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Polarized light and 3D movies - FPTV Owners Take Note

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POLARIZED LIGHT AND 3-D MOVIES, PART 1

http://lennylipton.wordpress.com/201...movies-part-1/

This is a 3 part article all about polarized light done by projection. Very interesting and informative reading. Part 2 access is at top of article - also a companion article (bottom) about Silver Screens - 2 Parts
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REPOST:

This is something very important in 3D screens when using polarized light.

"In order to produce a high ratio of extinction"


IMAX mentioned it in their Email to me:

"Thank you for your email to info@imax.com. IMAX uses linear polarization, as it presently offers better extinction than circular"
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The author is confused about the distinction between longitudinal and transverse waves (he thinks they're the same). I took a quick look around and found a couple of nice diagrams.
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Interesting FAQ's concerning polarized light:

Inition Polarising Filters

http://www.inition.co.uk/inition/pro...rs&SubCatID_=2
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