Why reflection causes polarisation of light

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Hello all

I know that polarisation of light can occur from reflection, and when the reflected ray is 90degrees from the refracted ray the relfected light is 100% plane polarised.
So, my question is why is it that reflection causes polarisation of light?

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because the light on the vertical plane were anihilated through phase differential.
 
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Ok, and what is phase differential?
 

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