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Goos-Hanchen effect and polarization

  1. May 3, 2005 #1
    How polarization influence Goos-Hanchen effect? I googled it but I didn't find it.
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  3. May 3, 2005 #2

    Claude Bile

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    The Goos-Hanchen shift is different for P and S polarised waves because the shift is derived from the Fresnel equations for the reflection coefficient.

    For a full treatment, I suggest looking up a textbook, any book on optics 2nd year level and above should suffice.

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