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Nonlinear optics

  • Laser Beam Propagationby Andrew Forbes

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 129.95

    How do laser beams propagate? Innovative discoveries involving laser beams and their propagation properties are at the heart of Laser Beam Propagation: Generation and Propagation of Customized Light . This book captures the essence of laser beam propagation. Divided into three parts, it explores the fundamentals of how laser beams propagate, and... 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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 99.95

    Quantum Optics for Engineers provides a transparent and methodical introduction to quantum optics via the Dirac's bra?ket notation with an emphasis on practical applications and basic aspects of quantum mechanics such as Heisenberg's uncertainty principle and Schrodinger's equation. Self-contained and using mainly first-year calculus and algebra... 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...

  • Photoinduced Modifications of the Nonlinear Optical Response in Liquid Crystalline Azopolymersby Raquel Alicante

    Springer 2012; US$ 129.00

    Nonlinear optical (NLO) phenomena such as frequency conversion have played a key role in the development of photonic technologies. This thesis reports a detailed study of the molecular response of a large variety of push-pull organic compounds using the Second Harmonic Generation technique, which will serve as a starting point for the investigation... more...

  • Quantum Optics with Semiconductor Nanostructuresby F Jahnke

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 290.00

    An understanding of the interaction between light and matter on a quantum level is of fundamental interest and has many applications in optical technologies. The quantum nature of the interaction has recently attracted great attention for applications of semiconductor nanostructures in quantum information processing. Quantum optics with semiconductor... more...

  • Ultracold Atoms in Optical Latticesby Maciej Lewenstein; Anna Sanpera; Veṛnica Ahufinger

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 99.99

    Quantum computers, though not yet available on the market, will revolutionize the future of information processing. Quantum computers for special purposes like quantum simulators are already within reach. The physics of ultracold atoms, ions and molecules offer unprecedented possibilities of control of quantum many body systems and novel possibilities... more...

  • Quantum Control of Molecular Processesby Moshe Shapiro; Paul Brumer

    Wiley 2012; US$ 185.00

    Written by two of the world's leading researchers in the field, this is a systematic introduction to the fundamental principles of coherent control, and to the underlying physics and chemistry. This fully updated second edition is enhanced by 80% and covers the latest techniques and applications, including nanostructures, attosecond processes, optical... more...