# Lecture7 - Lecture 7 7 Propagation of light and interaction...

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Unformatted text preview: Lecture 7 7. Propagation of light and interaction with matter 7.1.Interaction of light with matter 7.2.Scattering 7.3.Huygens principle 7.4.ReFection and Refraction 7.5.Illustration using Huygens principle 7.6.¡ermat Principle 7.7. Electromagnetic Approach (¡resnel equation) Part 1 Complex refractive index • we can write n 2 = 1 + N " o e 2 m # o 2 \$ # 2 + i 2 %# # o 2 \$ # 2 ( ) 2 + 4 % 2 # 2 & ’ ( ) * + & ’ ( ) * + n 2 = n r # ( )+ in i # ( ) ( ) 2 for n ! 1 n " 1 + N 2 # o e 2 m \$ o 2 % \$ 2 \$ o 2 % \$ 2 ( ) 2 + 4 & 2 \$ 2 + i N # o e 2 m &\$ \$ o 2 % \$ 2 ( ) 2 + 4 & 2 \$ 2 n r n i In the medium this yields the following form for the electric ¢eld r E r R , t ( ) = r " E o e # i ( \$ t # kz ) = r " E o e # i ( \$ t # n \$ ( ) \$ z / c ) = r " E o e # i ( \$ t # n r \$ z / c ) e # n i \$ z / c propagating wave decay phase velocity c med = c vac n r Absorption of light: I " z ( ) = I " e # \$ " ( ) z watch out: absorption coef¢cient and polarizability are labeled both as ! . To avoid confusion we will use here a for the absorption coef¢cient I " z ( ) = I " e # a " ( ) z I " z ( ) = I " ( ) # e \$ n i " ( ) " z c % & ’ ( ) * 2 a " ( )= 2 " c n i " ( ) with k = " n c = " n r + in i ( ) c n " 1 + N 2 # o e 2 m \$ o 2 % \$ 2...
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## This note was uploaded on 08/06/2008 for the course PHYS 352 taught by Professor Dierolf during the Fall '04 term at Lehigh University .

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Lecture7 - Lecture 7 7 Propagation of light and interaction...

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