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Nonlinear Optics

Nonlinear Optics Book
Author : Robert W. Boyd
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2008-05-13
ISBN : 9780080485966
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Nonlinear optics is the study of the interaction of intense laser light with matter. The third edition of this textbook has been rewritten to conform to the standard SI system of units and includes comprehensively updated material on the latest developments in the field. The book presents an introduction to the entire field of optical physics and specifically the area of nonlinear optics, covering fundamental issues and applied aspects of this exciting area. Nonlinear Optics will have lasting appeal to a wide audience of physics, optics, and electrical engineering students, as well as to working researchers and engineers. Those in related fields, such as materials science and chemistry, will also find this book of particular interest. Presents an introduction to the entire field of optical physics from the perspective of nonlinear optics Combines first-rate pedagogy with a treatment of fundamental aspects of nonlinear optics Covers all the latest topics and technology in this ever-evolving industry Strong emphasis on the fundamentals

Nonlinear Optics 3rd Edition

Nonlinear Optics  3rd Edition Book
Author : Robert Boyd
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2008
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Nonlinear optics is the study of the interaction of intense laser light with matter. The third edition of this textbook has been rewritten to conform to the standard SI system of units and includes comprehensively updated material on the latest developments in the field. The book introduces the entire field of optical physics and specifically the area of nonlinear optics. It focuses on the fundamental issues including the electromagnetic origin of optical phenomena, the quantum mechanical description of the optical properties of matter, the role of spatial symmetries in determining the optical response, causality and Kramers Kronig relations, and ultrafast and high intensity optical effects. The book also covers applied aspects of nonlinear optics such as harmonic generation, the operation of parametric oscillators, optical switching, photonics, materials issues in nonlinear optics, and processes such as laser damage that can restrict the use of nonlinear optics. This edition contains new material on: Applications of harmonic generation including applications within the fields of microscopy and biophotonics; Electromagnetically induced transparency; Spectroscopy based on coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering (CARS) Nonlinear Optics appeals to a wide audience of physics, optics, and electrical engineering students, as well as to working researchers and engineers. Those in related fields, such as materials science and chemistry, will also find this book of particular interest. * Presents an introduction to the entire field of optical physics from the perspective of nonlinear optics. * Combines first rate pedagogy with a treatment of fundamental aspects of nonlinear optics * Covers all the latest topics and technology in this ever-evolving industry * Strong emphasis on the fundamentals.

Handbook of Optics Third Edition Volume IV Optical Properties of Materials Nonlinear Optics Quantum Optics set

Handbook of Optics  Third Edition Volume IV  Optical Properties of Materials  Nonlinear Optics  Quantum Optics  set  Book
Author : Michael Bass,Casimer DeCusatis,Jay Enoch,Vasudevan Lakshminarayanan,Guifang Li,Carolyn MacDonald,Virendra Mahajan,Eric Van Stryland
Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
Release : 2009-10-06
ISBN : 0071629297
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The most comprehensive and up-to-date optics resource available Prepared under the auspices of the Optical Society of America, the five carefully architected and cross-referenced volumes of the Handbook of Optics, Third Edition, contain everything a student, scientist, or engineer requires to actively work in the field. From the design of complex optical systems to world-class research and development methods, this definitive publication provides unparalleled access to the fundamentals of the discipline and its greatest minds. Individual chapters are written by the world's most renowned experts who explain, illustrate, and solve the entire field of optics. Each volume contains a complete chapter listing for the entire Handbook, extensive chapter glossaries, and a wealth of references. This pioneering work offers unprecedented coverage of optics data, techniques, and applications. Volume IV covers optical properties of materials, nonlinear optics, and quantum optics.

Physical Properties of Materials Third Edition

Physical Properties of Materials  Third Edition Book
Author : Mary Anne White
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2018-10-12
ISBN : 0429887116
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Designed for advanced undergraduate students and as a useful reference book for materials researchers, Physical Properties of Materials, Third Edition establishes the principles that control the optical, thermal, electronic, magnetic, and mechanical properties of materials. Using an atomic and molecular approach, this introduction to materials science offers readers a wide-ranging survey of the field and a basis to understand future materials. The author incorporates comments on applications of materials science, extensive references to the contemporary and classic literature, and 350 end-of-chapter problems. In addition, unique tutorials allow students to apply the principles to understand applications, such as photocopying, magnetic devices, fiber optics, and more. This fully revised and updated Third Edition includes new materials and processes, such as topological insulators, 3-D printing, and more information on nanomaterials. The new edition also now adds Learning Goals at the end of each chapter and a Glossary with more than 500 entries for quick reference.

