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n. (used with a sing. verb)
The branch of physics that deals with phenomena associated with magnetic effects on matter as it emits light, having applications in computer data-storage and waveguides.
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Kotov, Modern Magnetooptics and Magnetooptical Materials, Institute of Physics Publishing, Bristol, UK, 1997.
Kotov, Modern magnetooptics and Magnetooptical Materials, Taylor & Francis, New York, 1997.
Coverage includes an overview of the history and uses of magnetooptics in magnetic media; nonreciprocal wave propagation; the simultaneous effect of crystalline symmetry and arbitrarily oriented magnetization on the form of permittivity tensors; spectral dependence of permittivity; multilayers at polar, longitudinal, transverse, and arbitrary magnetization; the effect of normal or near-normal incidence on multilayers; and anisotropic multilayer gratings.
Metallopolymers, new intelligent materials used for microelectronics and magnetooptics, membrane technology, and medicine were discussed during the Symposium.