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Recovery of surface orientation from diffuse polarization (2006)
Journal Article
Hancock, E. R., Atkinson, G. A., & Atkinson, G. (2006). Recovery of surface orientation from diffuse polarization. IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, 15(6), 1653-1664. https://doi.org/10.1109/TIP.2006.871114

When unpolarized light is reflected from a smooth dielectric surface, it becomes partially polarized. This is due to the orientation of dipoles induced in the reflecting medium and applies to both specular and diffuse reflection. This paper is concer... Read More about Recovery of surface orientation from diffuse polarization.