Many transparent objects, especially those made of plastic, although other materials behave similarly, change the character of an incident beam of light in a manner that is hardly visible to the naked eye. However, this property of can be used to produce some truly spectacular visual results.
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Davidhazy, Andrew, "Stressed plastics by polarization" (2005). Accessed from
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