SPR biosensor for detection of endocrine-disrupting compounds. Analytical and bioanalytical chemistry, 2007, 389. Jg., Nr. 6, S. 1841-1847.
surface plasmon resonance biosensor, SPR sensor, immunoassays, optical sensors, pesticides, endocrine disruptors

 

KAZUMA, Emiko; TATSUMA, Tetsu. Localized surface plasmon resonance sensors based on wavelength-tunable spectral dips. Nanoscale, 2014, 6. Jg., Nr. 4, S. 2397-2405.
localised surface plasmon resonance, biosensor, chemical sensor

 

PILIARIK, Marek, et al. Compact and low-cost biosensor based on novel approach to spectroscopy of surface plasmons. Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 2009, 24. Jg., Nr. 12, S. 3430-3435.
surface plasmon resonance, diffraction grating, optical sensor, biosensor

 

PILIARIK, Marek; HOMOLA, Jiří. Self-referencing SPR imaging for most demanding high-throughput screening applications. Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 2008, 134. Jg., Nr. 2, S. 353-355.
surface plasmon resonance, SPR imaging, label-free biosensing, highthroughput screening

 

RIVET, Sylvain, et al. Passive optical module for polarization-sensitive optical coherence tomography systems. Optics express, 2017, 25. Jg., Nr. 13, S. 14533-14544.
optical coherence tomography systems

 

SINIBALDI, Alberto, et al. Direct comparison of the performance of Bloch surface wave and surface plasmon polariton sensors. Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 2012, 174. Jg., S. 292-298.
surface electromagnetic waves, photonic crystals, surface plasmon polaritons, optical biosensor

 

SINIBALDI, Alberto, et al. Hydrogenated amorphous silicon nitride photonic crystals for improved-performance surface electromagnetic wave biosensors. Biomedical optics express, 2012, 3. Jg., Nr. 10, S. 2405-2410.
surface electromagnetic waves, photonic crystals, surface plasmon polaritons, optical biosensor, superresolution, fluorescence microcopy, spatial light modulators, optical diagnostics for medicine

 

WANG, Daqian, et al. An Array Detection Biosensor Based on Surface Plasmon Resonance Interferometric Imaging. Sensor Letters, 2011, 9. Jg., Nr. 2, S. 728-731.
high-throughput biosensor, interferometric imaging, surface plasmon resonance

Ellipsometry

KNITTER, Sebastian, et al. Spectrally resolving single-shot polarimeter. Optics letters, 2011, 36. Jg., Nr. 16, S. 3048-3050.
Nd:YAG laser, ultrafast optics, polarimertry, ellipsometry

 

RAPP, Stephan. Pump-Probe-Ellipsometrie zur Messung transienter optischer Materialeigenschaften bei der Ultrakurzpuls-Lasermaterialbearbeitung. 2019.
laser, laser-matter interaction, laser material processing; pump-probe ellipsometry, ultra-short pulse laser, optical material properties

Imaging

FERNÁNDEZ-ALFONSO, Tomás, et al. Monitoring synaptic and neuronal activity in 3D with synthetic and genetic indicators using a compact acousto-optic lens two-photon microscope. Journal of neuroscience methods, 2014, 222. Jg., S. 69-81.
Two-photon imaging, acousto-optic deflectors, acousto-optic lens, synaptic activity mapping, 3D functional imaging, calcium imaging, copulation imaging, medical

 

HWANG, KyungSeok; HAR, DongHwan. Identifying Small Drones Using Infrared Polarization Filters. TECHART: Journal of Arts and Imaging Science, 2016, 3. Jg., Nr. 3, S. 50-54.
integrated optics, optical feedback, optical diffraction, optical amplifiers, optical fibers, optical polarization, fiber optics

 

KANAMORI, Katsuhiro, et al. Fish freshness estimation using eye image processing under white and UV lightings. In: Sensing for Agriculture and Food Quality and Safety IX. International Society for Optics and Photonics, 2017. S. 102170E.
food control,  image processing, ultraviolet radiation, iris recognition, image analysis

 

