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Nonlinear Optics : Basic Concepts

Author: D L Mills
Publisher: Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 1998.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Second, enlarged editionView all editions and formats
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Nonlinear Optics presents the key concepts of this field, within a framework aimed at the non-specialist versed in classical electromagnetic theory. It will provide the foundation necessary for access to the specialized literature. The following topics are covered, with emphasis on the key, basic concepts: - Linear and Nonlinear Optical Response of Dispersive Media, - Nonlinear Wave Mixing, - Response of Nearly  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: D L Mills
ISBN: 9783642589379 3642589375
OCLC Number: 851754287
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 263 pages 45 illustrations)
Contents: 1. Introductory Remarks --
Problems --
2. Linear Dielectric Response of Matter --
2.1 Frequency Dependence of the Dielectric Tensor --
2.2 Wave Vector Dependence of the Dielectric Tensor --
2.3 Electromagnetic Waves in Anisotropic Dielectrics --
Problems --
3. Nonlinear Dielectric Response of Matter --
3.1 Frequency Variation of the Nonlinear Susceptibilities --
3.2 Wave Vector Dependence of the Nonlinear Susceptibilities --
3.3 Remarks on the Order of Magnitude of the Nonlinear Susceptibilities --
Problems --
4. Basic Principles of Nonlinear Wave Interactions: Second Harmonic Generation and Four Wave Mixing --
4.1 Perturbation Theoretic Analysis of Second-Harmonic Generation --
4.2 Methods of Achieving the Phase Matching Condition --
4.3 Evolution of the Second-Harmonic Wave under Phase Matched Conditions --
4.4 Other Examples of Nonlinear Wave Interactions --
Problems --
5. Inelastic Scattering of Light from Matter: Stimulated Raman and Brillouin Scattering --
5.1 Quantum Theory of Raman Scattering --
5.2 Stimulated Raman Effect --
5.3 Contribution to Four Wave Mixing from the Raman Nonlinearity --
5.4 Brillouin Scattering of Light --
Problems --
6. Interaction of Atoms with Nearly Resonant Fields: Self-Induced Transparency --
6.1 Description of the Wave Function under Near Resonant Conditions --
6.2 Bloch Equations: Power Broadening and Saturation Effects in Absorption Spectra --
6.3 Self-Induced Transparency --
6.4 Area Theorem --
6.5 Sine-Gordon Equation --
Problems --
7. Self-Interaction Effects in One-Dimensional Wave Propagation: Solitons in Optical Fibers and in Periodic Structures --
7.1 Normal Modes of Optical Fibers --
7.2 Nonlinear Schrödinger Equation --
7.3 Linear Theory of Pulse Propagation in a Dispersive Medium: Application to Optical Fibers --
7.4 Solitons and the Nonlinear Schrödinger Equation --
7.5 Gap Solitons in Nonlinear Periodic Structures --
Problems --
8. Nonlinear Optical Interactions at Surfaces and Interfaces --
8.1 Second-Harmonic Generation from Surfaces; General Discussion --
8.2 Nonlinear Optical Interactions at Surfaces and Interfaces; Examples --
8.3 Resonant Enhancement of Electromagnetic Fields Near Surfaces and Interfaces and Their Role in Surface Nonlinear Optics --
8.4 Experimental Studies of Surface Enhanced Nonlinear Optical Interactions --
Problems --
9. Optical Interactions in Magnetic Materials --
9.1 Introductory Remarks --
9.2 Electromagnetic Wave Propagation in Ferromagnetic Materials; Faraday Rotation and the Cotton-Mouton Effect --
9.3 Second-Harmonic Generation from Magnetic Materials; Surface Effects --
9.4 Dynamic Response of the Magnetization and the Origin of Nonlinear Magnetooptic Interactions --
9.5 Nonlinear Interaction of Light with Spin Waves in Ferromagnets --
Problems --
10. Chaos --
10.1 Duffing Oscillator: Transition to Chaos --
10.2 Routes to Chaos --
10.3 Experimental Observations of Chaos in Optical Systems --
Problems --
Appendix A: Structure of the Wave Vector and Frequency Dependent Dielectric Tensor --
Appendix B: Aspects of the Sine-Gordon Equation --
Appendix C: Structure of the Electromagnetic Green's Functions --
References.
Responsibility: by D.L. Mills.

Abstract:

Nonlinear Optics presents the key concepts of this field, within a framework aimed at the non-specialist versed in classical electromagnetic theory. It will provide the foundation necessary for access to the specialized literature. The following topics are covered, with emphasis on the key, basic concepts: - Linear and Nonlinear Optical Response of Dispersive Media, - Nonlinear Wave Mixing, - Response of Nearly Resonant Two Systems, - Linear and Nonlinear Pulse Propagation in Fibers, - Linear and Nonlinear Surface Optics, - Basic Concepts of Magneto Opitcs, - Introduction to Chaotic Response of Systems.

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