polarimeter


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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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Specific rotations were measured on DigiPol 781 Automatic Polarimeter (Rudolph Instruments, Fairfield, NJ, USA) and an average of five measurements per compound is reported.
This property can be easily measured using a polarimeter.
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Viscometer, polarimeter, refractometer, osmometer, fluorometer