Relations for the Fresnel reflection coefficients of a bimaterial interface independent of the angle of planewave incidence

A. Lakhtakia, V. V. Varadan, V. K. Varadan

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A relation between the Fresnel reflection coefficients, for parallel and perpendicular planewave incidence, applicable to a dielectric-dielectric interface has been given by Azzam, the relationship being independent of the angle of incidence. Here, that relationship is generalized to include magnetic properties as well. Connection is also made with the Brewster angles relevant to the two polarizations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)631-634
Number of pages4
JournalInternational Journal of Infrared and Millimeter Waves
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jul 1 1988


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Radiation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Instrumentation
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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