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  1. C. L. Riddiford, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 63, 1434 (1973).
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  2. R. Balhorn, H. Kunzmann, F. Lebowsky, Appl. Opt. 11, 742 (1972).
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Schematic diagram of setup for measuring modulation amplitude: SL, stabilized 2 mW laser (λ = 633 nm); P1,P2, polarizing prisms (extinction ratio 107); M, Faraday modulator (SF57 glass, 150-mm length); D1, photodetector BPW34; A, operational amplifier LF356; R, feedback resistor; O, power oscillator; LIA, lock-in amplifier; DVM, digital voltmeter.

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Table I Ratio of Amplitude of Rotation of Polarization to Amplitude of Coil Current θm/I as Measured at a Number of Modulation Frequencies and Coil Currents

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i = k I 0 sin 2 θ k I 0 θ 2 ,
θ = θ s + θ m cos ω t ,
i = k I 0 ( θ s 2 + θ m 2 cos 2 ω t + 2 θ s θ m cos ω t ) = k I 0 ( θ s 2 + θ m 2 / 2 + 2 θ s θ m cos ω t + ( θ m 2 / 2 ) cos 2 ω t ) ,
i 1 = 2 k I 0 θ s θ m ,
i 2 = k I 0 θ m 2 / 2 .
θ m = 4 ( i 2 / i 1 ) | θ s | .

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