1. Limited time only! Sign up for a free 30min personal tutor trial with Chegg Tutors
    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Polarization on an interface at Brewster's angle

  1. Sep 30, 2009 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    Characterize the polarization (i.e., linear, circular, or elliptical) of the transmitted and reflected waves for the case in which a circularly-polarized field is incident on an interface at Brewster's angle

    2. Relevant equations


    3. The attempt at a solution

    I thought that since he transmitted and reflected waves would be going in the perpendicular direction of each other, and as taken frame by frame, in a circularly-polarized field, the waves reflecting and transmitting through them would make a linear shape.

    thanks for all your help
    Last edited: Sep 30, 2009
  2. jcsd
Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook

Can you offer guidance or do you also need help?
Draft saved Draft deleted

Similar Discussions: Polarization on an interface at Brewster's angle
  1. Brewster's angle (Replies: 5)

  2. Brewsters angle (Replies: 2)