This book provides an introduction to the body of theory shared by several branches of modern optics--nonlinear optics, quantum electronics, laser physics, and quantum optics--with an emphasis on quantum and statistical aspects. It is intended for well prepared undergraduate and graduate students in physics, applied physics, electrical engineering, and chemistry who seek a level of preparation of sufficient maturity to enable them to follow the specialized literature.View full description
Graduate students and researchers in physics, physical chemistry, and electrical engineering.
- Published: April 1989
- Imprint: ACADEMIC PRESS
- ISBN: 978-0-12-743660-9
"This is a well-written introduction to photon-atom interactions."
--LA PHYSIQUE AU CANADA
Table of ContentsStochastic Processes. Density Matrices and Perturbation Theory. Magnetic Two-Level System. The Radiation Field. Absorption, Emission, and Scattering in Weak Fields. Reservoir Theory and Damping. Nonlinear and Multiphoton Processes. Index.