polarizing filter


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polarizing filter

[′pō·lə‚rīz·iŋ ‚fil·tər]
(optics)
A device which selectively absorbs components of electromagnetic radiation passing through it, so that light emerging from it is plane-polarized.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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After several attempts and sleepless nights, Edwin's dream finally comes true: he fine tunes his invention, the polarizing filter. Thanks to its unique property of eliminating glare, it allows a bowl of water to appear transparent when the sunlight hits it, making a goldfish miraculously reappear.
Many reports suggest that these features are best seen using a green (Wratten 56 or 58) filter combined with a neutral-density or variable polarizing filter. Seen in blue and violet light, the caps tend to be lost in the general brilliance of the planet's limb.
Here two-step optimization procedures using hybrid optimization techniques, the hybrid Taguchi-GA (HTGA), were used to solve multiobjective global numerical optimization problems with continuous variables through a smaller population of individual results in a solution, and this approach was applied to design of the grating-based metal-free polarizing filter applications.
It also simulates a polarizing filter through color-subtraction.
Kindle Fire HD, the latest generation of a 7-inch tablet, features HD display with in-plane switching; advanced True Wide polarizing filter and customised laminated touch sensor for 25% less glare with rich colour and deep contrast from any viewing angle; fast Wi-Fi; high-performance processor and graphics engine; battery life of over 11 hours; front-facing HD camera with customised Skype application for video calling; dual stereo speakers with Dolby Digital Plus audio; 16 GB or 32 GB of local storage and access to Amazon's vast content ecosystem of over 22 million books, manga, apps, games and songs.
With extras such as a polarizing filter, protective lens covers and an extended sunshade, the Trophy is a good buy.
In addition, the CLC also carries a covert feature that can be authenticated with a simple polarizing filter.
To avoid false triggers caused by reflections, the retro-reflective models contain a polarizing filter.
A polarizing filter turned at right angles to the reflected light will block it, significantly reducing glare.
tint of passage #3 1700 3.00 (3rd order fringe) Green 1750 3.03 (a) Colors are affected by the type of light source, characteristics of the polarizing filter, and color of the sample.
He uses a variety of cameras and a polarizing filter with standard color transparency film.
In fact, results on the 4th pattern were unexpected, so 5 animals were later examined on a 5th background, a single sheet of continuous linear polarizing filter (Fig.