Magnetic Field Vector and the Axial Refractive Index (image) Tohoku University Share Print E-Mail Caption Two-dimensional profiles of the magnetic field vector (white arrows) and the axial refractive index (contour plot). The bold black arrow indicates the reflection of the wave by the rapidly bent magnetic field. Credit Kazunori Takahashi Usage Restrictions Credit: Kazunori Takahashi Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.