The Faraday effect in two-dimensional magneto-photonic crystals

A. M. Merzlikin*, A. P. Vinogradov, M. Inoue, A. B. Khanikaev, A. B. Granovsky

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The necessary conditions for the observation of the Faraday effect in 2D magneto-photonic crystals are discussed. It is found. that the Faraday effect may be observed in the directions where any couple of the wave vectors of the harmonics consisting the Bloch waves of TE and TM solutions in zero magnetic field are identical. This direction corresponds neither to Faraday nor to Voigt geometry.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)108-111
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - May 2006


  • Faraday effect
  • Magneto-photonic crystal

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