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polarimetry

 [po″lah-rim´ĕ-tre]
measurement of the rotation of plane polarized light.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

po·lar·im·e·try

(pō'lăr-im'ĕ-trē),
Measurement by polarimeter.
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Chang et al., "Spectro-imaging polarimetry of the local corona during solar eclipse," Solar Physics, vol.
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Optical coherence tomography and scanning laser polarimetry in normal, ocular hypertensive and glaucomatous eyes.
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Objectives: The presence of retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) split bundles was recently described in normal eyes scanned using scanning laser polarimetry and by histologic studies.
Typical compendial tests include polarimetry to demonstrate a negative bend of the polarized light although the way it is written, there could be errors, a sieve analysis to show that"less than 1% is retained on a 100 mesh screen," heating with a copper salt--a red color means the material is a "reducing sugar"--and a quick mid-range infrared spectrum.
Note that single beam polarimetry with CIAO was limited to a typical inner working angle of ~0.5".
Polarimetry measurements were performed utilizing a PI000 from A.
The third section comprises more than half the book and discusses a variety of practical applications including measurement of length, size, displacement, alignment, and flatness, profilometry, polarimetry, refringence measurement, ellipsometry, machine measurements, and other topics including the new topics mentioned previously.
The study of solar and stellar polarimetry is one of the most fascinating aspects of astronomy, as the associated observations hold a treasure of clues, relative to the structure and functioning of the Sun, the stars, and the galaxies [76,77].