Fun with Polarizers

Michael E. Knotts, Jennifer M. Rice

Next time you go on the road to do a community outreach program in optics, don't forget to bring polarizers. Coupled with an overhead projector or a light box, they make terrific tools for demonstrating properties of light from birefringence to Rayleigh scattering.

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Publish Date: 01 May 1999

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