# Plane - polarized light is incident on a single polarizing disk, with the direction of E 0 parallel to the direction of the transmission axis. Through what angle should the disk be rotated so that the intensity in the transmitted beam is reduced by a factor of (a) 2.00, (b) 4.00, and (c) 6.00?

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Asked Dec 27, 2019
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Plane - polarized light is incident on a single polarizing disk, with the direction of E 0 parallel to the direction of the transmission axis. Through what angle should the disk be rotated so that the intensity in the transmitted beam is reduced by a factor of (a) 2.00, (b) 4.00, and (c) 6.00?

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## Expert Answer

Step 1

Formula to calculate the intensity of a plane polarized light from Malus’s Law is,

Step 2

Write the expression for the intensity and the maximum intensity for the given condition.

Step 3

b).

Write the expression for the intensity and the m...

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