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Edgardo
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May10-07, 04:14 AM
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Here is a paper that mentions the pi/2 phase difference between reflected and transmitted beam:
1) C.H. Holbrow, E.J. Galvez and M.E. Parks, "Photon Quantum Mechanics and beam splitters," Am. J. Phys. 70, 260-265 (2002)
http://departments.colgate.edu/physi..._mechanics.htm

Other papers about beam splitters:
2) A. Zeilinger, “General Properties of Lossless Beam Splitters in Interferometry,” Am. J. Phys. 49, 882-883 (1981)

3) "A quantum description of the beam splitter"
A Luis et al 1995 Quantum Semiclass. Opt. 7 153-160
http://www.iop.org/EJ/abstract/1355-5111/7/2/005