Nonlinear Optics

Basic Concepts

  • D. L. Mills

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Introduction

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

Keywords

Absorption Faraday rotation chaos nonlinear optics optics transparency

Authors and affiliations

  • D. L. Mills
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Physics and AstronomyUniversity of CaliforniaIrvineUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-58937-9
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1998
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-64182-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-58937-9
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