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  • noun Plural form of polarizer.


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  • For this reason, polarizing filters are commonly called polarizers: light passing through a vertically oriented polarizing filter will emerge as vertically polarized light, whether it started with vertical polarization or at some other angle.

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  • The polarizers are a small percentage, but they yell the loudest.

    The Odd Couple

  • The rim of the F707's lens, like most lenses, is threaded so that you can screw on standard filters, such as polarizers for outdoor shooting.

    MAKE Magazine

  • A constant lens length improves balance and overall handling, while doing away with front element rotation makes the use of front-mounted accessories such as polarizers or the Nikon Wireless Close-up Speedlight System much more convenient. Digital Photography News

  • The fly in the passive-TV ointment is that due to the way that the polarizers work, the vertical resolution of passive 3Ds is cut in half when viewing 3D content.

    CES 2011: Will passive 3D TVs solve the 3D glasses problem?

  • With both Imax Digital and Imax film, the glasses are polarized, although the tech specs on the polarizers for each system may be somewhat different.

    The Real 3D Battle Will Be Fought On Your Face | /Film

  • And so the concept of the GMR is to put on the way of the electrons a thin layer of magnetic materials, and this thin layer will be the polarizer, the two polarizers, or the mutli-polarizers.

    Albert Fert - Interview

  • So it was possible with this system to get a system in which it was possible to change from parallel to anti-parallel polarizers.

    Albert Fert - Interview

  • All we heard were the predictable reactions from our cultural polarizers -- people who see the world through the prism of victim and victimizer, who make their living and draw attention by inflaming racial hostility, and who rather than try to bring understanding always seem to offer the most extreme and nasty interpretations of events.

    Rabbi Irwin Kula: Holder, the New York Post and Us

  • Handled this way -- without the toxicity of our polarizers -- the fears unleashed by the reality that the lines of our tribes are indeed dissolving each day would be lessened and the hopes evoked by the lines of tribes indeed dissolving each day would be nurtured.

    Rabbi Irwin Kula: Holder, the New York Post and Us


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