circular polarization


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circular polarization

n
(General Physics) electromagnetic radiation (esp light) in which the electric field vector describes a circle about the direction of propagation at any point in the path of the radiation
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Keywords: Slotted Array, Circular Polarization, Omnidirectional Antenna, Satellite Communication
Here the circular polarization is obtained by embedding cross slot in the radiating patch.
If the received light is linearly polarized or unpolarized, it has no propensity to enter one circular polarization channel rather than the other; half of it will pass into the LHC detector, and the remaining half will pass into the RHC detector.
This circular polarization has been measured for the first time for a GRB and is 6 to 7 times weaker than the linear polarization, but much stronger than predicted.
While port 1 exciting Left Hand Circular Polarization (LHCP) radiation at the positive Z-axis, port 2 generates LHCP at the negative Z-axis.
However, most of the proposed dual-band dual-sense circularly polarized slot antennas in present literatures have relatively complex structures with several optimized parameters in order to achieve orthogonally circular polarization at two different working frequencies.
Figure 21 shows the simulated and measure axial ratios for the circular polarization operations.
When looking at printed antennas, circular polarization can be obtained in several ways.
Thus, the following relation is derived: 2 tan [alpha] = cos [alpha], which yields the pith angle of circular polarization [[alpha].
The computer employs circular polarization technology for 3D video display, enabling a flicker-free, easy-to-see 3D viewing environment.
A1 now features all relevant contrasting techniques including differential interference contrast (C-DIC) and circular polarization.
The separation of the two polarization planes is about 30dB, because the antenna is sensitive to circular polarization.