Law-of-malus



noun, Optics.
1.
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[muh-loos; French ma-lys] /məˈlus; French maˈlüs/
noun, Optics.
1.
the law stating that the intensity of a beam of plane-polarized light after passing through a rotatable polarizer varies as the square of the cosine of the angle through which the polarizer is rotated from the position that gives maximum intensity.

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