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Unpolarized light with intensity I0 is incident on an ideal polarizing filter. The emerging light strikes...

Unpolarized light with intensity I0 is incident on an ideal polarizing filter. The emerging light strikes a second ideal polarizing filter whose axis is at 43.0 ∘ to that of the first.

A) Determine the intensity of the beam after it has passed through the second polarizer.

B) Determine its state of polarization....

a) The light is linearly polarized along the axis of the first filter

b) The light is linearly polarized along the axis of the second filter.

c) The light is linearly polarized perpendicular to the axis of the second filter

d) The light is linearly polarized perpendicular to the axis of the first filter.

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