Scalar Goos-Hanchen shift for Robin boundary conditions

Mark R. Dennis, Joerg B. Goette

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Abstract

In optics, the Goos-Hanchen shift is a transverse displacement of a reflected light beam along a material interface. It is usually associated with the presence of evanescent waves beyond the interface. We describe an analogous displacement effect for scalar waves at a boundary satisfying Robin, or mixed, boundary conditions, although the wave does not penetrate the boundary. We briefly discuss how the reflection of electromagnetic plane waves differs from reflection due to Robin boundary conditions.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCOMPLEX LIGHT AND OPTICAL FORCES V
EditorsDL Andrews, EJ Galvez, J Gluckstad
Place of PublicationBELLINGHAM
PublisherSociety of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE)
Pages-
Number of pages9
ISBN (Print)978-0-81948-487-1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011
EventConference on Complex Light and Optical Forces V - San Francisco, United States
Duration: 26 Jan 201127 Jan 2011

Conference

ConferenceConference on Complex Light and Optical Forces V
CountryUnited States
CitySan Francisco
Period26/01/1127/01/11

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