"Birefringence" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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The property of nonisotropic media, such as crystals, whereby a single incident beam of light traverses the medium as two beams, each plane-polarized, the planes being at right angles to each other. (Cline et al., Dictionary of Visual Science, 4th ed)
- Double Refraction
- Double Refractions
- Refraction, Double
- Refractions, Double
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Birefringence" by people in Profiles.
Frisk S, Ikeda RM, Chase DB, Rabolt JF. Determination of the molecular orientation of poly(propylene terephthalate) fibers using polarized Raman spectroscopy: a comparison of methods. Appl Spectrosc. 2004 Mar; 58(3):279-86.