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  • n. Plural form of polarimeter.

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  • This approach to monitoring the continuously changing scene offers greater accuracy compared to previous polarimeters, which used a rotating filter wheel to measure wavelengths and polarizations sequentially.

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  • These prisms are employed to produce polarized light for optical instruments such as microscopes and polarimeters.

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  • Roger and Ellinor spent six years in Manhattan, at Columbia University, where he was hired for his spectroscopy skills but ended up building polarimeters strapped onto rockets fired by NASA.

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  • All three polarimeters will be in operation by 2011.

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  • The polarimeters will analyze radiation that is a relic of the primeval fireball that filled the early universe.

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  • -- The W.M. Keck Foundation has awarded $2.3 million to the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) to fund the Keck Array -- a suite of three microwave polarimeters at the South Pole -- and the corresponding research initiative, "Imaging the Beginning of Time: A Search for the Signature of Inflation in the Cosmic Microwave Background."

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  • The W.M. Keck Foundation has awarded $2.3 million to the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) to fund the Keck Array -- a suite of three microwave polarimeters at the South Pole -- and the corresponding research initiative, "Imaging the Beginning of Time: A Search for the Signature of Inflation in the Cosmic Microwave Background."

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