Laser Fundamentals: Part 1 (Landolt-Bornstein: Numerical Data and Functional Relationships in Science and Technology - New Series)

Laser Fundamentals: Part 1 (Landolt-Bornstein: Numerical Data and Functional Relationships in Science and Technology - New Series)

By: H. J. Eichler (contributor), Mehl Mehl (contributor), A. Laubereau (contributor), Vidal Vidal (contributor), Bernd Eppich (contributor), A. Hermerschmidt (contributor), J. Fischer (contributor), V. A. Lopota (contributor), R. Guther (contributor), G. G. Gurzadyan (contributor)Mixed Media

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The three volumes VIII/1A, B, C document the state of the art of "Laser Physics and Applications". Scientific trends and related technological aspects are considered by compiling results and conclusions from phenomenology, observation and experience. Reliable data, physical fundamentals and detailed references are presented. In the recent decades the laser beam source matured to a universal tool common to scientific research as well as to industrial use. Today a technical goal is the generation of optical power towards shorter wavelengths, shorter pulses and higher power for application in science and industry. Tailoring the optical energy in wavelength, space and time is a requirement for the investigation of laser-induced processes, i.e. excitation, non-linear amplification, storage of optical energy, etc. According to the actual trends in laser research and development, Vol. VIII/1 is split into three parts: Vol. VIII/1A with its two subvolumes 1A1 and 1A2 covers laser fundamentals, Vol. VIII/1B deals with laser systems and Vol. VIII/1C gives an overview on laser applications.

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Contents

Fundamentals of light-matter interaction: Fundamentals of the semiclassical laser theory.- Radiometry: Definition and measurement of radiometric quantities.- Beam characterization.- Linear optics.- Nonlinear optics: Frequency conversion in crystals.- Frequency conversion in gases and liquids.- Stimulated scattering.- Phase conjugation.- Index.

Product Details

  • publication date: 24/10/2005
  • ISBN13: 9783540443797
  • Format: Mixed Media
  • Number Of Pages: 282
  • ID: 9783540443797
  • weight: 980
  • ISBN10: 3540443797

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