Advances in Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics

Advances in Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics

1st Edition - August 4, 2009

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  • Editors: Ennio Arimondo, Paul Berman, Chun Lin
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780123747990
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080951010

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Description

This volume continues the tradition of the Advances 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.

Key Features

• International experts
• Comprehensive articles
• New developments

Readership

Libraries, Graduate Students and Researchers

Table of Contents

  • 1. Coherent Optical Control Over Condensed Matter
    2. Novel electromagnetic properties of negative refractive index media
    3. The Casimir effect in Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics
    4. Time Domain Atom Interferometry
    5. Multidimensional Electronic and Vibrational Spectroscopy: An Ultrafast Probe of Molecular Relaxation and Reaction Dynamics
    6. Quantum manipulation of atomic ensembles in an optical resonator
    7. Quantum interferences in ultrashort laser excitation
    8. Fundamentals and Applications of Spatial Dissipative Solitons in Photonic Devices.
    9 Coherent Population Trapping in Chip-Scale Atomic Devices
    10. Driven ratchets for cold atoms
    11. The semi-empirical DM formalism: a versatile approach for the calculation of electron-impact ionization cross sections of atoms, molecules, ions, and clusters
    12. Positron Annihilation in Molecules
    13. Recent Advances in Polarized-Electron Physics

Product details

  • No. of pages: 312
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2009
  • Published: August 4, 2009
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780123747990
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080951010

About the Series Volume Editors

Ennio Arimondo

Ennio Arimondo
Ennio Arimondo is Professor of Physics at the University of Pisa, Italy. In a a long research career, Professor Arimondo has been engaged in experimental and theoretical research related to laser spectroscopy, the interaction of radiation with matter, laser cooling and new phenomena of ultracold atomic gases. Professor Arimondo is a Fellow of the American Physical Society and of the Institute of Physics. He is editor of Conference and School Proceedings.

Affiliations and Expertise

Universita di Pisa, Italy

Paul Berman

Paul Berman
Paul Berman is Professor of Physics at the University of Michigan. In a career spanning over 40 years, Professor Berman has been engaged in theoretical research related to the interaction of radiation with matter. Of particular interest is the identification of atom-field configurations which can result in qualitatively new phenomena. Professor Berman is a Fellow of the American Physical Society and the Optical Society of America. He is the co-author of a textbook, Principles of Laser Spectroscopy and Quantum Optics, published in2010 by Princeton University Press.

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Michigan, Physics Department, Ann Arbor, USA

Chun Lin

Chun Lin
Chun C. Lin is Professor of Physics at the University of Wisconsin – Madison. He has been working in various areas of atomic and molecular physics for several decades. He received the American Physical Society Will Allis Prize “for advancing the understanding of the microscopic behavior of ionized gases through his innovative and pioneering studies of excitation in electron and ion collisions with atomic and molecular targets” in 1996. He is a Fellow of the American Physical Society and has served as the Chair of the Division of Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics in the American Physical Society (1994 – 1995).

Affiliations and Expertise

Physics Department, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA

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