(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

A Mooney rhomb is a quadrilateral prism that converts linear light to circular polarized light. The question is here:

http://books.google.ca/books?id=SL1...hl=en&sa=X&oi=book_result&resnum=1&ct=result"

2. Relevant equations

Trigonometry. Snell's law.

3. The attempt at a solution

Total internal reflection must occur at the edge of the rhomb. The total phase change due to TIR must be pi/4. But there are too many equations, and too few constraints!

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# Homework Help: Geometric Optics: Mooney Rhomb

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