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An Achromatic Three-quarter Wave Plate for the Ultra-violet

Naturevolume 212pages6566 (1966) | Download Citation

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IN order to extend the range of my apparatus for measuring circular dichroism1, I have designed an achromatic retardation plate which will produce circular polarization in the ultra-violet.

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    • STOTHERD MITCHELL

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