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written by Kiril Simov and Wolfgang Christian
The Optics Jones program displays a traveling electromagnetic wave.  The default electromagnetic wave is right-circularly polarized but this polarization can be changed by specifying the components of the wave's Jones vector using the input fields.  

Jones is an Open Source Physics program written for the teaching of optics.  It is distributed as a ready-to-run (compiled) Java archive.  Double clicking the optics_jones.jar file will run the program if Java is installed.  Other optics programs are also available.  They can be found by searching ComPADRE for Open Source Physics, OSP, or Optics.

Please note that this resource requires at least version 1.5 of Java.
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Electricity & Magnetism
- General
Optics
- Polarization
= Circular Polarization
- Upper Undergraduate
- Lower Undergraduate
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Keywords:
Jones representation, Jones vector, OSP, Open Source Physics, circularly polarized, electromagnetic wave, light, optics, polarization
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Metadata instance created May 18, 2008 by Mario Belloni
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July 10, 2008 by Taha Mzoughi
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K. Simov and W. Christian, Computer Program JONES PROGRAM, Version 1.0 (2008), WWW Document, (http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=7179&DocID=363).
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K. Simov and W. Christian, Computer Program JONES PROGRAM, Version 1.0 (2008), <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=7179&DocID=363>.
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Simov, K., & Christian, W. (2008). Jones Program (Version 1.0) [Computer software]. Retrieved October 24, 2014, from http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=7179&DocID=363
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Simov, Kiril, and Wolfgang Christian. "Jones Program." Version 1.0. http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=7179&DocID=363 (accessed 24 October 2014).
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Simov, Kiril, and Wolfgang Christian. Jones Program. Vers. 1.0. Computer software. 2008. Java 1.5. 24 Oct. 2014 <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=7179&DocID=363>.
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