Faraday effect

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Far·a·day ef·fect

(far'ă-dā e-fekt')
Result of planar rotation of polarized light seen when solutions are placed in a magnetic field.
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Gravitational Faraday rotation should leave its fingerprints on such compact regions close to a black hole.
Therefore, because Earth's magnetic field is known, researchers can use measurements of Faraday rotation to reconstruct electron density in the magnetosphere.
It provides a survey of vector field theory and covers everything from retarded fields to antenna theory and Faraday rotation, pairing discussions and science with plenty of examples and calculations suitable for college-level students.