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Faraday rotation

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  • n. An interaction between a polarized electromagnetic pulse, such as a beam of light, and a magnetic field, in which the plane of polarization is rotated in proportion to the intensity of the component of the magnetic field in the direction of travel of the pulse.

Etymologies

From Michael Faraday, who first described the effect. (Wiktionary)

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