KANTOJÄRVI, Uula, et al. Imaging spectral signature satellite instrument for the real-time identification of ground scenes with a dedicated spectral signature. In: Optical Sensing Technology and Applications. International Society for Optics and Photonics, 2007. S. 65850S.
Imaging Spectral Signature Instrument, imaging

 

MOSCARITOLO, Michele, et al. A machine vision method for automated alignment of fundus imaging systems. Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging Retina, 2010, 41. Jg., Nr. 6, S. 607-613.
ophtalmic, laser surgery, imaging, glaucoma, fundus imaging

 

SHEN, Zhi-Xue, et al. Design and test of a near-infrared tunable liquid crystal birefringent filter. In: Sensors, Systems, and Next-Generation Satellites XVIII. International Society for Optics and Photonics, 2014. S. 92411Z
tunable liquid crystal birefringent filter, spectral imaging sensor, remote sensing

LIDAR

ALEM, Nour. Développement de l'émetteur hyperfréquence d'un système Lidar-Radar pour des applications optiques marines. 2019.  Université de Bretagne occidentale-Brest.
LIDAR, radar, high frequency  LIDAR, marine optic

 

REICHARDT, Jens, et al. RAMSES: German Meteorological Service autonomous Raman lidar for water vapor, temperature, aerosol, and cloud measurements. Applied optics, 2012, 51. Jg., Nr. 34, S. 8111-8131. 
LIDAR, metrological, raman

Life science

CHEN, Nanguang; GAO, Guangjun. Multi-contrast focal modulation microscopy for in vivo imaging of thick biological tissues. Optics express, 2012, 20. Jg., Nr. 11, S. 12166-12170.
Imaging, Microscopy, In Vivo reolution imaging

 

DUBREUIL, Matthieu, et al. Polarization-resolved second harmonic microscopy of skeletal muscle in sepsis. Biomedical optics express, 2018, 9. Jg., Nr. 12, S. 6350-6358.
Circular polarization, Hyper Rayleigh scattering, In vivo imaging, laser beams, laser scanning, second harmonic generation

 

MATSUZAKI, Takahisa, et al. High contrast visualization of cell–hydrogel contact by advanced interferometric optical microscopy. The journal of physical chemistry letters, 2014, 5. Jg., Nr. 1, S. 253-257.
reflecion intereference contrast microcopy RICM, advanced interferometry, biophysik, biomolecules

 

MATSUZAKI, Takahisa, et al. Quantitative evaluation of cancer cell adhesion to self-assembled monolayer-patterned substrates by reflection interference contrast microscopy. The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 2016, 120. Jg., Nr. 7, S. 1221-1227.
cancer, cell physiology, cells, organic compounds, amorphous materials

 

MOSCARITOLO, Michele, et al. A machine vision method for automated alignment of fundus imaging systems. Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging Retina, 2010, 41. Jg., Nr. 6, S. 607-613.
ophtalmic, laser surgery, imaging, glaucoma, fundus imaging

 

RIVET, Sylvain; BRADU, Adrian; PODOLEANU, Adrian. 70 kHz full 4x4 Mueller polarimeter and simultaneous fiber calibration for endoscopic applications. Optics express, 2015, 23. Jg., Nr. 18, S. 23768-23786.
Polarimetry, polarization, fiber, single mode, imaging, medical diagnostics

 

SANDMEYER, Alice, et al. DMD-based super-resolution structured illumination microscopy visualizes live cell dynamics at high speed and low cost. bioRxiv, 2019, S. 797670.
Structured illumination microscopy, fluorescence microscopy, super-resolution fluorescence microscopy, imaging, cellular organelles, medical

 

ZHENG, Yao, et al. Two‐photon focal modulation microscopy for high‐resolution imaging in deep tissue. Journal of biophotonics, 2019, 12. Jg., Nr. 1, S. e201800247.
in vivo deep tissue imaging, two-photon microscopy, image formation theory, imaging system, nonlinear microscopy, optical transfer function, turbid media

Microscopy

AZHAGURAJAN, Mukkannan, et al. Effect of vanillin to prevent the dendrite growth of zn in zinc-based secondary batteries. Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 2017, 164. Jg., Nr. 12, S. A2407-A2417.
electrochemical, optical microscopy

