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Polarization of Light

Overview:

Polarization of light is the phenomenon in which the vibrations of light are restricted in a direction perpendicular to the direction of the propagation of light. This phenomenon is used in polarizers, to control the intensity of light. A polarizer is generally used in sunglasses, window panes, photographic cameras, etc.

Learning Objectives:

After completing this module, you will be able to:
- Explain the phenomenon of the polarization of light.
- Define polarizers.
- Determine the behavior of two polarizers kept at different angles.

Keywords Transmission Of Wave , Polarization , Transverse Waves , Light Source , Vibrations , Electric Field , Unpolarised Light , Polarizing Filter , Polarized Light , Intensity Of Light
Controller Required Yes
Languages English - US , 中文 , عربي , Español , Tiếng Việt
Domain Higher Education
Topic Code SS400019
Devices Google Cardboard with controller , Google Daydream , Samsung Gear VR , Oculus Go , Pico Goblin , EduPro , WebXR