OSA's Digital Library

Optics Letters

Optics Letters

| RAPID, SHORT PUBLICATIONS ON THE LATEST IN OPTICAL DISCOVERIES

  • Vol. 27, Iss. 12 — Jun. 15, 2002
  • pp: 992–994

Optical characteristics of silver-doped polarizing glass

Dawei Wang, Shiju Guo, Haixia Ren, and Sheng Yin  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 27, Issue 12, pp. 992-994 (2002)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.27.000992


View Full Text Article

Acrobat PDF (80 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

According to the theory of scattering and absorption of light, an anisotropic Ag colloid particle, which is small compared with the wavelength of the incident light, absorbs light differently in different directions. The underlying mechanism is regarded as electron plasma resonance. The optical anisotropy of a single Ag particle or of a group of the same particles has been analyzed. An equation for estimating the distribution of the particle shapes in space is proposed. Based on this equation and the work of other researchers, a program was designed to calculate the major principal transmittance and the minor principal transmittance of Ag-doped polarizing glass. The results show that the polarizing property of glass with particles with different aspect ratios is better than that of glass with identical particles. Also, the effective wavelength range is different if the particles' aspect ratios change, and this range tends to narrow as the parameter R (the rate of change of the aspect ratio) is increased.

© 2002 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(160.2750) Materials : Glass and other amorphous materials
(290.5890) Scattering : Scattering, stimulated

Citation
Dawei Wang, Shiju Guo, Haixia Ren, and Sheng Yin, "Optical characteristics of silver-doped polarizing glass," Opt. Lett. 27, 992-994 (2002)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-27-12-992


Sort:  Author  |  Year  |  Journal  |  Reset

References

  1. S. D. Stookey and R. J. Araujo, Appl. Opt. 7, 777 (1968).
  2. D. C. Skillman and C. R. Berry, J. Chem. Phys. 48, 3297 (1968).
  3. Y. Kimura, R. Kikuchi, and T. Kawamoto, Phys. Chem. Glasses 18, 96 (1977).
  4. N. F. Borrelli, J. B. Chodak, and G. B. Hares, J. Appl. Phys. 50, 5978 (1979).
  5. T. P. Seward, J. Non-Cryst. Solids 40, 499 (1980).
  6. D. N. Gritz, Proc. SPIE 750, 18 (1987).
  7. M. Taylor, Proc. SPIE 1128, 186 (1989).
  8. M. Taylor and G. Bucher, Proc. SPIE 1166, 446 (1989).
  9. M. P. Taylor, New Glass 7, 108 (1992).
  10. A. Okada, New Glass 12, 42 (1997).
  11. S. Polizzi, P. Riello, G. Fagherazzi, and N. F. Borrelli, J. Non-Cryst. Solids 232–234, 147 (1998).
  12. C. F. Bohren and D. R. Huffman, Absorption and Scattering of Light by Small Particles (Wiley, New York, 1998).
  13. E. A. Taft and H. R. Philipp, Phys. Rev. 121, 1100 (1961).
  14. R. H. Morriss and L. F. Collins, J. Chem. Phys. 41, 3357 (1964).

Cited By

Alert me when this paper is cited

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.


« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited