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Faraday effect
A magneto-optic effect in which the polarization plane of an electromagnetic wave is rotated under the influence of a magnetic field parallel to the direction of propagation. Note: The Faraday effect may be used to modulate a lightwave.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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