This book includes a comprehensive presentation of the fundamental physics of optical matter, the definition of material physical properties, the listing and comparison of the physical properties of infrared optical materials, and the theory, design, and survey of infrared optical coatings.
1. Physical Properties of Materials: Theoretical Overview 2. Interaction of Light with Matter: Theoretical Overview 3. A Survey of Experimental Methods: Physical Property Determination 4. Physical Properties of Infrared Optical Materials 5. Physical Property Comparisons of Infrared Optical Materials 6. Physical Properties of Crystalline Infrared Optical Materials 7. Physical Properties of Glass Infrared Optical Materials 8. Optical Thin-Film Coatings