 

BEECKMAN, Jeroen, et al. Fast visible-near infrared switchable liquid crystal filter. Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals, 2009, 502. Jg., Nr. 1, S. 9-18.
ferroelectric liquid crystals, Lyot-Öhman filter, wavelength tunable filter, fluorescence microscopy, absorption microscopy, human skin scanning, product inspection



CHEN, Nanguang; GAO, Guangjun. Multi-contrast focal modulation microscopy for in vivo imaging of thick biological tissues. Optics express, 2012, 20. Jg., Nr. 11, S. 12166-12170.
imaging, microscopy, In Vivo reolution imaging

 

DUBREUIL, Matthieu, et al. Polarization-resolved second harmonic microscopy of skeletal muscle in sepsis. Biomedical optics express, 2018, 9. Jg., Nr. 12, S. 6350-6358.
Circular polarization, Hyper Rayleigh scattering, In vivo imaging, laser beams, laser scanning, second harmonic generation

 

FÖRSTER, Ronny, et al. Simple structured illumination microscope setup with high acquisition speed by using a spatial light modulator. Optics express, 2014, 22. Jg., Nr. 17, S. 20663-20677.
diffration gratings, fluorescence microscopy, image processing, structured illumination microscopy

 

GUNDLACH, Lars; PIOTROWIAK, Piotr. Novel setup for time-resolved fluorescence microscopy. In: Physical Chemistry of Interfaces and Nanomaterials VI. International Society for Optics and Photonics, 2007. S. 66430E.
fluorescence microscopy, Kerr-gated microscope

 

KOBAYASHI, Shin-Ichiro, et al. Visualization of single atomic steps on an ultra-flat Si (100) surface by advanced differential interference contrast microscopy. Electrochemical and Solid State Letters, 2011, 14. Jg., Nr. 9, S. H351.
DIC- Differential Interference Contrast, LCM-Laser confrontal microscope

 

LE GRATIET, A., et al. 100 kHz Mueller polarimeter for laser scanning polarimetric microscopy. In: Biophotonics: Photonic Solutions for Better Health Care V. International Society for Optics and Photonics, 2016. S. 988724.
polarimetry, laser scanner, Mueller matrices, multimodal imaging, polarimetric imaging

 

LE GRATIET, Aymeric, et al. 100 kHz Mueller polarimeter in reflection configuration. Optics letters, 2015, 40. Jg., Nr. 4, S. 645-648.
polarimetry, laser scanner, Mueller matrices, multimodal imaging, polarimetric imaging

 

LEHNERT, A., et al. High resolution in situ magneto-optic Kerr effect and scanning tunneling microscopy setup with all optical components in UHV. Review of scientific instruments, 2009, 80. Jg., Nr. 2, S. 023902.
spectroscopy, vacuum application

 

LU-WALTHER, Hui-Wen, et al. fastSIM: a practical implementation of fast structured illumination microscopy. Methods and applications in fluorescence, 2015, 3. Jg., Nr. 1, S. 014001.
structured illumination microscopy (SIM), fluorescence microscope

 

MARKWIRTH, Andreas, et al. Video-rate multi-color structured illumination microscopy with simultaneous real-time reconstruction. Nature communications, 2019, 10. Jg., Nr. 1, S. 1-11.
Super-resolved structured illumination microscopy, fluorescence microscopy

 

MATSUZAKI, Takahisa, et al. High contrast visualization of cell–hydrogel contact by advanced interferometric optical microscopy. The journal of physical chemistry letters, 2014, 5. Jg., Nr. 1, S. 253-257.
reflection interreference contrast microscopy RICM, advanced interferometry, biophysics, biomolecules

 

MATSUZAKI, Takahisa, et al. Quantitative evaluation of cancer cell adhesion to self-assembled monolayer-patterned substrates by reflection interference contrast microscopy. The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 2016, 120. Jg., Nr. 7, S. 1221-1227.
cancer, cell physiology, cells, organic compounds, amorphous materials

 

REYMOND, Loïc, et al. SIMPLE: Structured illumination based point localization estimator with enhanced precision. Optics express, 2019, 27. Jg., Nr. 17, S. 24578-24590.
Imaging, microscopy, single molecule localization microscopy SMLM, super resolution imaging

