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Homework Help: Re: Polarization with three 45 degree polarizers

  1. Dec 1, 2005 #1
    Can someone explain to me what occurs in the Polarization with three 45 degree polarizers?
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  3. Dec 1, 2005 #2

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    Analyze the problem a piece at a time. Imagine you have vertically polarized light incident on a single 45 degree polarizer, what happens? In particular, how much intensity is transmitted and what is the polarization of the outgoing light?
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