birefringent


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birefringent

An optical property of a material that causes the polarizations of light to travel at different speeds. See dispersion.
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Birefringent crystals consistent with talc were present in the lungs of 2 subjects suspected of intravenous drug use (subjects 5 and 6) and in the pleura of 1 patient following talc pleurodesis for recurrent pneumothorax (subject 4).
The nature and the occurrence of birefringent material in different organs in fatal drug addiction.
PLM observations enlightened the appearance of tine grainy textures (nematic) upon heating and birefringent droplets growing from isotropic state upon cooling.
Compensation for flow-induced birefringence by doping the polymer matrix with birefringent crystals with opposite sign birefringence is an accepted method to produce zero-birefringent polymeric optical products (41).
Received prototype orders to process other birefringent materials;
For Ca-P/PHBV nanocomposites, the spherulite size was significantly smaller than that observed in the pure polymer and no Maltese cross birefringent pattern could be found.
The crystals are rounded, often have a radial lamellar orientation, and are brightly birefringent when viewed under polarized light.
His thesis was entitled "Effect of Polyimide Pretilt Angles on the Chromaticity of Electrically Controlled Birefringent STN LCDs".
The glass transition, melting and crystallization temperatures of the plastics can be determined with DSC, and POM can reveal changes in the morphological structure of plastics with birefringent properties [14, 15].
5,20) In a small subset of these patients the casts stain with Congo red, are apple green birefringent, and contain fibrillary material with characteristics most consistent with amyloid fibrils.
DynaDelay uses multiple birefringent crystal segments and 90(degree) rotators sandwiched between the crystal segments to achieve fast differential delay variations.
Under mechanical drawing, the fibers become thinner, stronger, and consequently more birefringent.