Wave Plates

  • WM11.1 Quarter Wave Plate

    This is a model of EM waves. The model has waves of two colors each drawn on a piece of plexiglass, and then the two pieces are perpendicular to each other. The two waves are 90 degrees out of phase with each other.

  • WM11.2 Half Wave Plate

    The same as above, but the waves are 180 ° out of phase.