isochromatic fringe pattern

isochromatic fringe pattern

[¦ī·sō·krə′mad·ik ′frinj ‚pad·ərn]
(optics)
A pattern of bands, each of uniform color, observed when a plate is placed in a polariscope and subjected to stress, making it birefringent.
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(11) In this study, the isochromatic fringe pattern was the result of traction forces that the composite induced on the photoelastic resin, suggesting that the resulting contraction occurred towards the material center, as previously suggested.