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  • Vol. 50, Iss. 2 — Feb. 1, 1960
  • pp: 170–170

Helical Kerr Cell

E. F. DAWSON and N. O. YOUNG  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA, Vol. 50, Issue 2, pp. 170-170 (1960)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSA.50.000170


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Abstract

A cell having a pair of helical electrodes and containing material exhibiting the Kerr electrostatic effect is shown to give a pure optical rotation proportional to the fourth power of the electrostatic field. Experiments in support of the theory are described.

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E. F. DAWSON and N. O. YOUNG, "Helical Kerr Cell," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 50, 170-170 (1960)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josa/abstract.cfm?URI=josa-50-2-170


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