Polarization ray tracing in anisotropic optically active media. II. Theory and physics

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Abstract

Refraction, reflection, and amplitude relations are derived for polarization ray tracing in quartz. Maxwell's equations are discussed together with an eigenvalue equation, and Fresnel equations for transmission and reflection.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2383-2393
Number of pages11
JournalJournal of the Optical Society of America A: Optics and Image Science, and Vision
Volume10
Issue number11
StatePublished - Nov 1993
Externally publishedYes

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Quartz
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