Faraday rotation


Definition of Faraday rotation

1 : optical rotation of a beam of polarized light due to the Faraday effect
2 : rotation of a beam of polarized microwaves traversing an isotropic medium along the lines of force of a magnetic field

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“Faraday rotation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Faraday%20rotation. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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