Handbook of Optics Third Edition Volume V Atmospheric Optics Modulators Fiber Optics X Ray and Neutron Optics

Handbook of Optics  Third Edition Volume V  Atmospheric Optics  Modulators  Fiber Optics  X Ray and Neutron Optics Book
Author : Michael Bass,Casimer DeCusatis,Jay Enoch,Vasudevan Lakshminarayanan,Guifang Li,Carolyn MacDonald,Virendra Mahajan,Eric Van Stryland
Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
Release : 2009-11-13
ISBN : 0071633146
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

The most comprehensive and up-to-date optics resource available Prepared under the auspices of the Optical Society of America, the five carefully architected and cross-referenced volumes of the Handbook of Optics, Third Edition, contain everything a student, scientist, or engineer requires to actively work in the field. From the design of complex optical systems to world-class research and development methods, this definitive publication provides unparalleled access to the fundamentals of the discipline and its greatest minds. Individual chapters are written by the world's most renowned experts who explain, illustrate, and solve the entire field of optics. Each volume contains a complete chapter listing for the entire Handbook, extensive chapter glossaries, and a wealth of references. This pioneering work offers unprecedented coverage of optics data, techniques, and applications. Volume V covers atmospheric optics, modulators, fiber optics, and x-ray and neutron optics.

Extreme Nonlinear Optics with Spatially Controlled Light Fields

Extreme Nonlinear Optics with Spatially Controlled Light Fields Book
Author : Christian Kern
Publisher : Logos Verlag Berlin GmbH
Release : 2014-01-24
ISBN : 3832538178
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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As in all nonlinear optics, control over the spatial phase of the fundamental light fields allows extensive influence on the well-established effect of High-Har monic Generation (HHG). This results in the realisation of coherent extreme ultraviolet (XUV) light with unique properties. Christian Kern shows and discusses in his thesis two schemes where phase shaping of ultrashort laser pulses is appli ed on scales below their fundamental wavelength. He shows the limitations of how nanoplasmonic objects can be administered for strong field physics. Furthermore, a novel approach of producing XUV light carrying orbital angular momentum via HHG is demonstrated and experimentally verified.

Nonlinear Optics

Nonlinear Optics Book
Author : George I. Stegeman,Robert A. Stegeman
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2012-06-29
ISBN : 1118266129
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Clear, integrated coverage of all aspects of nonlinearoptics—phenomena, materials, and devices Coauthored by George Stegeman, one of the most highly respectedpioneers of nonlinear optics—with contributions onapplications from Robert Stegeman—this book covers nonlinearoptics from a combined physics, optics, materials science, anddevices perspective. It offers a thoroughly balanced treatment ofconcepts, nonlinear materials, practical aspects of nonlineardevices, and current application areas. Beginning with the presentation of a simple electron on a springmodel—to help readers make the leap from concepts toapplications—Nonlinear Optics gives comprehensiveexplanations of second-order phenomena, derivation of nonlinearsusceptibilities, third-order nonlinear effects, multi-wave mixing,scattering, and more. Coverage includes: Nonlinear response of materials at the molecular level Second-order nonlinear devices, their optimization andlimitations The physical origins of second- and third-ordernonlinearities Typical frequency dispersion of nonlinearities, explained interms of simple two- and three-level models Ultrafast and ultrahigh intensity processes Practice problems demonstrating the design of such nonlineardevices as frequency doublers and optical oscillators Based on more than twenty years of lectures at the College ofOptics and Photonics (CREOL) at the University of Central Florida,Nonlinear Optics introduces all topics from the ground up,making the material easily accessible not only for physicists, butalso for chemists and materials scientists, as well asprofessionals in diverse areas of optics, from laser physics toelectrical engineering.

