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This Physics 2000 article, from the University of Colorado, offers an introductory explanation of polarization and the nature of polarized light. The website also provides a description of real world applications such as filters and sunglasess. The site also includes a number of interactive simulations and graphics. Links are provided for additional information.
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- Polarization
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Access Rights: Free access
Restriction: © 2008 University of Colorado
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Keywords: Polarized light, brewster's angle, camera, filter, malus, polaroids, sunglasses
Record Creator: Metadata instance created October 9, 2008 by Logan Hancock
Record Updated: Aug 04, 2016 by Lyle Barbato
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AIP Format
(Physics 2000, Boulder, 2008), WWW Document, (
Physics 2000: Polarization, (Physics 2000, Boulder, 2008), <>.
APA Format
Physics 2000: Polarization. (2008, February 1). Retrieved November 20, 2019, from Physics 2000:
Chicago Format
Physics 2000. Physics 2000: Polarization. Boulder: Physics 2000, February 1, 2008. (accessed 20 November 2019).
MLA Format
Physics 2000: Polarization. Boulder: Physics 2000, 2008. 1 Feb. 2008. 20 Nov. 2019 <>.
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