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Frontiers in Nonlinear Optics, The Sergei Akhmanov Memorial Volume - H. Walther

Frontiers in Nonlinear Optics, The Sergei Akhmanov Memorial Volume

By: H. Walther, N. I. Koroteev (Editor), Marlan O. Scully (Editor)

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Published: 1st January 1993
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In tribute to the memory of Sergei Akhmanov, a pioneer in the field, Frontiers in Nonlinear Optics presents an overview of quantum electronics and nonlinear optics. The contributors, world leaders in this field, provide up-to-date surveys and current trends to ensure comprehensive coverage in all aspects of nonlinear optics. This fascinating collection is necessary reading both for researchers entering the field and for established researchers in nonlinear optics.

..."wide spectrum of breathtaking achievements in the field of quantum electronics and nonliniear optics." Contemporary Physics "The various book authors are well distributed between Russia, Western Europe and North America. ... and is produced to a high standard." Optical and Quantum Electronics e spectrum of breathtaking achievements in the field of quantum electronics and nonliniear optics." Contemporary Physics "The various book authors are well distributed between Russia, Western Europe and North America. ... and is produced to a high standard." Optical and Quantum Electronics

Acknowledgment of the Editors
Foreword
Channelling of atoms in a standing laser light wavep. 1
Optical nonlinearities and the Kerr-effect in phaseoniump. 17
Spectroscopic studies in the far ultraviolet (80-200nm) using nonlinear tunable sourcesp. 26
CARS in plasma physicsp. 52
Velocity distribution of electrons for tunnel ionization by a light field with polar asymmetryp. 79
Hot carriers in semiconductors studied via picosecond optical nonlinearities in the infraredp. 84
Non-local time-resolved spectroscopy tracking of polariton pulses in crystalsp. 107
Self-trapping of optical beams in photorefractive mediap. 136
Solitons in quantum nonlinear opticsp. 151
Femtosecond dynamics of third-order nonlinearities in polythiophenesp. 183
Nonlinear generation of sub-psec pulses of THz electromagnetic radiation by optoelectronics - applications to time-domain spectroscopyp. 196
Novel non-linear optical techniques for studying chiral molecules of biological importancep. 228
Coupled nonlinear cavities: new avenues to ultrashort pulsesp. 240
Transverse rotating waves in the non-linear optical system with spatial and temporal delayp. 261
The effect of intraspectral harmonic correlation of broad-band fields on the excitation of quantum resonance systemsp. 279
Injection-locked femtosecond parametric oscillators on LBO crystal; towards 10[superscript 17] W cm[superscript -2]p. 285
Keyword Indexp. 293
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ISBN: 9780750302180
ISBN-10: 0750302186
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: 1st January 1993
Publisher: TAYLOR & FRANCIS
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.57 x 16.15  x 2.21
Weight (kg): 0.63
Edition Number: 1