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written by Carl Rod Nave
This Hyperphysics site from Georgia State University shows what happens when birefringent materials are viewed through crossed polarizers. The production of the colors is explained and is illustrated in a photograph. Links provide information on related polarization concepts.
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Optics
- Interference
= Interference of Polarized Light
- Polarization
= Birefringence
- Lower Undergraduate
- High School
- Informal Education
- Reference Material
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- Learners
- General Publics
- image/jpeg
- text/html
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Keywords:
birefringent, polarizer, polaroid
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C. Nave, (2006), WWW Document, (http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/HBASE/PHYOPT/polint.html#c1).
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C. Nave, Hyperphysics: Polarization and Interference Colors, (2006), <http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/HBASE/PHYOPT/polint.html#c1>.
APA Format
Nave, C. (2007, December 10). Hyperphysics: Polarization and Interference Colors. Retrieved December 14, 2017, from http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/HBASE/PHYOPT/polint.html#c1
Chicago Format
Nave, Carl Rod. Hyperphysics: Polarization and Interference Colors. December 10, 2007. http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/HBASE/PHYOPT/polint.html#c1 (accessed 14 December 2017).
MLA Format
Nave, Carl Rod. Hyperphysics: Polarization and Interference Colors. 2006. 10 Dec. 2007. 14 Dec. 2017 <http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/HBASE/PHYOPT/polint.html#c1>.
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