Polarization of light waves

  1. Is light wave always linearly polarized?????
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  3. PhysicoRaj

    PhysicoRaj 430
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    No. It depends on the source, and if it passes through a polariser, or if it is reflected off some medium that causes polarisation.
  4. You can also have un-polarized, circularly polarized light, elliptically polarized light, partially linearly polarized light, partially ... You get the gist.
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