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French translation: cristal biréfringent

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English term or phrase:split crystal
French translation:cristal biréfringent
Entered by: colette siorat
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10:45 Jan 18, 2008
English to French translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical: Health Care / scanners
English term or phrase: split crystal
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Emilie Pestiaux
France
Local time: 15:58
cristal biréfringent
Explanation:
C'est une piste...puisqu'un cristal sert à diviser la lumière.

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Note added at 1 hr (2008-01-18 11:58:27 GMT)
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Il en manquait un bout : "Le rayon lumineux traverse ici un cristal biréfringent. Lorsqu’on regarde à travers un tel cristal, l’image apparaît en double. Ce type de cristal divise en effet la lumière en deux rayons présentant des polarisations différentes..."
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cristal biréfringent


Explanation:
C'est une piste...puisqu'un cristal sert à diviser la lumière.

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Note added at 1 hr (2008-01-18 11:58:27 GMT)
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Il en manquait un bout : "Le rayon lumineux traverse ici un cristal biréfringent. Lorsqu’on regarde à travers un tel cristal, l’image apparaît en double. Ce type de cristal divise en effet la lumière en deux rayons présentant des polarisations différentes..."


Example sentence(s):
  • "Le rayon lumineux traverse le cristal, l’image apparaît en double. Ce type de cristal divise en effet la lumière en deux rayons présentant des polarisations différentes..."

    Reference: http://www.edpsciences.org/articles/analusis/pdf/1998/04/m08...
colette siorat
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