Nonlinear Optics by Robert W. Boyd

Nonlinear Optics

byRobert W. BoydEditorRobert W. Boyd

Hardcover | March 28, 2008

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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 Opticswill 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

About The Author

Robert W. Boyd was born in Buffalo, New York. He received the B.S. degree in physics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Ph.D. degree in physics in 1977 from the University of California at Berkeley. His Ph.D. thesis was supervised by Professor Charles H. Townes and involved the use of nonlinear optical techniques in...

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Title:Nonlinear OpticsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:640 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.98 inPublished:March 28, 2008Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0123694701

ISBN - 13:9780123694706

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