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  • Vol. 55, Iss. 5 — May. 1, 1965
  • pp: 577–578

Polarization State of Thin-Film Reflection

D. A. HOLMES and D. L. FEUCHT  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA, Vol. 55, Issue 5, pp. 577-578 (1965)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSA.55.000577


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D. A. HOLMES and D. L. FEUCHT, "Polarization State of Thin-Film Reflection," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 55, 577-578 (1965)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josa/abstract.cfm?URI=josa-55-5-577


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References

  1. M. Hacskaylo, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 54, 198 (1964).
  2. A. Vašiček, Optics of Thin Films (North Holland Publishing Co., Amsterdam, 1960), p. 86.
  3. Except when specified otherwise, our geometry and notation are the same as those of Hacskaylo.
  4. M. Born and E. Wolf, Principles of Optics (Pergamon Press, London, 1959), pp. 26–27. The x and y axes defined in this reference coincide, respectively, with the s and p axes for the reflected wave. In (1), the argument of the tangent function must be chosen between -45° and +45° in order that -1 ≦e≦ +1.
  5. A more detailed developlment of equations similar to (2a) and (2b) is contained in D. A. Holmes, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 54, 1340 (1964). Equations (2a) and (2b) relate the polarization state of the reflected wave to the polarization state of the incident wave and, through the quantities Δ and γ, show how the polarization state of the reflected wave is influenced by the thin-film reflection. Note that Δ and γ are independent of δi and γi.
  6. We have used the sign convention for the Fresnel formulas used in Ref. 4, p. 39.

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