1st Edition

Laser Physics and Spectroscopy

By Pradip Narayan Ghosh Copyright 2018
    212 Pages
    by CRC Press

    212 Pages 106 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    In this book emphasis is laid on laser including its operation, different types, properties like coherence and monochromaticity, beam propagation, theoretical treatment of atom‐field interaction, semi‐classical laser theory, non‐linear effects, quantum properties, photon concept and coherent states etc.

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    1. Introduction to Laser, 2. Semi-classical Theory of Atom-Field Interaction, 3. Density Matrix Equations, 4. Saturation Absorption Spectroscopy, 5. Semi classical Theory of Laser Action, 6.  Quantum Theory of Radiation, 7. Quantum Theory of Atom Field Interaction, 8. Doppler-free spectroscopy with laser, 9. Laser Cooling and Bose Einstein Condensation, 10. Lasers in Quantum Information Science


    Pradip Narayan Ghosh is a former Professor, University of Calcutta and former President of Indian Physical Society and Indian Association of Physics Teachers, West Bengal. He is one of the first in India who could set up a laboratory on Laser Cooling of Atoms. He is also the recipient of Mother Teresa Lifetime Achievement Award.