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Birefringence

Introduction: Birefringence

Description of Birefringence

Birefringence: transmission of light unequally in different directions, such as by prisms and other crystals and ordered materials.
Source: CRISP

Birefringence: The property of nonisotropic media, such as crystals, whereby a single incident beam of light traverses the medium as two beams, each plane-polarized, the planes being at right angles to each other. (Cline et al., Dictionary of Visual Science, 4th ed).
Source: MeSH 2007

Birefringence: Related Topics

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Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Birefringence

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Birefringence

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