German: Polarisation
Japanese: 偏波、分極

The production or condition of polarity

Physics. 1. A condition in which transverse waves vibrate consistently in a single plane. Electromagnetic waves including light is composed of transverse waves and can be polarized. There are different senses of polarization: linear, elliptical and circular polarization.
2. The polar separation of positive and negative electric charge in a nuclear, atomic, molecular, or chemical system.

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