Influence of damping on the vanishing of the linear electro-optic effect in chiral isotropic media Academic Article uri icon

abstract

  • Influence of damping on the vanishing of the linear electro-optic effect (EOE) in chiral isotropic medium was investigated. It was shown that it is not adequate to use a frequency-independent damping parameter in treating relaxation processes within the context of density-matrix calculations. The results suggested that relaxation effects can lead to an EOE in chiral isotropic medium.

published proceedings

  • Physical Review A - Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics

complete list of authors

  • Agarwal, GS||Boyd, RW

publication date

  • January 2003