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  • Vol. 64, Iss. 11 — Nov. 1, 1974
  • pp: 1551–1562

Calculation of attenuated-total-reflection spectra of surface magnetoplasmons on semiconductors

H. Kaplan, E. D. Palik, R. Kaplan, and R. W. Gammont  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA, Vol. 64, Issue 11, pp. 1551-1562 (1974)

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The three-layer system consisting of coupling prism, gap, and sample has been studied in an external magnetic field to calculate the attenuated-total-reflection spectrum due to surface plasmons. The sample is taken to be a nonpolar or polar semiconductor with free carriers, which becomes an anisotropic dielectric medium when the magnetic field is applied. Dispersion curves for the surface-polariton modes are discussed. Computed reflection spectra are shown for two of the three magnetic-field geometries considered. Computed results are compared with experimental results.

H. Kaplan, E. D. Palik, R. Kaplan, and R. W. Gammont, "Calculation of attenuated-total-reflection spectra of surface magnetoplasmons on semiconductors," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 64, 1551-1562 (1974)

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