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  • Vol. 65, Iss. 11 — Nov. 1, 1975
  • pp: 1319–1320

Air-flow-birefringence measurement

G. R. Boyer, B. F. Lamouroux, and B. S. Prade  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA, Vol. 65, Issue 11, pp. 1319-1320 (1975)

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Air-flow birefringence in normal conditions of pressure and temperature is experimentally proved. Measurements of the change of the polarization of a plane wave propagating through a boundary layer are displayed for both laminar and turbulent flow.

G. R. Boyer, B. F. Lamouroux, and B. S. Prade, "Air-flow-birefringence measurement," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 65, 1319-1320 (1975)

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