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      Solar polarimetry; charge shifting; vector magnetic field

    • Abstract


      A Stokes Polarimeter has been developed using a masked CCD arrangement for the measurement of the vector magnetic field of sunspots. Charge shifting within the CCD is used to record near simultaneous orthogonal polarisation. The testing of the Stokes Polarimeter and the behavior of the integrated system combined with the Kodaikanal tower tunnel telescope will be discussed.

    • Author Affiliations


      K. Sankarasubramanian1 G. Srinivasulu1 A. V. Ananth1 P. Venkatakrishnan2

      1. Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore - 560034, India
      2. Udaipur Solar Observatory, Udaipur - 313004, India
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