 

RIVET, Sylvain, et al. Fast spectrally encoded Mueller optical scanning microscopy. Scientific reports, 2019, 9. Jg., Nr. 1, S. 1-11.
Mueller scanning micropscope

 

SANDMEYER, Alice, et al. DMD-based super-resolution structured illumination microscopy visualizes live cell dynamics at high speed and low cost. bioRxiv, 2019, S. 797670.
structured illumination microscopy, fluorescence microscopy, super-resolution fluorescence microscopy, imaging, cellular organelles

 

SAZAKI, Gen, et al. Elementary steps at the surface of ice crystals visualized by advanced optical microscopy. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2010, 107. Jg., Nr. 46, S. 19702-19707.
in situ observation, monomolecular steps, two-dimensional nucleation growth, spiral growth, microscopy, imaging

 

WEN, Rui, et al. Preparation and characterization of ultra-flat single crystal surfaces of Pd (1 1 1) and Au (1 1 1) by an in situ interference optical microscopy. Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 2010, 649. Jg., Nr. 1-2, S. 257-260.
differential intereference microscopy, atomic step, imaging

 

YOSHIKAWA, Hiroshi Y. Quantitative Evaluation of Cell-Hydrogel Adhesion by Advanced Optical Techniques. In: Hyper Bio Assembler for 3D Cellular Systems. Springer, Tokyo, 2015. S. 223-234.
interferometry, cell adhesion, hydrogel, interferometric microscopy, laser-induced pressure wave

 

ZHENG, Yao, et al. Two‐photon focal modulation microscopy for high‐resolution imaging in deep tissue. Journal of biophotonics, 2019, 12. Jg., Nr. 1, S. e201800247.
in vivo deep tissue imaging, two-photon microscopy, image formation theory, imaging system, nonlinear microscopy, optical transfer function, turbid media

 

 

Optical Communication

LAMPERSKI, J.; DOBROGOWSKI, A.; STEPCZAK, P. Multifrequency source for UDWDM fiber systems. In: OECC/ACOFT 2008-Joint Conference of the Opto-Electronics and Communications Conference and the Australian Conference on Optical Fibre Technology. IEEE, 2008. S. 1-2.
acousto-optical devices , channel spacing, optical communication equipment, optical fiber amplifiers, optical fiber communication, wavelength division multiplexing

 

LAMPERSKI, Jan. Active fiber comb source with single and double frequency shifters for UDWDM applications. In: 2008 10th Anniversary International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks. IEEE, 2008. S. 282-285.
acousto-optical devices , channel spacing, optical communication equipment, optical fiber amplifiers, optical phase shifters, UHF phase shifters, wavelength division multiplexing

 

LAMPERSKI, Jan; DOBROGOWSKI, Andrzej; STEPCZAK, Piotr. Multifrequency erbium doped fiber source for UDWDM application. In: Optical Fibers and Their Applications 2008. International Society for Optics and Photonics, 2008. S. 71200U.
Fiber communication, acousto-optic shifter, ultra-dense wavelength-division multiplexing, optical network

Photoelectrochemistry

KAZUMA, Emiko; TATSUMA, Tetsu. Photoelectrochemical analysis of allowed and forbidden multipole plasmon modes of polydisperse Ag nanorods. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2013, 117. Jg., Nr. 6, S. 2435-2441.
Oxides, physical and chemical processes, plasmon, quantum mechanics, resonance structures

 

MATSUBARA, Kazuki, et al. Plasmon resonance-based photoelectrochemical tailoring of spectrum, morphology and orientation of Ag nanoparticles on TiO 2 single crystals. Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2009, 19. Jg., Nr. 31, S. 5526-5532.
plasmon resonance

 

NIITSUMA, J.; YONEYA, M.; YOKOYAMA, H. Surface nematic liquid crystal bistability on low-symmetry photoalignment micropatterns. Liquid Crystals, 2009, 37. Jg., Nr. 1, S. 31-36.
photoalignment, micropattern, bistability, symmetry

