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  • Vol. 15, Iss. 9 — Sep. 1, 1998
  • pp: 2391–2403

Forerunners in bigyrotropic materials

Igor Egorov and Sten Rikte  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA A, Vol. 15, Issue 9, pp. 2391-2403 (1998)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAA.15.002391


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Abstract

Forerunners (precursors) in linear, temporally dispersive, bigyrotropic materials are investigated with time-domain techniques. Bigyrotropic materials are characterized by 12 constitutive parameters (integral kernels). Specifically, the four susceptibility dyadics are all gyrotropic with a common gyrotropic axis. Pulse propagation along this axis is analyzed with dispersive (noncoupling) wave splitting and complex, time-dependent field vectors. Two numerical examples illustrating the method are presented.

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OCIS Codes
(260.1180) Physical optics : Crystal optics
(260.2030) Physical optics : Dispersion
(320.5550) Ultrafast optics : Pulses

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Igor Egorov and Sten Rikte, "Forerunners in bigyrotropic materials," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 15, 2391-2403 (1998)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josaa/abstract.cfm?URI=josaa-15-9-2391


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