what is polarisation?

Asked by khem singh | 2nd May, 2011, 12:00: AM

Expert Answer:

Polarization (also polarisation) is a property of certain types of waves that describes the orientation of their oscillations in the plane perpendicular to a transverse wave's direction of travel which may include:
Polarization (antenna), the orientation of electromagnetic waves from e.g. a radio antenna
Dielectric polarization, charge separation in insulating materials:
Polarization density, volume dielectric polarization
Dipolar polarization, orientation of permanent dipoles

Answered by  | 2nd May, 2011, 10:49: AM

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