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Tutorials in complex photonic media

Author: Mikhail A Noginov
Publisher: Bellingham, Wash. : SPIE Press, ©2009.
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The field of complex photonic media encompasses many leading-edge areas in physics, chemistry, nanotechnology, materials science, and engineering. In [i]Tutorials in Complex Photonic Media[/i], leading experts have brought together 19 tutorials on breakthroughs in modern optics, such as negative refraction, chiral media, plasmonics, photonic crystals, and organic photonics.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mikhail A Noginov
ISBN: 9780819477736 0819477737
OCLC Number: 436387157
Description: xxv, 696 pages, [6] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Foreword --
Preface --
List of contributors --
List of abbreviations --
1. Negative refraction / Martin W. McCall and Graeme Dewar. 1.1. Introduction --
1.2. Background --
1.3. Beyond natural media: waves that run backward --
1.4. Wires and rings --
1.5. Experimental confirmation --
1.6. The "perfect" lens --
1.7. The formal criterion for achieving negative phase velocity propagation --
1.8. Fermat's principle and negative space --
1.9. Cloaking --
1.10. Conclusion --
Appendix I. The e([omega]) of a square wire array --
Appendix II. Physics of the wire array's plasma frequency and damping rate --
References --
2. Optical hyperspace: negative refractive index and subwavelength imaging / Leonid V. Alekseyev, Zubin Jacob, and Evgenii Narimanov. 2.1. Introduction --
2.2. Nonmagnetic negative refraction --
2.3. Hyperbolic dispersion: materials --
2.4. Applications --
2.5. Conclusion --
References. 3. Magneto-optics and the Kerr effect with ferromagnetic materials / Allan D. Boardman and Neil King. 3.1. Introduction to magneto-optical materials and concepts --
3.2. Reflection of light from a plane ferromagnetic surface --
3.3. Enhancing the Kerr effect with attenuated total reflection --
3.4. Numerical investigations of attenuated total reflection --
3.5. Conclusions --
References --
4. Symmetry properties of nonlinear magneto-optical effects / Yutaka Kawabe. 4.1. Introduction --
4.2. Nonlinear optics in magnetic materials --
4.3. Magnetic-field-induced second-harmonic generation --
4.4. Effects due to an optical magnetic field or magnetic dipole moment transition --
4.5. Experiments --
References --
5. Optical magnetism in plasmonic metamaterials / Gennady Shvets and Yaroslav A. Urzhumov. 5.1. Introduction --
5.2. Why is optical magnetism difficult to achieve? --
5.3. Effective quasistatic dielectric permittivity of a plasmonic metamaterial --
5.4. Summary --
5.5. Appendix. Electromagnetic red shifts of plasmonic resonances --
References. 6. Chiral photonic media / Ian Hodgkinson and Levi Bourke. 6.1. Introduction --
6.2. Stratified anisotropic media --
6.3. Chiral architectures and characteristic matrices --
6.4. Reflectance spectra and polarization response maps --
6.5. Summary --
References --
7. Optical vortices / Kevin O'Holleran, Mark R. Dennis, and Miles J. Padgett. 7.1. Introduction --
7.2. Locating vortex lines --
7.3. Making beams containing optical vortices --
7.4. Topology of vortex lines --
7.5. Computer simulation of vortex structures --
7.6. Vortex structures in random fields --
7.7. Experiments for visualizing vortex structures --
7.8. Conclusions --
References --
8. Photonic crystals: from fundamentals to functional photonic opals / Durga P. Aryal, Kosmas L. Tsakmakidis, and Ortwin Hess. 8.1. Introduction --
8.2. Principles of photonic crystals --
8.3. One-dimensional photonic crystals --
8.4. Generalization to two- and three-dimensional photonic crystals --
8.5. Physics of Inverse-Opal Photonic Crystals --
8.6. Double-Inverse-Opal Photonic Crystals (DIOPCs) --
8.7. Conclusion --
8.8. Appendix: Plane Wave Expansion (PWE) method --
References --
9. Wave interference and modes in random media / Azriel Z. Genack and Sheng Zhang. 9.1. Introduction --
9.2. Wave interference --
9.3. Modes --
9.4. Conclusions --
References --
10. Chaotic behavior of random lasers / Diederik S. Wiersma, Sushil Mujumdar, Stefano Cavalieri, Renato Torre, Gian-Luca Oppo, Stefano Lepri. 10.1. Introduction --
10.2. Experiments on emission spectra --
10.3. Experiments on speckle patterns --
