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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 4 — Feb. 14, 2011
  • pp: 3742–3757

Fresnel coefficients in materials with magnetic monopoles

J. Costa-Quintana and F. López-Aguilar  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 4, pp. 3742-3757 (2011)

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Recent experiments have found entities in crystals whose behavior is equivalent to magnetic monopoles. In this paper, we explain some optical properties based on the reformulated “Maxwell” equations in material media in which there are equivalent magnetic charges. We calculate the coefficients of reflection and transmission of an electromagnetic wave in a plane interface between the vacuum and a medium with magnetic charges. These results can give a more extended vision of the properties of the materials with magnetic monopoles, since the phase and the amplitudes of the reflected and transmitted waves, differ with and without these magnetic entities.

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OCIS Codes
(160.3820) Materials : Magneto-optical materials
(260.2110) Physical optics : Electromagnetic optics

ToC Category:
Physical Optics

Original Manuscript: November 29, 2010
Revised Manuscript: February 3, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: February 6, 2011
Published: February 11, 2011

J. Costa-Quintana and F. López-Aguilar, "Fresnel coefficients in materials with magnetic monopoles," Opt. Express 19, 3742-3757 (2011)

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