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- adj. Of or pertaining to birefringence.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Doubly refractive; possessing the property of separating a ray of light into two rays by double refraction. See refraction.
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- adj. relating to or characterized by double refraction
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The stone would like have been made of a so-called birefringent material, like calcite or certain plastics, that can split light into separate rays.
Suppose now that photons 1 and 2 impinge respectively on the faces of birefringent crystal polarization analyzers I and II, with the entrance face of each analyzer perpendicular to z.
"White" carbon is transparent birefringent material.
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In fact, they did find some birefringent material in there, and that ` s why she may have been penetrated by some object.
In this July 8, 2010 photo, University of California at Berkeley Professor Marty Banks gestures beside the birefringent lens display in Berkeley, Calif.
In this July 8, 2010 photo, University of California at Berkeley Professor Marty Banks looks through a birefringent lens display Thursday, July 8, 2010, in Berkeley, Calif.
BSP has been extended to model extraordinary ray propagation through uniaxial, birefringent crystals.
In contrast, polarizing prisms are birefringent crystals that divide incident non-polarized light into separate components polarized orthogonally to each other.
The result is a transparent birefringent crystal, known as a