skip to content
Nonlinear Optics : Basic Concepts Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

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
Summary:
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...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

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.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/851754287> # Nonlinear Optics : Basic Concepts
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:MediaObject, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "851754287" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/24136695#Place/berlin_heidelberg> ; # Berlin, Heidelberg
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/gw> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/24136695#Topic/physical_sciences_&_mathematics> ; # Physical Sciences & Mathematics
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/24136695#Topic/light_&_optics> ; # Light & Optics
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1063025> ; # Physics
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/621.36/e23/> ;
   schema:bookEdition "Second, enlarged edition." ;
   schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/94820008> ; # D. L. Mills
   schema:datePublished "1998" ;
   schema:description "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."@en ;
   schema:description "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."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/24136695> ;
   schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/data/24136695#CreativeWork/> ;
   schema:name "Nonlinear Optics : Basic Concepts"@en ;
   schema:productID "851754287" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/851754287#PublicationEvent/berlin_heidelberg_springer_berlin_heidelberg_1998> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/24136695#Agent/springer_berlin_heidelberg> ; # Springer Berlin Heidelberg
   schema:url <http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=3092175> ;
   schema:url <http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-58937-9> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9783642589379> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/851754287> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/24136695#Agent/springer_berlin_heidelberg> # Springer Berlin Heidelberg
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Springer Berlin Heidelberg" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/24136695#Place/berlin_heidelberg> # Berlin, Heidelberg
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Berlin, Heidelberg" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/24136695#Topic/physical_sciences_&_mathematics> # Physical Sciences & Mathematics
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Physical Sciences & Mathematics"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1063025> # Physics
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Physics"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/94820008> # D. L. Mills
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Mills" ;
   schema:givenName "D. L." ;
   schema:name "D. L. Mills" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9783642589379>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "3642589375" ;
   schema:isbn "9783642589379" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.