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Applied Physics Letters
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Diffraction of light by magnetoelastic waves

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Diffraction of light at 1.15 has been observed from magnetoelastic waves at 1.1 GHz in YIG. A shift in the Bragg diffraction angle was observed when an external magnetic field was varied so as to change the spin wave admixture. The largest shift obtained experimentally was -2.0°, measured from the elastic limit of 9.5°. This shift was accompanied by a delay in the diffracted pulse of about 1 sec. Under quasielastic conditions the diffracted intensity exhibited a series of maxima as the field was swept, due to magnetoelastic Faraday rotation. © 1967 The American Institute of Physics.

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01 Jul 1967

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Applied Physics Letters

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