Polarimetry

CEOLATO, Romain; RIVIERE, Nicolas; HESPEL, Laurent. Reflectances from a supercontinuum laser-based instrument: hyperspectral, polarimetric and angular measurements. Optics express, 2012, 20. Jg., Nr. 28, S. 29413-29425.
active or adaptive optics, hyperspectral imaging, LIDAR, Scattering. Scattering measurements, polarimetry, hyperspectral sensor, reflectometer

 

DAVIS, Jeffrey A., et al. Analysis of a segmented q-plate tunable retarder for the generation of first-order vector beams. Applied optics, 2015, 54. Jg., Nr. 32, S. 9583-9590.
liquid-crystal devices, polarization-selective devices, polarimetry

 

FENG, Bin, et al. Polarized-pixel performance model for DoFP polarimeter. Journal of Optics, 2018, 20. Jg., Nr. 6, S. 065703.
polarization, polarimeter, division-of-focal-plane, scalar calibration, matrix calibration

 

FENG, Bin, et al. Polarized-pixel performance model for DoFP polarimeter. Journal of Optics, 2018, 20. Jg., Nr. 6, S. 065703.
division of a focal plane polarimeter, polarized pixel, imaging

 

KNITTER, Sebastian, et al. Spectrally resolving single-shot polarimeter. Optics letters, 2011, 36. Jg., Nr. 16, S. 3048-3050.
Nd:YAG Laser, ultrafast optics, polarimertry, ellipsometry

 

RIVET, Sylvain; BRADU, Adrian; PODOLEANU, Adrian. 70 kHz full 4x4 Mueller polarimeter and simultaneous fiber calibration for endoscopic applications. Optics express, 2015, 23. Jg., Nr. 18, S. 23768-23786.
Polarimetry, polarization, fiber, single mode, imaging, medical diagnostics

 

STEINBACHER, Andreas, et al. Precise and rapid detection of optical activity for accumulative femtosecond spectroscopy. Optics express, 2012, 20. Jg., Nr. 11, S. 11838-11854.
Polarimetry, spectroscopy, ultrafast spectroscopy, heterodyne interferomatery, femtosecond laser spectroscopy

 

KUCERA, Petr; MOHR, Friedemann. Micropolarizers in real time polariscope. In: Proceedings of 21st International Conference Radioelektronika 2011. IEEE, 2011. S. 1-4.
Polarimetry, polariscope, micropolarizer, birefringence

Quantum Optics

DIMITROVA, Todorka Lulcheva; WEIS, Antoine. A portable double-slit quantum eraser with individual photons. European journal of physics, 2011, 32. Jg., Nr. 6, S. 1535.
double-slit experiement, laser

 

Robens, Carsten & Brakhane, Stefan & Alt, Wolfgang & Meschede, Dieter & Zopes, Jonathan & Alberti, Andrea. (2016). Fast, High-Precision Optical Polarization Synthesizer for Ultracold-Atom Experiments. Physical Review Applied. 9. 10.1103/PhysRevApplied.9.034016.
laser, optical lattices, photonics, polarization state

Spectroscopy

KRAUSPE, Philipp; BANERJI, Natalie; RÉHAULT, Julien. Effective detection of weak terahertz pulses in electro-optic sampling at kilohertz repetition rate. JOSA B, 2020, 37. Jg., Nr. 1, S.
Kerr effect, optical pump, electro-optical sampling (EOS), spectroscopy

 

GRILLI, R., et al. Invited Article: SUBGLACIOR: An optical analyzer embedded in an Antarctic ice probe for exploring the past climate. Review of Scientific Instruments, 2014, 85. Jg., Nr. 11, S. 111301.
spectrometer, past climate research, optical spectroscopy

 

GUO, Fei. Molecular deformation of wood and cellulose studied by near infrared and Raman spectroscopy. 2019.
Raman spectroscopy, forest science

 

GUO, Fei; ALTANER, Clemens M. Effects of mechanical stretching, desorption and isotope exchange on deuterated eucalypt wood studied by near infrared spectroscopy. Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, 2019, 211. Jg., S. 254-259.
biomolecular, Tensile Strain, forestry, biomolecular spectroscopy