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Nonlinear optics

  • Non-Linear Optical Response in Atoms, Molecules and Clustersby Vladimir Goncharov

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 54.99

    The aim of this brief is to present, in sufficient detail, a non-perturbative technique for calculating optical hyperpolarizabilities. The ability to efficiently compute hyperpolarizabilities, for a variety of different molecular systems, makes this brief invaluable for those engaged in the computational design of new electro-optical materials. The... more...

  • Quantum Optics for Beginnersby Zbigniew Ficek; Mohamed Ridza Wahiddin

    Pan Stanford 2014; US$ 129.95

    General Description and Quantization of the EM Field. Hamiltonians for Quantum Optics. Detection of the EM Field. Representations of the EM Field. Photon Phase Operator. Squeezed States of Light. Phase Space Representations of the Density Operator. Single-Mode Interaction. Open Quantum Systems. Heisenberg Equations of Motion. Dressed Atom Model. Fokker-Planck... more...

  • Laser Beam Propagationby Andrew Forbes

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 129.95

    "The text is easy to read and is accompanied by beautiful illustrations. It is an excellent book for anyone working in laser beam propagation and an asset for any library." ? Optics & Photonics News , July 2014 more...

  • Strong Light-Matter Couplingby Alexia Auffeves; Dario Gerace; Maxime Richard

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2013; US$ 140.00

    The physics of strong light-matter coupling has been addressed in different scientific communities over the last three decades. Since the early eighties, atoms coupled to optical and microwave cavities have led to pioneering demonstrations of cavity quantum electrodynamics, Gedanken experiments, and building blocks for quantum information processing,... more...

  • Single-Photon Generation and Detectionby Alan Migdall; Sergey V. Polyakov; Jingyun Fan; Joshua C. Bienfang

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 215.00

    Single-photon generation and detection is at the forefront of modern optical physics research. This book is intended to provide a comprehensive overview of the current status of single-photon techniques and research methods in the spectral region from the visible to the infrared. The use of single photons, produced on demand with well-defined quantum... more...

  • Quantum Optics for Engineersby F.J. Duarte

    CRC Press 2013; US$ 104.95

    Introduction Introduction Brief Historical Perspective Principles of Quantum Mechanics The Feynman Lectures on Physics Photon Quantum Optics Quantum Optics for Engineers Planck?s Quantum Energy Equation Introduction Planck?s Equation and Wave Optics Uncertainty Principle Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle Wave?Particle Duality Feynman Approximation... more...

  • Concepts of Quantum Opticsby P. L. Knight; L. Allen

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Concepts of Quantum Optics is a coherent and sequential coverage of some real insight into quantum physics. This book is divided into six chapters, and begins with an overview of the principles and concepts of radiation and quanta, with an emphasis on the significance of the Maxwell's electromagnetic theory of light. The next chapter describes first... more...

  • Field Guide to Nonlinear Opticsby Peter E. Powers

    Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) 2013; US$ 36.00

    This Field Guide is designed for those looking for a condensed and concise source of key concepts, equations, and techniques for nonlinear optics. Topics covered include technologically important effects, recent developments in nonlinear optics, and linear optical properties central to nonlinear phenomena. The focus of each section is based on my research... more...

  • Progress in Opticsby Emil Wolf

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 218.00

    In the 50 years since the first volume of Progress in Optics was published, optics has become one of the most dynamic fields of science. The volumes in this series that have appeared up to now contain more than 300 review articles by distinguished research workers, which have become permanent records for many important developments, helping optical... more...

  • Contemporary Nonlinear Opticsby Robert Boyd

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Contemporary Nonlinear Optics discusses the different activities in the field of nonlinear optics. The book is comprised of 10 chapters. Chapter 1 presents a description of the field of nonlinear guided-wave optics. Chapter 2 surveys a new branch of nonlinear optics under the heading optical solitons. Chapter 3 reviews recent progress in the field... more...