Haidinger’s brushes are the perception of polarized light with the unaided eye. We experimentally confirmed a computer model of Haidinger’s brushes, extended the empirical findings, and modeled the percept using the Poincare sphere.
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M. D. Rothmayer, W. Dultz, D. A. Tierney, and H. Schmitzer, "A Mathematical and Experimental Simulation of Haidinger's Brushes," in Frontiers in Optics, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper JSuA72.