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This webpage from Davidson provides a description of experiments in birefringence using calcite. Photos show the double images produced by calcite crystals, with explanation provided in text and a diagram of sodium nitrate and calcite crystals. A link provides images of a polarization experiment.
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Keywords: Polarize, crystals, extraordinary, fast ray, ordinary, ray, slow ray
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AIP Format
(Davidson College Dept of Physics, Davidson, 1998), WWW Document, (http://webphysics.davidson.edu/alumni/milee/jlab/crystallography_www/birefringence.htm).
AJP/PRST-PER
Birefringence, (Davidson College Dept of Physics, Davidson, 1998), <http://webphysics.davidson.edu/alumni/milee/jlab/crystallography_www/birefringence.htm>.
APA Format
Birefringence. (2008, January 2). Retrieved November 24, 2014, from Davidson College Dept of Physics: http://webphysics.davidson.edu/alumni/milee/jlab/crystallography_www/birefringence.htm
Chicago Format
Davidson College Dept of Physics. Birefringence. Davidson: Davidson College Dept of Physics, January 2, 2008. http://webphysics.davidson.edu/alumni/milee/jlab/crystallography_www/birefringence.htm (accessed 24 November 2014).
MLA Format
Birefringence. Davidson: Davidson College Dept of Physics, 1998. 2 Jan. 2008. 24 Nov. 2014 <http://webphysics.davidson.edu/alumni/milee/jlab/crystallography_www/birefringence.htm>.
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