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polarized glass

Glass treated with a medium that permits the exiting light waves to vibrate in only one direction.
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During the test, two horizontal sine-wave gratings (2 degrees x 2 degrees; 1 cycle/deg) with equal and opposite phase-shifts of 22.5[degrees] (relative to the center of the screen) were dichoptically presented to observers through the polarized glasses; the perceived phase of the cyclopean percept was measured as a function of the interocular contrast ratio; the contrast of the grating in the nondominant eye was fixed at 100%, and the following interocular contrast ratios were used: 0, 0.1, 0.2, 0.4, 0.8, and 1.
"All of the polarized glasses featured in our new line offer 100% UV protection and provide maximum glare reduction," Cotton notes.
Passive 3D, on the other hand, uses much lighter polarized glasses. The TV doesn't have a transmitter, but polarizes each line of pixels into even and odd.
Included in the pack is a pair of polarized glasses, plus a novelty clip-on pair for spectacles wearers such as myself.
It's also apparently the first premium laptop to boast of delivering a "cinematic 3D experience." The laptop ships with the polarized glasses, as well as polarized clip-ons that will fit on your prescription glasses.
Nine-foot tall and 12-foot wide movie screens will surround the resulting 1,000-square foot space and will display stereoscopic images that trainees wearing polarized glasses will see.
If a viewer changes the orientation of linearly polarized glasses by tilting his or her head, the resulting polarization orientation of the viewer's glasses will not match that of polarization filters mounted on the projectors, and there will be a loss of stereo information.
To view the two images, the radiologist wears passive polarized glasses with crosspolarized lenses so that the radiologist's left eye sees only the image on the lower monitor and the right eye sees only the image being reflected off the glass.
Use photochromic or polarized glasses if you are a spectacle wearer.
Amber Zluticky and classmates watch salmon in the spawning channel through polarized glasses as part of a Salmon Watch tour.
I go fishing to catch trout, and I take with me to the river everything I need--artificial Mayflies, monofilament, polarized glasses, the knowledge from previous trips to this same water.