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published by the Olympus America, Inc.
This site from Olympus Microscopy Resource Center presents drawings and also a Java tutorial on polarization and in addition provides explanations of polarized sunglass lenses and liquid crystal display (LCD) devices.  The site includes equations that characterize Brewster's angle--where polarization is maximized.  Images and links to interactive applets are also included for additional information.
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- Polarization
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Keywords: LCD, birefringence, polaroid, sunglasses
Record Creator: Metadata instance created October 9, 2008 by Logan Hancock
Record Updated: Aug 17, 2020 by Lyle Barbato
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