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Sturman, B.I.; Webb, David J.; Kowarschik, R.; Shamonina, E.; Ringhofer, K.H. (1994)
Languages: English
Types: Article

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arxiv: Physics::Optics
A method for the exact solution of the Bragg-difrraction problem for a photorefractive grating in sillenite crystals based on Pauli matrices is proposed. For the two main optical configurations explicit analytical expressions are found for the diffraction efficiency and the polarization of the scattered wave. The exact solution is applied to a detailed analysis of a number of particular cases. For the known limiting cases there is agreement with the published results.
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