Polarization and Optical Mineralogy


A webpage created by Rachel Ingersoll

for Physics 213-Modern Physics

at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (http://www.uaf.edu)

Instructor: Dr. David Newman


Page 1: Electromagnetic Radiation

Page 2: Polarization

Page 3: Isotropic vs. Anisotropic Minerals

Page 4: Selective Absorption

Page 5: Double Refraction

Page 6: The Polarizing Microscope

Page 7: Bibliography



Rachel Ingersoll