Introduction to Nonlinear Optics

Introduction to Nonlinear Optics Book
Author : Geoffrey New
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release : 2011-04-07
ISBN : 1139500767
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Since the early days of nonlinear optics in the 1960s, the field has expanded dramatically, and is now a vast and vibrant field with countless technological applications. Providing a gentle introduction to the principles of the subject, this textbook is ideal for graduate students starting their research in this exciting area. After basic ideas have been outlined, the book offers a thorough analysis of second harmonic generation and related second-order processes, before moving on to third-order effects, the nonlinear optics of short optical pulses and coherent effects such as electromagnetically-induced transparency. A simplified treatment of high harmonic generation is presented at the end. More advanced topics, such as the linear and nonlinear optics of crystals, the tensor nature of the nonlinear coefficients and their quantum mechanical representation, are confined to specialist chapters so that readers can focus on basic principles before tackling these more difficult aspects of the subject.

Laser Experiments for Chemistry and Physics

Laser Experiments for Chemistry and Physics Book
Author : Michael A. Duncan
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Release : 2015-11-12
ISBN : 0198742975
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Lasers are employed throughout science and technology, in fundamental research, the remote sensing of atmospheric gases or pollutants, communications, medical diagnostics and therapies, and the manufacturing of microelectronic devices. Understanding the principles of their operation, which underlie all of these areas, is essential for a modern scientific education. This text introduces the characteristics and operation of lasers through laboratory experiments designed for the undergraduate curricula in Chemistry and Physics. Introductory chapters describe the properties of light, the history of laser invention, the atomic, molecular and optical principles behind how lasers work, and the kinds of lasers available today. Other chapters include the basic theory of spectroscopy and computational chemistry used to interpret laser experiments. Experiments range from simple in-class demonstrations to more elaborate configurations for advanced students. Each chapter has historical and theoretical background, as well as options suggested for variations on the prescribed experiments. The text will be useful for undergraduates students in advanced lab classes, for instructors designing these classes, or for graduate students beginning a career in laser science.

Superresolution Optical Microscopy

Superresolution Optical Microscopy Book
Author : Barry R. Masters
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2020-03-21
ISBN : 3030216918
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book presents a comprehensive and coherent summary of techniques for enhancing the resolution and image contrast provided by far-field optical microscopes. It takes a critical look at the body of knowledge that comprises optical microscopy, compares and contrasts the various instruments, provides a clear discussion of the physical principles that underpin these techniques, and describes advances in science and medicine for which superresolution microscopes are required and are making major contributions. The text fills significant gaps that exist in other works on superresolution imaging, firstly by placing a new emphasis on the specimen, a critical component of the microscope setup, giving equal importance to the enhancement of both resolution and contrast. Secondly, it covers several topics not typically discussed in depth, such as Bessel and Airy beams, the physics of the spiral phase plate, vortex beams and singular optics, photoactivated localization microscopy (PALM), stochastic optical reconstruction microscopy (STORM), structured illumination microscopy (SIM), and light-sheet fluorescence microscopy (LSFM). Several variants of these techniques are critically discussed. Noise, optical aberrations, specimen damage, and artifacts in microscopy are also covered. The importance of validation of superresolution images with electron microscopy is stressed. Additionally, the book includes translations and discussion of seminal papers by Abbe and Helmholtz that proved to be pedagogically relevant as well as historically significant. This book is written for students, researchers, and engineers in the life sciences, medicine, biological engineering, and materials science who plan to work with or already are working with superresolution light microscopes. The volume can serve as a reference for these areas while a selected set of individual chapters can be used as a textbook for a one-semester undergraduate or first-year graduate course on superresolution microscopy. Moreover, the text provides a captivating account of curiosity, skepticism, risk-taking, innovation, and creativity in science and technology. Good scientific practice is emphasized throughout, and the author’s lecture slides on responsible conduct of research are included as an online resource which will be of interest to students, course instructors, and scientists alike.

