polarimetry

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po·lar·im·e·ter

 (pō′lə-rĭm′ĭ-tər)
n.
An instrument used to measure the rotation of the plane of polarization of polarized light passing through an optical structure or sample.

po′lar·i·met′ric (-lər-ə-mĕt′rĭk) adj.
po′lar·im′e·try n.

polarimetry

the measurement of the polarization of light, as with a polarimeter.
See also: Light
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