# linear polarization

linear polarization

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• Linear polarization — In electrodynamics, linear polarization or plane polarization of electromagnetic radiation is a confinement of the electric field vector or magnetic field vector to a given plane along the direction of propagation. See polarization for more… …   Wikipedia

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• linear polarization — noun see polarization * * * Optics. See plane polarization …   Useful english dictionary

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• Circular polarization of starlight — The circular polarization of starlight has been observed to be a function of the linear polarization of starlight.Starlight becomes partially linearly polarized by scattering from elongated interstellar dust grains whose long axes tend to be… …   Wikipedia