Semiconductor Optics

Semiconductor Optics

by Claus F. Klingshirn

Hardcover(4th ed. 2012)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783642283611
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 01/19/2012
Series: Graduate Texts in Physics
Edition description: 4th ed. 2012
Pages: 849
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.07(d)

About the Author

Claus Klingshirn, University of Karlsruhe, Germany

Table of Contents

Maxwell's Equations Photons and the Density of States.- Interaction of Light with Matter.- Ensemble of Uncoupled Oscillators.- The Concept of Polaritons.- Kramers-Kronig Relations.- Crystals, Lattices, Lattice Vibrations and Phonons.- Electrons in a Periodic Crystal.- Excitons, Biexcitons and Trions.- Plasmons, Magnons and some further Elementary Excitations.- Optical Properties of Phonons.- Optical Properties of Plasmons, Plasmon-Phonon Mixed States and of Magnons.- Optical Properties of Intrinsic Excitons in Bulk Semiconductors.- Optical Properties of Bound and Localized Excitons and of Defect States.- Optical Properties of Excitons in Structures of Reduced Dimensionality.- Excitons under the Influence of External Fields.- From Cavity Polaritons to Photonic Crystals.- Review of the Linear Optical Properties.- High Excitation Effects and Nonlinear Optics.- The Intermediate Density Regime.- The Electron-Hole Plasma.- Stimulated Emission and Laser Processes.- Time Resolved Spectroscopy.- Optical Bistability, Optical Computing, Spintronics and Quantum Computing.- Experimental Methods.- Group Theory in Semiconductor Optics.- Optical- and Semiconductor Bloch Equations.

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