Control light with magnets and olive oil?! (Faraday effect)

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by Super User, 4 years ago
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See how olive oil and magnets can control the brightness of light via the Faraday effect.
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Measure Verdet constant of olive oil: http://www.sestindia.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/Volume-2Number-3PP-362-368.pdf

Plastic film polarizers: http://www.apioptics.com/linear-polarizers-spec.html

Faraday effect: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Faraday_effect