Explores the Fundamental Aspects of Nonlinear OpticsAs nonlinear optics further develops as a field of research in electromagnetic wave propagation, its state-of-the-art technologies will continue to strongly impact real-world applications in a variety of fields useful to the practicing scientist and engineer. From basic principles to examples of a
Introduction. Time-domain material response. Material response in the frequency domain, susceptibility tensors. Symmetries in nonlinear optics. The nonlinear wave equation. Second-order nonlinear effects. Raman scattering. Brillouin Scattering. Optical Kerr effect. Four wave mixing.