Chiral media are necessarily dissipative. An approximate optical theorem is derived for extinction in a homogeneous chiral medium. This approximate optical theorem becomes exact when dissipation is ignored.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||5|
|State||Published - Mar 1 1995|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
- Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
- Electrical and Electronic Engineering