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Other

Description:

This item is an introductory tutorial for students of physics or optics on the topic of light polarization. It explores basic concepts, techniques in modern polarized light microscopy, historical perspectives, and applications for industrial use. Included are cross-sectional drawings of reflective and circular polarization and polarization of scattered sunlight. This item is part of a larger collection of materials for students of introductory optics and microscopy.

Subjects:

  • Education > General
  • Mathematics > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9

Keywords:

NSDL,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Polarization,Mathematics,Physics,optical instruments,polarization,polarized light microscope,Life Science,crossed polarization,Informal Education,Higher Education,Geometrical Optics,birefringence,tutorials,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20080905115807535T,Optics,microscopy,Brewster's Angle,Engineering,High School,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Simulations,light polarization,Education,optics

Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

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