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written by Carl Rod Nave
This Hyperphysics page, from Georgia State University, describes how light behaves when passing through a pair of polarizers oriented perpendicular to each other. The website also gives an explanation of what happens when a third polarizer is added at a particular orientation between the two. Several photographs and drawings are included as well as links to related subjects for additional information.
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Light
- Polarization
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Restriction: © 2006 Carl Rod Nave
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Keywords: e ray, filters, malus, o ray, optics, polaroid
Record Creator: Metadata instance created October 9, 2008 by Logan Hancock
Record Updated: Oct 10, 2008 by Ed Lee
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C. Nave, (2006), WWW Document, (http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/Hbase/phyopt/polcross.html#c1).
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C. Nave, Crossed Polarizers, (2006), <http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/Hbase/phyopt/polcross.html#c1>.
APA Format
Nave, C. (2006, May 5). Crossed Polarizers. Retrieved November 23, 2014, from http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/Hbase/phyopt/polcross.html#c1
Chicago Format
Nave, Carl Rod. Crossed Polarizers. May 5, 2006. http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/Hbase/phyopt/polcross.html#c1 (accessed 23 November 2014).
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Nave, Carl Rod. Crossed Polarizers. 2006. 5 May 2006. 23 Nov. 2014 <http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/Hbase/phyopt/polcross.html#c1>.
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