Astrophysics (index)

Polarimetry

(measurement of polarization of EMR)

Polarimetry is the measurement and analysis of the Polarization of Electromagnetic Radiation (EMR). Polarization can indicate and quantify Gravitational Lensing and magnetism and other phenomena. It is of particular interest in the study of Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB) and Cosmology.


(science,measurement,astronomy,polarization,EMR)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polarimetry

Referenced by:
Gran Telescopio Canarias (GTC)
Mimir

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