Dyakonov Surface Waves: A Review

  title={Dyakonov Surface Waves: A Review},
  author={Osamu Takayama and L C Crasovan and Steffen Kj{\ae}r Johansen and Dumitru Mihalache and David Artigas and Lluis Torner},
  pages={126 - 145}
Abstract The interface of two semi-infinite media, where at least one of them is a birefringent crystal, supports a special type of surface wave that was predicted theoretically by D'yakonov in 1988. Since then, the properties of such waves, which exist in transparent media only under very special conditions, have been analyzed in different geometries and settings. Nevertheless, they are still awaiting experimental demonstration. The most important advances in this topic are briefly discussed… 

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