Diffraction of Light by Ultra-sonic Waves

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WE have recently given a theory of the diffraction of light by ultra-sonic waves, which is quite general and leads to numerical results for the diffracted intensities1. In this paper, we considered normal incidence only; we have now calculated some diffraction patterns at oblique incidence. We found these in good agreement with the experimental results of Parthasarathy2.

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    R. Extermann et G. Wannier, Helv. Phys. Ada, 9, 520 (1936).

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    S. Parthasarathy, Proc. Ind. Acad. Sci., 3, 594 (1936).

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    P. P. Ewald, ” Handb. der Phys.”, 24, 2, p. 285 (1933).

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    N. S. Nagendra Nath, Proc. Ind. Acad. Sci., 4, 222 (1936).

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EXTERMANN, C. Diffraction of Light by Ultra-sonic Waves. Nature 138, 843 (1936). https://doi.org/10.1038/138843b0

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