Advances in Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics

Edited by

  • Ennio Arimondo, Universita di Pisa, Italy
  • Paul Berman, B.S., Ph.D., M. Phil, University of Michigan, Physics Department, Ann Arbor, USA
  • Chun Lin, Physics Department, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA

This volume continues the tradition of the <I>Advances</I> series. It contains contributions from experts in the field of atomic, molecular, and optical (AMO) physics. The articles contain some review material, but are intended to provide a comprehensive picture of recent important developments in AMO physics. Both theoretical and experimental articles are included in the volume.
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Book information

  • Published: August 2009
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-374799-0

Table of Contents

1. Coherent Optical Control Over Condensed Matter2. Novel electromagnetic properties of negative refractive index media3. The Casimir effect in Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics4. Time Domain Atom Interferometry 5. Multidimensional Electronic and Vibrational Spectroscopy: An Ultrafast Probe of Molecular Relaxation and Reaction Dynamics6. Quantum manipulation of atomic ensembles in an optical resonator 7. Quantum interferences in ultrashort laser excitation8. Fundamentals and Applications of Spatial Dissipative Solitons in Photonic Devices.9 Coherent Population Trapping in Chip-Scale Atomic Devices10. Driven ratchets for cold atoms11. The semi-empirical DM formalism: a versatile approach for the calculation of electron-impact ionization cross sections of atoms, molecules, ions, and clusters12. Positron Annihilation in Molecules13. Recent Advances in Polarized-Electron Physics