Advances in Optics Vol 1

Advances in Optics  Vol  1 Book
Author : Sergey Yurish
Publisher : Lulu.com
Release : 2018-05-02
ISBN : 8469794353
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

The Vol.1 devoted to various topics of optics and optic instrumentation, and contains 17 chapters written by 36 experts in the field from 15 countries: Brazil, China, Denmark, France, Germany, India, Japan, Mexico, Russia, Turkey, Slovenia, South Korea, UK, Ukraine and USA. ÔAdvances in Optics: ReviewsÕ Book Series is a comprehensive study of the field of optics, which provides readers with the most up-to-date coverage of optics, photonics and lasers with a good balance of practical and theoretical aspects. Directed towards both physicists and engineers this Book Series is also suitable for audiences focusing on applications of optics. A clear comprehensive presentation makes these books work well as both a teaching resources and a reference books. The book is intended for researchers and scientists in physics and optics, in academia and industry, as well as postgraduate students.

Advances in Optics Reviews 1

Advances in Optics Reviews 1 Book
Author : Sergey Y. Yurish Editor
Publisher : Lulu.com
Release : 2018-10-17
ISBN : 0244423288
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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ÔAdvances in Optics: ReviewsÕ Book Series is a comprehensive study of the field of optics, which provides readers with the most up-to-date coverage of optics, photonics and lasers with a good balance of practical and theoretical aspects. Directed towards both physicists and engineers this Book Series is also suitable for audiences focusing on applications of optics. A clear comprehensive presentation makes these books work well as both a teaching resources and a reference books. The book is intended for researchers and scientists in physics and optics, in academia and industry, as well as postgraduate students. The Vol.1 is devoted to various topics of optics and optic instrumentation, and contains 17 chapters written by 36 experts in the field from 15 countries: Brazil, China, Denmark, France, Germany, India, Japan, Mexico, Russia, Turkey, Slovenia, South Korea, UK, Ukraine and USA.

Undersea Fiber Communication Systems

Undersea Fiber Communication Systems Book
Author : Jose Chesnoy
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2002-10-21
ISBN : 9780080492377
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Description This book provides a detailed overview of the evolution of undersea communications systems, with emphasis on the most recent breakthroughs of optical submarine cable technologies based upon Wavelength Division Multiplexing, optical amplification, new-generation optical fibers, and high-speed digital electronics. The role played by submarine-communication systems in the development of high-speed networks and associated market demands for multiplying Internet and broadband services is also covered. Importance of This Topic This book will fill the gap between highly specialized papers from large international conferences and broad-audience technology review updates. The book provides a full overview of the evolution in the field and conveys the dimension of the large undersea projects. In addition, the book uncovers the myths surrounding marine operations and installations in that domain, which have remained known so far to only very few specialists.

Frontiers in Modern Optics

Frontiers in Modern Optics Book
Author : D. Faccio,J. Dudley,M. Clerici
Publisher : IOS Press
Release : 2016-05-17
ISBN : 1614996474
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The year 2015 was designated by the United Nations General Assembly as the Year of Light and Light-based Technologies, and also marks the anniversaries of a number of significant historical events related to light. In 1015, Ibn Al-Haytham published his book of optics; in 1815, Fresnel first proposed the notion that light is actually a wave; James Clerk Maxwell then firmly established this concept with his electromagnetic theory of light propagation; and Einstein announced his discovery of the photoelectric effect, demonstrating that light is made of photons in 1905, followed in 1915 by his general theory of relativity, in which light plays a central role. This book presents lectures from the International School of Physics Enrico Fermi summer school: Frontiers in Modern Optics, held in Varenna, Italy, in June and July 2014. The school attempted to give a broad and modern overview of the field of optics in a series of lectures addressing ongoing topics of research. Subject areas include: nonlinear optics; light as an investigation tool in modern physics; and detection and imaging. A unique feature of the book is that each chapter has been prepared as a collaborative effort between students at the school and lecturers. This approach has proved very successful and may well provide a model for the future.

