OSA's Digital Library

Optics Letters

Optics Letters

| RAPID, SHORT PUBLICATIONS ON THE LATEST IN OPTICAL DISCOVERIES

  • Vol. 27, Iss. 16 — Aug. 15, 2002
  • pp: 1421–1423

Simple technique for measuring the Goos-Hänchen effect with polarization modulation and a position-sensitive detector

Hervé Gilles, Sylvain Girard, and Joseph Hamel  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 27, Issue 16, pp. 1421-1423 (2002)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.27.001421


View Full Text Article

Acrobat PDF (84 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

An original approach to directly measuring the Goos–Hänchen longitudinal shift between TE and TM polarization states during a total internal reflection is introduced. The technique is based on the modulation of the polarization state of a laser by an electro-optic modulator combined with a precise measurement of the resulting spatial displacement with a position-sensitive detector. This method presents many advantages over other techniques and allows measurements at different wavelengths over a broad range for the incident angle.

© 2002 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.5060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Phase modulation
(240.6690) Optics at surfaces : Surface waves
(260.6970) Physical optics : Total internal reflection

Citation
Hervé Gilles, Sylvain Girard, and Joseph Hamel, "Simple technique for measuring the Goos-Hänchen effect with polarization modulation and a position-sensitive detector," Opt. Lett. 27, 1421-1423 (2002)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-27-16-1421


Sort:  Author  |  Year  |  Journal  |  Reset

References

  1. F. Goos and H. Hänchen, Ann. Phys. (Leipzig) 1, 333 (1947).
  2. F. Goos and H. Hänchen, Ann. Phys. (Leipzig) 2, 87 (1949).
  3. K. Artmann, Ann. Phys. (Leipzig) 2, 87 (1948).
  4. R. H. Renard, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 54, 1190 (1964).
  5. Y. Levy and C. Imbert, Opt. Commun. 13, 43 (1975).
  6. J. P. Hugonin and R. Petit, J. Opt. 8, 73 (1977).
  7. F. Bretenaker, A. Le Floch, and L. Dutriaux, Phys. Rev. Lett. 68, 931 (1992).
  8. B. Chéron, J. Hamel, and H. Gilles, Bull. Union Physiciens 93, 37 (1999).
  9. H. Gilles, B. Chéron, and J. Hamel, Opt. Commun. 190, 179 (2001).
  10. Optical Components Guide (Melles-Griot, Irvine, Calif., 1999).
  11. F. I. Fedorov, Dokl. Akad. Nauk SSR 105, 465 (1955).
  12. C. Imbert, Phys. Rev. D 5, 787 (1972).

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