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Birefringence

"Birefringence" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The property of nonisotropic media, such as crystals, whereby a single incident beam of light traverses the medium as two beams, each plane-polarized, the planes being at right angles to each other. (Cline et al., Dictionary of Visual Science, 4th ed)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Birefringence" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Birefringence" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 27 publications over 13 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2004 and 2016
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