Abstract

A general formula is presented for the index measurement of isotropic media. The significance of knowing the beam angle inside anisotropic and nonlinear media for measuring the ordinary and extraordinary refractive indices and the nonlinear susceptibility tensor components is described.

© 1997 Optical Society of America

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