Law of Malus formulated

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Historical Context Note

  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume 12: Global Voices, Global Histories: World Literatures and Cultures.

Etienne Malus (1755-1812) publishes the law of Malus which predicts the light intensity transmitted by two polarizing sheets.

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Editors. "Law of Malus formulated". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 May 2009
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