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Photonics Buyers' Guide / Birefringent and Polarizing Crystals

There are 29 companies listed in

Birefringent and Polarizing Crystals

Market Data for Companies in This Category
Countries
14
United States:
10
China:
1
Wales:
1
Ukraine:
1
England:
OTHER: 2
US States
5
California:
2
New York:
2
Ohio:
2
New Jersey:
1
Virginia:
OTHER: 17
Capabilities
20
Custom Manufacturers:
7
Stock Manufacturers:
5
Suppliers/Distributors:
Average Number of Employees: 145

Additional Companies

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Glossary
  • crystal A solid with a structure that exhibits a basically symmetrical and geometrical arrangement. A crystal may already possess this structure, or it may acquire it through mechanical means. More than 50 chemical substances are important to the optical...
  • birefringent crystal
  • polarizing prism A device that is used to produce or analyze plane-polarized light. It may be a Nicol prism or some other form of calcite prism or a polarizing filter.
  • crystal quartz The naturally occurring crystalline form of silicon dioxide. It is slightly birefringent and exhibits rotary dispersion of light rays transmitted along the crystal axis, both right-hand and left-hand forms being known. Quartz transmits light from...
  • Wollaston prism A polarizing prism consisting of two calcite prisms cemented such that they deviate the two emerging beams (which are mutually perpendicularly polarized) by nearly equal amounts in opposite directions.  
  • Rochon prism A polarizing prism assembly made up of two cemented calcite halves. The prism transmits the ordinary ray without deviation, while the extraordinary ray is deviated to accomplish the polarization.
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