Linear v Circular Polarizers

Started Feb 8, 2013 | Discussions thread
Ray UK Regular Member • Posts: 215
Re: Linear v Circular Polarizers

My opinion, but I'm no expert ...........

As a circular polariser is made from a linear polariser sandwiched together with a quarter wave filter then there shouldn't be any differences in performance as regards to their polarising properties.

Obviously the added quater wave filter will block a certain amount of light but this light loss will act evenly on the polarised and non-polarised light so should only affect the light transmission and not the polarisation.

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