In the reflection of light, the plane containing the incident and reflected rays and the normal to the reflecting surface. The magnetic vector of plane-polarized light lies in this plane. The electric vector lies in the plane of vibration which is that containing the plane-polarized reflected ray and the normal to the plane of polarization. The description of plane-polarized light in terms of the plane of vibration is to be preferred as this specifies the plane of the electric vector. plane of polarization At a mirror.
What is PLANE OF POLARIZATION?
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