Circular Polarization

Description: Polarization state in which, at each point, the electromagnetic field of the wave has a constant magnitude but its direction rotates at a constant rate in a plane perpendicular to the direction of the wave (source)

Example: Left

Synonym(s): None

Element Segments: Space Segment, Ground Segment

Element Families: Communications, Signal Processing

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