Frequency-Concentration Dependence of Optical Activity of a Non-Ideal 1D-Superlattice
Vladimir V. Rumyantsev, Stanislav A Fedorov
DOI: 10.4236/jmp.2011.212192   PDF   HTML   XML   3,655 Downloads   6,000 Views  


In the present work the widths of layers constituting the non-ideal superlattice are much bigger then the characteristic scales of space dispersion. In such a case the contribution of individual layers to gyrotropy can be regarded as independed. Thus the corresponding optical quantities can be expressed through the layers’ gyrotropic characteristics. This approach is applied to calculate the specific rotation angle of plane of polarization of light propagating through a nonideal 1D-superlattice, which varies in composition as well as in layers’ width. We carry out numerical calculation of the frequency dispersion of optical activity of a non-ideal superlattice, which includes impurity layers with point defects.

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V. Rumyantsev and S. Fedorov, "Frequency-Concentration Dependence of Optical Activity of a Non-Ideal 1D-Superlattice," Journal of Modern Physics, Vol. 2 No. 12, 2011, pp. 1574-1578. doi: 10.4236/jmp.2011.212192.

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