Optical and Molecular Physics

Optical and Molecular Physics Book
Author : Miguel A. Esteso,Ana Cristina Faria Ribeiro,Soney C. George,Ann Rose Abraham,A. K. Haghi
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2021-09-30
ISBN : 1000351343
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Optical and Molecular Physics: Theoretical Principles and Experimental Methods addresses many important applications and advances in the field. This book is divided into 5 sections: Plasmonics and carbon dots physics with applications Optical films, fibers, and materials Optical properties of advanced materials Molecular physics and diffusion Macromolecular physics Weaving together science and engineering, this new volume addresses important applications and advances in optical and molecular physics. It covers plasmonics and carbon dots physics with applications; optical films, fibers, and materials; optical properties of advanced materials; molecular physics and diffusion; and macromolecular physics. This book looks at optical materials in the development of composite materials for the functionalization of glass, ceramic, and polymeric substrates to interact with electromagnetic radiation and presents state-of-the-art research in preparation methods, optical characterization, and usage of optical materials and devices in various photonic fields. The authors discuss devices and technologies used by the electronics, magnetics, and photonics industries and offer perspectives on the manufacturing technologies used in device fabrication.

Photonics and Fiber Optics

Photonics and Fiber Optics Book
Author : Tarun Kumar Gangopadhyay,Pathik Kumbhakar,Mrinal Kanti Mandal
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2019-09-23
ISBN : 0429651678
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

The combination of laser and optoelectronics with optical fiber technology can enhance the seamless activities of fiber-optic communications and fiber-sensor arena. This book discusses foundations of laser technology, non-linear optics, laser and fiber-optic applications in telecommunication and sensing fields including fundamentals and recent developments in photonics technology. Accumulated chapters cover constituent materials, techniques of measurement of non-linear optical properties of nanomaterials, photonic crystals and pertinent applications in medical, high voltage engineering and, in optical computations and designing logic gates.

Handbook of Biomedical Nonlinear Optical Microscopy

Handbook of Biomedical Nonlinear Optical Microscopy Book
Author : Barry R. Masters,Peter So
Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand
Release : 2008-05-19
ISBN : 0195162609
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Ideal for cell biologists, life scientists, biomedical engineers, and clinicians, this handbook provides comprehensive treatment of the theories, techniques, and biomedical applications of nonlinear optics and microscopy.

The Cable and Telecommunications Professionals Reference

The Cable and Telecommunications Professionals  Reference Book
Author : Goff Hill
Publisher : Taylor & Francis
Release : 2012-07-26
ISBN : 1136034331
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Volume 2 of TERB 3ed covers the convergence of telephony and data transport, including wireless networks. Now that data is becoming the predominant source of traffic more efficient multiplexing schemes and more flexible control methods are needed in the transport network, such as giving the customer the ability to call for bandwidth on demand. With the development of control methods for switched data services it is now recognised that improved ways to control the transport network are possible and standards initiatives are taking place to establish and improve the network control layer. Detailed explanation of propagation in wireless and optical fibre systems requires a substantial amount of mathematics, also covered in this volume. For each of the math chapters there is an explanation of why the mathematics is important, where it is applied and references to other chapters.

Computational Photonics

Computational Photonics Book
Author : Marek S. Wartak
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release : 2013-01-10
ISBN : 1107005523
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A comprehensive manual on the efficient modeling and analysis of photonic devices for graduate students and researchers in engineering and physics.

Fundamentals of Fluorescence Microscopy

Fundamentals of Fluorescence Microscopy Book
Author : Partha Pratim Mondal,Alberto Diaspro
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2013-12-12
ISBN : 9400775458
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book starts at an introductory level and leads reader to the most advanced topics in fluorescence imaging and super-resolution techniques that have enabled new developments such as nanobioimaging, multiphoton microscopy, nanometrology and nanosensors. The interdisciplinary subject of fluorescence microscopy and imaging requires complete knowledge of imaging optics and molecular physics. So, this book approaches the subject by introducing optical imaging concepts before going in more depth about advanced imaging systems and their applications. Additionally, molecular orbital theory is the important basis to present molecular physics and gain a complete understanding of light-matter interaction at the geometrical focus. The two disciplines have some overlap since light controls the molecular states of molecules and conversely, molecular states control the emitted light. These two mechanisms together determine essential imaging factors such as, molecular cross-section, Stoke shift, emission and absorption spectra, quantum yield, signal-to-noise ratio, Forster resonance energy transfer (FRET), fluorescence recovery after photobleaching (FRAP) and fluorescence lifetime. These factors form the basis of many fluorescence based devices. The book is organized into two parts. The first part deals with basics of imaging optics and its applications. The advanced part takes care of several imaging techniques and related instrumentation that are developed in the last decade pointing towards far-field diffraction unlimited imaging.