The Chemical Polarimeter is a device used for measuring the rotation of plane-polarized light caused by optically active substances such as organic, inorganic, or biological compounds.
Specifications (Source: Vernier.com)
- Encoder Resolution: 0.25°
- Accuracy (optical rotation measurements): ±1°
- Sensitivity: typically up to OD 2
- Optical Encoder: Bidirectional, quadrature encoder, 360 cycle per revolution
- Light Source: LED
- Wavelength (nominal): 589 nm