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.
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An indispensable tool for observing Venus (or the Moon), this device consists of a pair of identical polarizing filters in a rotating ring mount.
Microscopic examination revealed two types of solid inclusions (Figure 2) and a distinct tabby extinction between crossed polarizing filters (Figure 3).
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The display features polarizing filters and anti-glare surface for better readability, even under direct sunlight.
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.
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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.