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Specular optical-activity in GaAs

Specular optical-activity in GaAs
Specular optical-activity in GaAs
We report the first experimental observation of light polarization plane rotation, of approximately 10-3 rad, on normal reflection from a [001] GaAs surface. The rotation is attributed to both surface anisotropy and bulk crystal nonlocality due to violation of time-reversibility, appearing from the importance of the electron spin-orbit interaction
0375-9601
335-338
Bungay, A.R.
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Kugler, N.
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Zheludev, N.I.
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Bungay, A.R.
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Kugler, N.
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Zheludev, N.I.
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Bungay, A.R., Kugler, N. and Zheludev, N.I. (1993) Specular optical-activity in GaAs. Physics Letters A, 174 (4), 335-338. (doi:10.1016/0375-9601(93)90150-X).

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We report the first experimental observation of light polarization plane rotation, of approximately 10-3 rad, on normal reflection from a [001] GaAs surface. The rotation is attributed to both surface anisotropy and bulk crystal nonlocality due to violation of time-reversibility, appearing from the importance of the electron spin-orbit interaction

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Published date: March 1993

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Local EPrints ID: 78229
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/78229
ISSN: 0375-9601
PURE UUID: 90390a36-1f3a-42ce-84a8-0b7321111eab
ORCID for N.I. Zheludev: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-1013-6636

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Date deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last modified: 06 Jun 2018 13:09

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