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Laser Electronics: United States Edition (3rd edition)

Laser Electronics: United States Edition (3rd edition)

By: Joseph T. Verdeyen (author)Hardback

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Best seller for introductory courses in Laser Electronics and Quantum Electronics. This is a practical approach to introductory laser electronics that emphasizes real-world applications and problem-solving skills over theory, providing a clear understanding of both optical and microwave frequencies.


1. Review of Electromagnetic Theory. 2. Ray Tracing in an Optical System. 3. Gaussian Beams. 4. Guided Optical Beams. 5. Optical Cavities. 6. Resonant Optical Cavities. 7. Atomic Radiation. 8. Laser Oscillation and Amplification. 9. General Characteristics of Lasers. 10. Laser Excitation. 11. Semiconductor Lasers. 12. Advanced Electromagnetics of Lasers. 13. Maxwell's Equations and the Classical Atom. 14. Quantum Theory of the Field-Atom Interaction. 15. Spectroscopy of Common Lasers. 16. Detection of Optical Radiation. 17. Gas-Discharge Phenomena. Appendix I: An Introduction to Scattering Matrices. Appendix II: "Detailed Balancing" or "Microscopic Reversibility." Appendix III: The Kramer-Kronig Relations. Author Index. Subject Index.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780137066667
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 704
  • ID: 9780137066667
  • weight: 1288
  • ISBN10: 013706666X
  • edition: 3rd edition

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