Faraday effect

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Faraday effect

n.
The rotation of the plane of polarization of either a plane-polarized light beam passed through a transparent isotropic medium or a plane-polarized microwave passing through a magnetic field along the lines of that field. Also called Faraday rotation.

[After Michael Faraday.]
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These isolators are constructed with a longitudinal magnetized ferrite rod to provide Faraday rotation when the RF signal is presented.
The lengthy chapter on depolarizing media addresses ground plane effects, Faraday rotation, and the problem of rain-induced depolarization waves along an earth-space communication link.
This sort of enormous Faraday rotation is extremely rare.
"Terahertz Faraday rotation in a magnetic liquid: High magneto-optical figure of merit and broadband operation in a ferrofluid." Applied Physics Letters 100.24, 241107.
Bin Chen, who works at the university's Research Computing Center, describes the yet-to-be-observed effect in the paper "Probing the Gravitational Faraday Rotation Using Quasar X-ray Microlensing," published today in the journal Scientific Reports.
Enblin.: A Bayesian view on Faraday rotation maps - Seeing the magnetic power spectra in galaxy clusters, A and A434, 67 (2005).
According to the coupled-mode model [12] in such section the gyromagnetic coupling occurs resulting in Faraday rotation effect.
His major contributions were in soft x-ray measurements of million-degree electron temperatures (he made the first "two-foil" soft x-ray electron temperature measurements), including Bragg-crystal spectroscopy; optical and laser holographic interferometry for plasma densities and shapes; Riser scattering (for plasma electron temperature); Faraday rotation measurements of plasma magnetic fields, as well as external magnetic fields and currents using phase conjugation in single-mode optical fibers.
The Tandem-rotator Reciprocal ferrite switch uses 0[degrees] and 90[degrees] total Faraday rotation states to achieve reciprocal connections to the desired ports.
Through Faraday rotation of the polarized stare, developers measured the strength of the magnetic field, extracting the temperature from fluctuations in the rotation angle.