Optical Interactions in Solids (Hardcover)

Baldassare Di Bartolo

  • 出版商: World Scientific Pub Co Inc
  • 出版日期: 2010-06-30
  • 售價: $1,680
  • 貴賓價: 9.5$1,596
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 612
  • 裝訂: Hardcover
  • ISBN: 9814295744
  • ISBN-13: 9789814295741

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Optical Interactions in Solids presents an extensive and unified treatment of the basic principles of the optical properties of solids. It provides a theoretical background to workers in the field of laser physics and absorption and fluorescence spectroscopy of solid state materials. The book is a comprehensive coverage of the subject and is systematically and didactically organized. The level of presentation is such that it will benefit and interest both advanced students and research workers. Group theory — which is useful throughout — is introduced early in the book advocating the scientific community to overcome the reluctance to employ this powerful method. Consistent emphasis is given throughout the book to the relevance of symmetry and to detailed calculations. Different subjects as various as quantum theory of radiation field, thermal vibrations of molecules and crystals and covalent bonding are brought together in a unified treatment which requires knowledge of all these topics and this points to the interpretation of the spectral properties of solids. The content of this work could be used as a two term graduate course in solid state spectroscopy.


Preface to the Second Edition

1. Elements of Quantum Mechanics

2. Elements of Group Theory

3. Connection of Quantum Mechanics with Group Theory

4. The Hydrogen Atom

5. The Complex Atom: Multiplet Theory

6. The Magnetic Ion in a Crystal: The Role of Symmetry

7. The Weak Field Scheme

8. The Medium Field Scheme

9. The Strong Field Scheme

10. Covalent Bonding and Its Effect on Magnetic Ions in Crystals

11. The Quantum Theory of the Radiation Field

12. Molecular Vibrations

13. Lattice Vibrations

14. The Ion-Photon Interaction: Absorption and Emission of Radiation

15. The Judd-Ofelt Theory

16. The Ion-Vibration Interaction. Radiationless Processes, Thermal Shift, and Broadening of Sharp Lines

17. Vibrational-Electronic Interaction and Spectra

18. Energy Transfer Among Ions in Solids

19. Absorption Spectra of Magnetic Ions in Crystals

20. Fluorescence Spectra of Magnetic Ions in Crystals

21. Elements of Laser Theory

Subject Index