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Homework Help: 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
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