Abstract

Measured temperature dependences of the Verdet constants of SiO2, SF-57, and BK-7 are ~10−4/K within 3–20% of Becquerel formula estimates.

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  1. See, for example, G. W. Day, A. H. Rose. “Faraday Effect Sensors: The State of the Art,” Proc. Soc. Photo-Opt. Instrum. Eng. 985, 138–150 (1988).
  2. H. Piller, “Faraday Rotation,” in Semiconductors and Semimetals, Vol. 8, R. K. Willardson, A. C. Beer, Eds. (Academic, New York, 1972), Chap. 3.
  3. S. Haussuhl, W. Effgen, “Faraday Effect in Cubic Crystals. Additivity Rule and Phase Transitions,” Z. Kristallogr. 183, 153–174 (1988).
  4. M. A. Machado Gama, “Faraday Effect in Optical Glass at Low Temperatures,” Opt. Quantum Electron. 7, 335–336 (1975).
    [CrossRef]
  5. Z. Ren, Y. Wang, P.-A. Robert, “Faraday Rotation and its Temperature Dependence Measurements in Low-Birefringence Fibers,” IEEE/OSA J. Lightwave Technol. LT-7, 1275–1278 (1989).
    [CrossRef]
  6. R. C. Jones, “A New Calculus for the Treatment of Optical Systems,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. 31, 488–493 (1941).
    [CrossRef]
  7. Equation (5) can be derived using Jones calculus and the Jones matrix for a medium having both linear and circular birefringence. The method is illustrated, for example, in A. M. Smith, “Polarization and Magnetooptic Properties of Single-Mode Fiber,” Appl. Opt. 17, 52–56 (1978).
    [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  8. Optical Glass, Schott Optical Glass, Inc., York Ave., Duryea, PA 18642.
  9. D. E. Gray, Ed., American Institute of Physics Handbook (McGraw-Hill, New York, 1972).
  10. W. B. Gam, R. S. Caird, C. M. Fowler, D. B. Thomson, “Measurement of Faraday Rotation in Megagauss Fields over the Continuous Visible Spectrum,” Rev. Sci. Instrum. 39, 1313–1317 (1968).
    [CrossRef]

1989 (1)

Z. Ren, Y. Wang, P.-A. Robert, “Faraday Rotation and its Temperature Dependence Measurements in Low-Birefringence Fibers,” IEEE/OSA J. Lightwave Technol. LT-7, 1275–1278 (1989).
[CrossRef]

1988 (2)

See, for example, G. W. Day, A. H. Rose. “Faraday Effect Sensors: The State of the Art,” Proc. Soc. Photo-Opt. Instrum. Eng. 985, 138–150 (1988).

S. Haussuhl, W. Effgen, “Faraday Effect in Cubic Crystals. Additivity Rule and Phase Transitions,” Z. Kristallogr. 183, 153–174 (1988).

1978 (1)

1975 (1)

M. A. Machado Gama, “Faraday Effect in Optical Glass at Low Temperatures,” Opt. Quantum Electron. 7, 335–336 (1975).
[CrossRef]

1968 (1)

W. B. Gam, R. S. Caird, C. M. Fowler, D. B. Thomson, “Measurement of Faraday Rotation in Megagauss Fields over the Continuous Visible Spectrum,” Rev. Sci. Instrum. 39, 1313–1317 (1968).
[CrossRef]

1941 (1)

Caird, R. S.

W. B. Gam, R. S. Caird, C. M. Fowler, D. B. Thomson, “Measurement of Faraday Rotation in Megagauss Fields over the Continuous Visible Spectrum,” Rev. Sci. Instrum. 39, 1313–1317 (1968).
[CrossRef]

Day, G. W.

See, for example, G. W. Day, A. H. Rose. “Faraday Effect Sensors: The State of the Art,” Proc. Soc. Photo-Opt. Instrum. Eng. 985, 138–150 (1988).

Effgen, W.

S. Haussuhl, W. Effgen, “Faraday Effect in Cubic Crystals. Additivity Rule and Phase Transitions,” Z. Kristallogr. 183, 153–174 (1988).

Fowler, C. M.

W. B. Gam, R. S. Caird, C. M. Fowler, D. B. Thomson, “Measurement of Faraday Rotation in Megagauss Fields over the Continuous Visible Spectrum,” Rev. Sci. Instrum. 39, 1313–1317 (1968).
[CrossRef]

Gam, W. B.

W. B. Gam, R. S. Caird, C. M. Fowler, D. B. Thomson, “Measurement of Faraday Rotation in Megagauss Fields over the Continuous Visible Spectrum,” Rev. Sci. Instrum. 39, 1313–1317 (1968).
[CrossRef]

Haussuhl, S.

