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  • Vol. 67, Iss. 4 — Apr. 1, 1977
  • pp: 438–447

Electromagnetic propagation in periodic stratified media. II. Birefringence, phase matching, and x-ray lasers

Amnon Yariv and Pochi Yeh  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA, Vol. 67, Issue 4, pp. 438-447 (1977)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSA.67.000438


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Abstract

The theory of electromagnetic Bloch waves in periodic stratified media is applied to the problems of birefringence and group velocity in these media. The relevance of periodic media to phase matching in nonlinear mixing experiments and to laser action in the x-ray region is discussed.

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Amnon Yariv and Pochi Yeh, "Electromagnetic propagation in periodic stratified media. II. Birefringence, phase matching, and x-ray lasers," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 67, 438-447 (1977)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josa/abstract.cfm?URI=josa-67-4-438


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References

  1. P. Yeh, A. Yariv, and C. S. Hong, "Electromagnetic propagation in periodic stratified media. I. General theory," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 67, 423–438 (1977) (preceding paper).
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