plane of polarization


plane of polarization

Definition of PLANE OF POLARIZATION

:  the plane in which the magnetic-vibration component of plane-polarized electromagnetic radiation lies

First Known Use of PLANE OF POLARIZATION

1831

plane of polarization

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PLANE OF POLARIZATION

: a plane in which electromagnetic radiation vibrates when it is polarized so as to vibrate in a single plane

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