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Optics of anisotropic media

 a,  b
a Lumetrics Inc., Rochester, New York, USA
b Frank Neutron Physics Laboratory, Joint Institute of Nuclear Research, Dubna, Moscow Region, Russian Federation

A new effective analytical approach to describing electromagnetic waves in nonmagnetic anisotropic media is proposed. An analytical description of the refraction and reflection at an interface between isotropic and anisotropic media is demonstrated. Beam splitting upon reflection and refraction is reviewed, and surface wave generation is examined. D’yakonov surface waves and methods of their observation are discussed. Analytical and numerical calculations of the reflection and transmission of plane-parallel uniaxial plates are outlined.

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PACS: 41.20.Jb, 42.25.−p, 78.20.Fm (all)
DOI: 10.3367/UFNe.0182.201207f.0759
URL: https://ufn.ru/en/articles/2012/7/e/
Citation: Ignaovich F V, Ignatovich V K "Optics of anisotropic media" Phys. Usp. 55 709–720 (2012)
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TY JOUR
TI Optics of anisotropic media
AU Ignaovich, F. V.
AU Ignatovich, V. K.
PB Physics-Uspekhi
PY 2012
JO Physics-Uspekhi
JF Physics-Uspekhi
JA Phys. Usp.
VL 55
IS 7
SP 709-720
UR https://ufn.ru/en/articles/2012/7/e/
ER https://doi.org/10.3367/UFNe.0182.201207f.0759

Received: 17th, October 2010, revised: 9th, July 2011, 18th, May 2012

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