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Forms of polarized light
Linearly polarized light and circularly polarized light
Partially polarized light and degree of polarization
why does it occur so often?
Observing polarized light
Observing with filters
Minimum observable degree of polarization
puddles lakes the sea and the ocean
The deep blue sea
The underwater world
Nocturnal sources of light and artificial light
Stars planets and other celestial bodies
Zodiacal light gegenschein and airglow
The phosphorescent sea wood fireflies etc
a test with three polarizing filters
Polarized light phenomena in Nature
The blue sky and the clouds
colour effects with a polarizing filter
Twilight and negative polarization
Observation without filters of the polarization of light from the sky
Visibility of stars and planets by day
Total solar eclipse
Polarization contrasts between iceclouds and waterclouds Dustclouds sandclouds and smoke
Polarization and negative polarization of clouds at twilight
Noctilucent clouds and nacreous clouds
Rainbows haloes glories and related phenomena
The sky near rainbows
Reflectionbows and abnormal rainbows
Fogbows and cloudbows
A thirteenth rainbow?
how they come about
a general view
Polarization of parhelia circles and arcs at 22 from the sun
Haloes at 46 from the sun
Circles and tangent arcs at unusual distances from the sun
Haloes on blurred panes
The diffraction corona the heiligenschein and iridescent clouds
Natural scenery and objects around us
Roads and mirages
Paper frosted glass houses stones mountains and metals
Plants animals and men
The circularly polarized gloss of certain beetles
Glass objects panes diamond quartz and other transparent materials
Car windscreens and other doublyrefracting kinds of glass
colour phenomena in polarized light Demonstrations of slides with cellophane
Incandescent objects fire sparks and lightning
Sources of light in a town
Artificial sources of light such as lamps dialplates of watches fluorescent lighttubes and TVtubes
Colour phenomena of minerals in polarized light
How to make observations
Uniaxial crystals e g calcite
Biaxial crystals e g aragonite
Optical activity in sugar solutions and in minerals e g quartz
Pleochroic minerals e g glaucophane tourmaline and epidote Brewsters brush and idiophanic rings
The formation of polarized light in Nature
The formation of polarized light from unpolarized light
Scattering by small or large particles
External reflection by nonmetals
Internal reflection by nonmetals and total reflection
Reflection by rough surfaces
Polarization by double refraction
Polarization by selective absorption dichroism and trichroism
The alteration of the state of polarization by reflection and other mechanisms
Reflection of linearly polarized light by smooth nonmetals
Reflection of circularly polarized light by smooth nonmetals
Reflection of linearly polarized light by rough surfaces
Total reflection of polarized light
Reflection of polarized light by metallic surfaces
Crystallooptics optical mineralogy
Sources of polarized light
Conclusion and overview
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Polarization - Sajun.org
... Institute of Physics Publishing, 2001, ISBN 0750306734 * Polarized Light in Nature , gp Können, Translated by ga Beerling, Cambridge University Press, ...
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