Handbook of Optics, Third Edition Volume IV: Optical Properties of Materials, Nonlinear Optics…

Paperback | November 9, 2009

byMichael Bass, Casimer Decusatis, Jay Enoch

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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.

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The most comprehensive and up-to-date optics resource availablePrepared 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 ...

The Optical Society of America is a professional society dedicated to serving optics professionals and academics, in the U.S. and around the world. Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Michael Bass is professor emeritus at the University of Central Florida's Center for Research and Education in Optics and Lasers (CREOL).Associate Editors: Dr. Casimer ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:9.6 × 7.7 × 1.52 inPublished:November 9, 2009Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071498923

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Table of Contents

Part 1. Properties; Chapter 1. Optical Properties of Water
Chapter 2. Properties of Crystals and Glasses; Chapter 3. Polymeric Optics; Chapter 4. Properties of Metals; Chapter 5. Optical Properties of Semiconductors; Chapter 6. Characterization and Use of Black Surfaces for Optical Systems; Chapter 7. Optical Properties of Films and Coatings; Chapter 8. Fundamental Optical Properties of Solids; Chapter 9. Photonic Bandgap Materials; Part 2. Nonlinear Optics; Chapter 10. Nonlinear Optics; Chapter 11. Coherent Optical Transients; Chapter 12. Photorefractive Materials and Devices; Chapter 13. Optical Limiting; Chapter 14. Electromagnetically Induced Transparency; Chapter 15. Stimulated Raman and Brillouin Scattering; Chapter 16. Third-Order Optical Nonlinearities; Chapter 17. Continuous-Wave Optical Parametric Oscillators; Chapter 18. Nonlinear Optical Processes for Ultrashort Pulse Generation; Chapter 19. Laser-Induced Damage to Optical Materials; Part 3. Quantum and Molecular Optics;Chapter 20. Laser Cooling and Trapping of Atoms; Chapter 21. Strong Field Physics; Chapter 22. Slow Light Propagation in Atomic and Photonic Media; Chapter 23. Quantum Entanglement in Optical Interferometry; Index