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Refraction of light in solids by ultrasonic waves

  • K. S. Iyengar
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Summary

The Lucas-Biquard effect of optical refraction in a sound field is experimentally studied in glasses. It is shown that the effect enables the determination of the absolute changes of refractive index, the ratio of elasto-optical constants and the elastic constants of amorphous and crystalline solids.

Keywords

Refractive Index Refraction Longitudinal Wave Sound Wave Ultrasonic Wave 
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© Indian Academy of Sciences 1955

Authors and Affiliations

  • K. S. Iyengar
    • 1
  1. 1.Physical LaboratoriesOsmania UniversityHyderabadIndia

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