plane polarization

plane polarization

noun Optics.
polarization of light in which the vibrations are confined to a single plane, that of the wave front.
Also called linear polarization.

plane-polarized [pleyn-poh-luh-rahyzd] , adjective
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plane polarization
 
n
a type of polarization in which the electric vector of waves of light or other electromagnetic radiation is restricted to vibration in a single plane

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