Term - Farraday shutter
|Farraday shutter||SWPP and BPPA Photographic Glossary|
Thursday 18th September 2014
A high speed shutter using a pair of crossed polarizers, between which is a glass block within a coil. When a voltage passes through the coil, the plane of polarization changes, allowing light to pass through the second polarizer.
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