Carbon Fiber Composite Cross-Section
This section was cut at about 45 degrees to the plane of the layup. "0" plys
become N-S ellipses, +45's become NW-SE and -45's become NE-SW ellipses. The range of aspect ratios in any given ply is a measure
of true alignment within the ply.
Reflected Crossed Linear Polarized Light
Significance in the Environment: