depolarize

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v depolarize eliminate the polarization of
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Depolarize (Opt) To deprive of polarity; to reduce to an unpolarized condition.
    • Depolarize (Elec) To free from polarization, as the negative plate of the voltaic battery.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • depolarize To deprive of polarity; remove the effects of polarity from. In optics, to cause to reappear, as a polarized ray before arrested by the analyzer.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Pref. de-, + polarize,: cf. F. dépolarizer,

Usage

In literature:

The second thing would be to depolarize every fixed religious idea in the mind by changing the word which stands for it.
"The Professor at the Breakfast Table" by Oliver Wendell Holmes (Sr.)
Depolarizing electrodes are easily formed of oxide of copper.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 421, January 26, 1884" by Various
The battery of her vital forces was depleted and depolarized.
"Phantom Wires" by Arthur Stringer
Copper oxide, maybe, as a depolarizer?
"With No Strings Attached" by Gordon Randall Garrett (AKA David Gordon)
Mrs. Frobisher touched the control button that depolarized the window in the breakfast room, letting the morning sun stream in.
"Anything You Can Do" by Gordon Randall Garrett
Its polarization and depolarization soon followed.
"History of the Intellectual Development of Europe, Volume II (of 2)" by John William Draper
Black oxide of copper is another solid depolarizer, employed in the Lalande cell.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 4" by Various
The current produced is a function of the depolarizing action, i.e.
"Chlorination of Water" by Joseph Race
The depolarizer is a bichromate solution which surrounds the perforated carbon plate located in the bottom of the jar.
"Hawkins Electrical Guide, Number One" by Nehemiah Hawkins
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In science:

Thus, depolarization can be associated with an increasing informational entropy.
Higher Order Statistsics of Stokes Parameters in a Random Birefringent Medium
In subsection 6.2, the L´evy process model was used to study the depolarization of a lightwave by propagation in a random birefringent medium.
Higher Order Statistsics of Stokes Parameters in a Random Birefringent Medium
It was shown that depolarization takes place independently of initial conditions.
Higher Order Statistsics of Stokes Parameters in a Random Birefringent Medium
Under the assumption that the noise model can be represented by a quantum operation acting independently between the implementations of U and U −1 , the effect of the randomization is to depolarize the noise.
Randomized Benchmarking of Quantum Gates
Note that the results of hold if the unitaries are restricted to the Clifford group, because the Clifford group already has the property that noise is depolarized.
Randomized Benchmarking of Quantum Gates
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