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Excitations in organic solids

Author: V M Agranovich
Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2014.
Series: International series of monographs on physics, 142; International series of monographs on physics (Oxford, England), 142.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: V M Agranovich
ISBN: 9780198712435 019871243X
OCLC Number: 879398327
Notes: "An extension and modern development of the author's book 'Theory of excitons', published in 1968 (Pubishing House Nauka, Moscow, in Russian) ... 5 introductory chapters have been included and updated, and 10 new chapters ... were added. The title of the book has been changed to reflect the new subject matter that has been added"--Page vi.
Translated from the Russian.
Originally published as hardback: 2009.
Description: xvi, 496 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction ; 2. Frenkel excitonic states in the Heitler-London approximation ; 3. The second-quantized theory of Frenkel excitons ; 4. Polaritons: excitonic states taking account of retardation ; 5. Dielectric theory of Frenkel excitons: local field effects ; 6. Biphonons and Fermi resonance in vibrational spectra of crystals ; 7. The dielectric tensor of crystals in the region of excitonic resonances ; 8. Dielectric tensor of superlattices ; 9. Excitations in organic multilayers ; 10. Cavity polaritons in organic microcavities ; 11. Charge transfer excitons ; 12. Surface excitons ; 13. Excitons in organic-based nanostructures ; 14. Mobility of Frenkel excitons ; 15. Statistics and collective properties of Frenkel excitons ; Appendix A: Diagonalization of a Hamiltonian quadratic in the Bose-amplitudes ; Appendix B: Calculations of polarization in inorganic quantum wells and in organics ; Appendix C: Microscopic quantum-mechanical calculations of the energy transfer rate ; Appendix D: Energy transfer in the planar geometry
Series Title: International series of monographs on physics, 142; International series of monographs on physics (Oxford, England), 142.
Other Titles: Theory of excitons.
Teorii︠a︡ ėksitonov.
Responsibility: Vladimir Agranovich ; translated by Gerard Czajkowski.


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