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  • Vol. 37, Iss. 19 — Jul. 1, 1998
  • pp: 4268–4269

Generalized Abelès Relations for an Anisotropic Thin Film with an Arbitrary Dielectric Tensor: Comments

Flavio Horowitz  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 37, Issue 19, pp. 4268-4269 (1998)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.37.004268


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Abstract

The Cojocaru generalization of the 2 × 2 extended Jones matrix method, placed in a wider context of previous approaches to anisotropic optical thin films, is analyzed from a complementary perspective. This, contrary to initial belief, allows for a simple proof that one may include multiple reflections by taking into account total fields into the anisotropic film, and this therefore provides support for a more widespread use of the method.

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Flavio Horowitz, "Generalized Abelès Relations for an Anisotropic Thin Film with an Arbitrary Dielectric Tensor: Comments," Appl. Opt. 37, 4268-4269 (1998)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-37-19-4268


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