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Total Internal Reflection in Anisotropic Crystals

A. F. Konstantinova
K. K. Konstantinov
E. A. Evdishchenko
K. B. Imangazieva
B. V. Nabatov
Journal / Anthology

Crystallography Reports
Year: 2008
Volume: 53
Issue: 5
Page range: 837-842

Examples of total internal reflection manifestation have been considered on the basis of a solution to boundary problems of crystal optics using the Berreman matrix method and applying the Mathematica-5 system. It is shown how optical activity manifests itself in the total internal reflection and how this effect can be used to monitor the quality and homogeneity of film coatings.