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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.

polarimeter

(ˌpəʊləˈrɪmɪtə)
n
1. (General Physics) an instrument for measuring the amount of polarization of light
2. (General Physics) an instrument for measuring the rotation of the plane of polarization of light as a result of its passage through a liquid or solution. See optical activity
polarimetric adj
ˌpolarˈimetry n

po•lar•im•e•ter

(ˌpoʊ ləˈrɪm ɪ tər)

n.
1. an instrument for measuring the amount of light received from a given source as a function of its state of polarization.
2. a form of polariscope for measuring the angular rotation of the plane of polarization.
[1860–65; polari (zation) + -meter]
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Noun1.polarimeter - an optical device used to measure the rotation of the plane of vibration of polarized lightpolarimeter - an optical device used to measure the rotation of the plane of vibration of polarized light
optical device - a device for producing or controlling light
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Using a device called a polarimeter - which measures the alignment of incoming light waves - HAWC+ will collect data on "how magnetic fields affect the rate at which interstellar clouds condense to form new stars," NASA said in its statement.
Optical rotations were taken on a JASCO DIP 360 polarimeter.
Bellingham + Stanley's ADP450 Polarimeter with XPC technology features Xylem's patented on-board Peltier temperature control system for measuring optically active samples at stable temperatures.
DDS-307 conductivity meter (Shanghai Leid Instrument Factory) was used to evaluate the conductivity of solution; Spectrum One infrared spectrometer (PerkinElmer) was used to test the chemical composition of monomers and polymers; differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) analytical meter (NETZSCH DSC-204) was used for the measurement of thermal transition properties of monomers; Polarized Optical Microscopy (POM; Leica) was used for the observation of the texture of monomers; the Perkin Elmer 341 polarimeter was used to performed the optical rotation of monomers and SSX-550 type scanning electron microscope (SEM, Shimadzu) was used for the observation of the morphology of NF membrane.
The Anton Paar stand, will feature its compact MCP 100 benchtop polarimeter, offering convenience, safety and traceability as well as complying with all of the national and international pharmacopoeias.
1-hydroxy-1-phenyl-2-propanone was estimated with the help of polarimeter (Netraval and Vojtisek, 1982; Becvarova et al.
Specific rotations were measured on DigiPol 781 Automatic Polarimeter (Rudolph Instruments, Fairfield, NJ, USA) and an average of five measurements per compound is reported.
is a high-speed polarimeter utilizing four photoelastic modulators (PEMs) to completely measure the polarization optical properties of a sample to parts per ten thousand.
It's a dual-beam imaging polarimeter, which is a standard professional design with a calcite analyzer prism and a rotatable wave plate.
To Determine pol percent of sugar, a digital polarimeter [Bellingham+Stanley AP-220] was used.
Viscometer, polarimeter, refractometer, osmometer, fluorometer