Causality and natural optical activity (chirality)

Werner S. Weiglhofer, Akhlesh Lakhtakia

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Abstract

Even if linear media with instantaneous response are entertained, it is shown that a chiral medium cannot have purely instantaneous response.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)385-386
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Optical Society of America A: Optics and Image Science, and Vision
Volume13
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1996

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition

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