plane polarization

  1. polarization of light in which the vibrations are confined to a single plane, that of the wave front.

  • Also called linear polarization.

Other words from plane polarization

  • plane-po·lar·ized [pleyn-poh-luh-rahyzd], /ˈpleɪnˈpoʊ ləˌraɪzd/, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for plane polarization

plane polarization

  1. a type of polarization in which the electric vector of waves of light or other electromagnetic radiation is restricted to vibration in a single plane

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