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Reversality of optical interactions in noncentrosymmetric media

By Y.P. Svirko and N.I. Zheludev


The interaction of an electromagnetic wave with a noncentrosymmetric crystal is not necessarily time reversible, and the departure from reversality may be seen in nonlocal (wave-vector linear) phenomena. However, relativistic symmetry with respect to simultaneous time and space inversion is always preserved in optics

Topics: QC, TK
Year: 1995
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