Theoretical Study of the Optical Properties of Metals

  • Academician D. V. Skobel’tsyn
Part of the The Lebedev Physics Institute Series book series (LPIS, volume 39)


It is well known that the optical properties of metals may be described by a complex refractive index n′ = n - iϰ or surface impedance Z [12, 44]. The relation between the quantities and the microscopic characteristics of the metals is given by the skin-effect theory.


Fermi Surface Surface Impedance Skin Effect Electron Collision Light Quantum 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Academician D. V. Skobel’tsyn
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  1. 1.P. N. Lebedev Physics InstituteAcademy of Sciences of the USSRMoscowRussia

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