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Journal of the Optical Society of America A


  • Editor: Franco Gori
  • Vol. 29, Iss. 5 — May. 1, 2012
  • pp: 790–796

Faraday-active Fabry–Perot resonator: transmission, reflection, and emissivity

Anatoliy Liptuga, Vasyl Morozhenko, Viktor Pipa, Evgen Venger, and Theodor Kostiuk  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 29, Issue 5, pp. 790-796 (2012)

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The propagation of light within a semiconductor Faraday-active Fabry–Perot resonator is investigated theoretically and experimentally. It is shown that an external magnetic field radically changes the angular and spectral characteristics of transmission, reflection, and emissivity of the resonator not only for polarized, but also for unpolarized, light. Suppression of interference patterns and phase inversion of the interference extrema were observed in both monochromatic and polychromatic light. The investigations were carried out for the plane-parallel plates of n-InAs in the spectral range of free charge carrier absorption. The results can be used to create new controllable optical and spectroscopic devices for investigation of Faraday-active material properties and for control of parameters of plane-parallel layers and structures.

OCIS Codes
(120.2230) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Fabry-Perot
(120.5700) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Reflection
(120.7000) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Transmission
(230.3810) Optical devices : Magneto-optic systems
(300.6340) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, infrared
(290.6815) Scattering : Thermal emission

ToC Category:
Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Original Manuscript: September 22, 2011
Revised Manuscript: December 21, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: January 13, 2012
Published: April 24, 2012

Anatoliy Liptuga, Vasyl Morozhenko, Viktor Pipa, Evgen Venger, and Theodor Kostiuk, "Faraday-active Fabry–Perot resonator: transmission, reflection, and emissivity," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 29, 790-796 (2012)

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