S. Haussuhl, W. Effgen, “Faraday Effect in Cubic Crystals. Additivity Rule and Phase Transitions,” Z. Kristallogr. 183, 153–174 (1988).

Jones, R. C.

Machado Gama, M. A.

M. A. Machado Gama, “Faraday Effect in Optical Glass at Low Temperatures,” Opt. Quantum Electron. 7, 335–336 (1975).
[CrossRef]

Piller, H.

H. Piller, “Faraday Rotation,” in Semiconductors and Semimetals, Vol. 8, R. K. Willardson, A. C. Beer, Eds. (Academic, New York, 1972), Chap. 3.

Ren, Z.

Z. Ren, Y. Wang, P.-A. Robert, “Faraday Rotation and its Temperature Dependence Measurements in Low-Birefringence Fibers,” IEEE/OSA J. Lightwave Technol. LT-7, 1275–1278 (1989).
[CrossRef]

Robert, P.-A.

Z. Ren, Y. Wang, P.-A. Robert, “Faraday Rotation and its Temperature Dependence Measurements in Low-Birefringence Fibers,” IEEE/OSA J. Lightwave Technol. LT-7, 1275–1278 (1989).
[CrossRef]

Rose, A. H.

See, for example, G. W. Day, A. H. Rose. “Faraday Effect Sensors: The State of the Art,” Proc. Soc. Photo-Opt. Instrum. Eng. 985, 138–150 (1988).

Smith, A. M.

Thomson, D. B.

W. B. Gam, R. S. Caird, C. M. Fowler, D. B. Thomson, “Measurement of Faraday Rotation in Megagauss Fields over the Continuous Visible Spectrum,” Rev. Sci. Instrum. 39, 1313–1317 (1968).
[CrossRef]

Wang, Y.

Z. Ren, Y. Wang, P.-A. Robert, “Faraday Rotation and its Temperature Dependence Measurements in Low-Birefringence Fibers,” IEEE/OSA J. Lightwave Technol. LT-7, 1275–1278 (1989).
[CrossRef]

Appl. Opt. (1)

IEEE/OSA J. Lightwave Technol. (1)

Z. Ren, Y. Wang, P.-A. Robert, “Faraday Rotation and its Temperature Dependence Measurements in Low-Birefringence Fibers,” IEEE/OSA J. Lightwave Technol. LT-7, 1275–1278 (1989).
[CrossRef]

J. Opt. Soc. Am. (1)

Opt. Quantum Electron. (1)

M. A. Machado Gama, “Faraday Effect in Optical Glass at Low Temperatures,” Opt. Quantum Electron. 7, 335–336 (1975).
[CrossRef]

Proc. Soc. Photo-Opt. Instrum. Eng. (1)

See, for example, G. W. Day, A. H. Rose. “Faraday Effect Sensors: The State of the Art,” Proc. Soc. Photo-Opt. Instrum. Eng. 985, 138–150 (1988).

Rev. Sci. Instrum. (1)

W. B. Gam, R. S. Caird, C. M. Fowler, D. B. Thomson, “Measurement of Faraday Rotation in Megagauss Fields over the Continuous Visible Spectrum,” Rev. Sci. Instrum. 39, 1313–1317 (1968).
[CrossRef]

Z. Kristallogr. (1)

S. Haussuhl, W. Effgen, “Faraday Effect in Cubic Crystals. Additivity Rule and Phase Transitions,” Z. Kristallogr. 183, 153–174 (1988).

Other (3)

H. Piller, “Faraday Rotation,” in Semiconductors and Semimetals, Vol. 8, R. K. Willardson, A. C. Beer, Eds. (Academic, New York, 1972), Chap. 3.

Optical Glass, Schott Optical Glass, Inc., York Ave., Duryea, PA 18642.

D. E. Gray, Ed., American Institute of Physics Handbook (McGraw-Hill, New York, 1972).

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Fig. 1

Measurement system used for d(VL)/dT measurements.

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Fig. 2

Typical data for SF-57 and SiO2; data for BK-7 are similar to that for SiO2.

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Table I Results for SF-57, SiO2, and BK-7 Glassa

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θ = V B · d h ,
Δ / Σ = sin ( 2 V B L ) ,
Δ / Σ = 2 V B L .
1 ( V L ) 0 d ( V L ) d T = 1 V 0 d V d T + α ,
Δ Σ = 2 V B L [ sin δ 2 + ( 2 V B L ) 2 δ 2 + ( 2 V B L ) 2 ] ,
V diam = γ e λ 2 m c ( d n d λ ) ,
1 V 0 d V d T = d d T ( d n d λ ) ( d n d λ ) = d d λ ( d n d T ) ( d n d λ ) .

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