Advances in Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics

Edited by

  • Paul Berman, B.S., Ph.D., M. Phil, University of Michigan, Physics Department, Ann Arbor, USA
  • Ennio Arimondo, Universita di Pisa, Italy
  • 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 2010
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-381021-2

Table of Contents

  1. The Casimir Effect in Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics – James F. Babb
  2. Coherent Population Trapping in Chip-Scale Atomic Devices – John Kitching
  3. Dissociative Recombination: Theory and Experiment – Rainer Johnsen & Steven L. Kuberman
  4. Permanent Electric Dipole Moments of Atoms and Molecules – Timothy Chupp
  5. Spontaneous Decay, Unitarity, and the Weisskopf-Wigner Approximation – Paul Berman & George W. Ford
  6. Ultrafast nonlinear optical signals viewed from the molecule’s perspective; Kramers-Heisenberg transition amplitudes vs susceptibilities – Shaul Mukamel & Saar Rahav