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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.
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Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) LCDs are thin, light, flat displays that consist of liquid crystal molecules sandwiched between two transparent electrodes and two polarizing filters.
net/linked/2013/04/02/apple-scuttlebutt) polarizing filters ," which decreases the chance that onlookers can see what you're doing on your phone.
Crossed polarizing filters create the rainbow colors seen in these crystals from Beaujolais wine.
The (mandatory) Malaysian MediTag system uses polarizing filters in pharmacies to allow the public to check the multi-featured holographic label on their medication.
Manmade quarter-wave plates perform this essential function in CD and DVD players and in circular polarizing filters for cameras.
The instrument will view aerosols through polarizing filters that screen out certain orientations of light waves.
Polarizing filters using gaseous nuclear spin-polarized [.
said Monday it will invest 30 billion yen to add production facilities for polarizing filters to improve the image quality of liquid crystal display (LCD) panels at its plant in Yoshida, Shizuoka Prefecture.
Among notable gainers, Fuji Photo Film jumped 150 yen to 3,010 yen on a news report Tuesday that the company plans to boost output of triacetate cellulose film, a material for making polarizing filters used in liquid crystal displays.
The crystals were blue when their long axes were parallel to the slow ray axis and yellow when their long axes were perpendicular to the slow ray axis, using analyzer and polarizing filters (Figure 2, D and H).
The optical system for the measurement of retardation, which is similar to the one reported in a patent [10], is composed of a He-Ne laser light source, polarizing filters, quarter-wave plates, a rotating polarizing filter, a beam splitter, a beam expander, and photo detectors.
It is the way physics students see when they pass light through corn syrup and look at the light with polarizing filters.