Dear friends i know that a wave is linearly polarized if its components have a phase difference of n*∏ and is circularly polarized if phase difference is n*∏/2. But what if phase difference is neither ∏ nor ∏/2? like for E= a_{x} exp(j(βy∏/4)) + a_{z}exp(j(βy∏/2))... thanx in advance....
