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Half wave plate thickness calculator | Quarter Wave plate Thickness Calculator

This page covers half wave plate thickness calculator and quarter Wave plate Thickness Calculator. It also mentions half wave plate thickness formula and quarter Wave plate Thickness formula or equation.

Half wave plate thickness calculator #1

Following calculator-1 calculates thickness of the half wave plate.

Operating wavelength, nm (Input-1) :


n0 (Input-2) :


ne (Input-3) :




Half wave plate thickness, nm (Output):

Example Half wave plate thickness calculator #1:
INPUTS : Wavelength = 590 nm, n0 = 1.66, ne = 1.49
OUTPUTS: Thickness = 867.65

Half wave plate thickness formula or equation

Following half wave plate thickness formula is used for this calculator#1.

half wave plate thickness formula

Quarter wave plate thickness calculator #2

Following calculator-2 calculates thickness of the quarter wave plate.

Operating wavelength, nm (Input-1) :


n0 (Input-2) :


ne (Input-3) :




Quarter wave plate thickness, nm (Output):

Example Quarter wave plate thickness calculator #2:
INPUTS : Wavelength = 590 nm, n0 = 1.66, ne = 1.49
OUTPUTS: Thickness = 867.65

Quarter wave plate thickness formula or equation

Following quarter wave plate thickness formula is used for this calculator#2.

quarter wave plate thickness formula

Refer difference between half wave plate vs quarter wave plate >>.


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