Nonlinear Optics and Quantum Electronics / Edition 1

Nonlinear Optics and Quantum Electronics / Edition 1

by Max Schubert, Bernd Wilhelmi, Schubert
     
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471088073
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/30/1986
Series:
Pure and Applied Optics Series
Pages:
752
Product dimensions:
6.89(w) x 9.45(h) x 1.77(d)

Table of Contents

Partial table of contents:

PART I: GENERAL CONCEPTS AND METHODS OF NONLINEAR OPTICS.

Electromagnetic Fields.

Classical Description.

The Quantized Free Radiation Field.

Interaction Between Radiation and Matter.

Semiclassical Description of Nonlinear Optics.

Statistical and Coherence Properties of the Radiation Field and Their Measurement.

Nonstationary Processes.

PART II: EFFECTS AND PROCESSES OF NONLINEAR OPTICS.

Nonlinear One-photon Processes in Lasers.

Nonlinearities in Transient One-photon Processes.

Nonlinearities and Qunatum Phenomena in Transient One-photon Processes.

Multiphoton Absorption and Emission.

Generation of Harmonics and Sum and Difference Frequencies.

Parametric Amplification and Oscillation.

Stimulated Raman Scattering.

Optical Bistability.

APPENDIX A: Compilation of Quantum-Theoretical Definitions and Relations.

General References.

Index.

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