The Physics of Thin Film Optical Spectra

An Introduction

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ISBN: 978-3-540-23147-9 (Print) 978-3-540-27905-1 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

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    Pages 1-6

    Introduction

  2. Classical Description of the Interaction of Light with Matter

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      Pages 9-19

      The Linear Dielectric Susceptibility General

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      Pages 21-35

      The Classical Treatment of Free and Bound Charge Carriers

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      Pages 37-60

      Derivations from the Oscillator Model

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      Pages 61-68

      The Kramers-Kronig Relations

  3. Interface Reflection and Interference Phenomena in Thin Film Systems

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      Pages 71-100

      Planar Interfaces

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      Pages 101-124

      Thick Slabs and Thin Films

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      Pages 125-140

      Extended Details: Gradient Index Films and Multilayers

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      Pages 141-160

      9 Special Geometries

  4. Semiclassical Description of the Interaction of Light with Matter

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      Pages 163-186

      Einstein Coefficients

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      Pages 187-198

      Semiclassical Treatment of the Dielectric Function

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      Pages 199-228

      Solid State Optics

  5. Basics of Nonlinear Optics

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      Pages 231-254

      Some Basic Effects of Nonlinear Optics

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      Pages 255-259

      Summary