10.4. Modeling --
10.5. Lévy statistics in random laser emission --
10.6. Discussion --
References. 11. Lasing in random media / Hui Cao. 11.1. Introduction --
11.2. Random lasers with incoherent feedback --
11.3. Random lasers with coherent feedback --
11.4. Potential applications of random lasers --
References. Color plate section. 12. Feedback in random lasers / Mikhail A. Noginov. 12.1. Introduction --
12.2. The concept of a laser --
12.3. Lasers with nonresonant feedback and random lasers --
12.4. Photon migration and localization in scattering media and their applications to random lasers --
12.5. Neodymium random lasers with nonresonant feedback --
12.6. ZnO random lasers with resonant feedback --
12.7. Stimulated emission feedback: from nonresonant to resonant and back to nonresonant --
12.8. Summary of various random laser operation regimes --
References --
13. Optical metamaterials with zero loss and plasmonic nanolasers / Andrey K. Sarychev. 13.1. Introduction --
13.2. Magnetic plasmon resonance --
13.3. Electrodynamics of a nanowire resonator --
13.4. Capacitance and inductance of two parallel wires --
13.5. Lumped model of a resonator filled with an active medium --
13.6. Interaction of nanontennas with an active host medium --
13.7. Plasmonic nanolasers and optical magnetism --
13.8. Conclusions --
References. 14. Resonance energy transfer: theoretical foundations and developing applications / David L. Andrews. 14.1. Introduction --
14.2. Electromagnetic origins --
14.3. Features of the pair transfer rate --
14.4. Energy transfer in heterogeneous solids --
14.5. Directed energy transfer --
14.6. Developing applications --
14.7. Conclusion --
References --
15. Optics of nanostructured materials from first principles / Vladimir I. Gavrilenko. 15.1. Introduction --
15.2. Optical response from first principles --
15.3. Effect of the local field in optics --
15.4. Electrons in quantum confined systems --
15.5. Cavity quantum electrodynamics --
15.6. Optical Raman spectroscopy of nanostructures --
15.7. Concluding remarks --
Appendix I. Electron energy structure and standard density functional theory --
Appendix II. Optical functions within perturbation theory --
Appendix III. Evaluation of the polarization function including the local field effect --
Appendix IV. Optical field Hamiltonian in second quantization representation --
References. --
16 Organic photonic materials / Larry R. Dalton, Philip A. Sullivan, Denise H. Bale, Scott R. Hammond, Benjamin C. Olbrict, Harrison Rommel, Bruce Eichinger, and Bruce H. Robinson. 16.1 Preface --
16.2 Introduction --
16.3 Effects of dielectric permittivity and dispersion --
16.4 Complex dendrimer materials: effects of covalent bonds --
16.5 Binary Chromophore Organic Glasses (BCOGs) --
16.6 Thermal and photochemical stability: lattice hardening --
16.7 Thermal and photochemical stability: measurement --
16.8 Devices and applications --
16.9 Summary and conclusions --
16.10. Appendix. Linear and nonlinear polarization --
References. 17. Charge transport and optical effects in disordered organic semiconductors / Harry H.L. Kwok, You-Lin Wu, and Tai-Ping Sun. 17.1. Introduction --
17.2. Charge transport --
17.3. Impedance spectroscopy: bias and temperature dependence --
17.4. Transient spectroscopy --
17.5. Thermoelectric effect --
17.6. Exciton formation --
17.7. Space-charge effect --
17.8. Charge transport in the field-effect structure --
References --
18. Holography and its applications / H. John Caulfield and Chandra S. Vikram. 18.1. Introduction --
18.2. Basic information on holograms --
18.2.1 Hologram types --
18.3. Recording materials for holographic metamaterials --
18.4. Computer-generated holograms --
18.5. Simple functionalities of holographic materials --
18.6. Phase conjugation and holographic optical elements --
18.7. Related applications and procedures --
References --
In memoriam: Chandra S. Vikram --
19. Slow and fast light / Joseph E. Vornehm, Jr. and Robert W. Boyd. 19.1. Introduction --
19.2. Slow light based on material resonances --
19.3. Slow light based on material structure --
19.4. Additional considerations --
19.5. Potential applications --
References --
About the editors --
Index.
Responsibility: editors, Mikhail A. Noginov [and others].

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