Optical activity (1 of 2)

Optical activity (1 of 2)

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Caption: Optical activity. Photo 1 of 2. Optical activity of sugar is demonstrated by placing a beaker with sugar solution between two linear polarizers. Depending on the angle between the polarizers' axes, the solution is seen to have a colour tint. In this series Photo 1 shows a brownish tint and Photo 2 shows a bluish tint. Photo 1 of 2.

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Keywords: activity, beaker, chemistry, chiral, colour, crossed, demonstration, education, educational, effect, light, optical, optics, phenomenon, physics, polarization, polarizer, polarizing, rotation, saccharose, scientific, solution, still life, sucrose, sugar, tint

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