Item description for Nonlinear Optics: Basic Concepts by D.L. Mills...
The text develops the basic principles that underlie nonlinear optical phenomena in matter, in an approach oriented to the general reader or student with a background in classical electromagnetic theory. It begins with a discussion of linear wave propagation in dispersive media, moves into weak nonlinearities which can be discussed in a pertuberative manner, then examines strong nonlinear effects (solitons, chaos). The emphasis is on the macroscopic description on nonlinear phenomena, within a semi-classical framework. The text is aimed at the student or researcher who is not a specialist in optics, and who wishes to acquire an introduction to the principal concepts as a precursor to the consultation of the specialized literature.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.33" Width: 6.15" Height: 0.66" Weight: 0.95 lbs.
Release Date Aug 21, 1998
ISBN 3540641823 ISBN13 9783540641827
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