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Optical Properties of Solids

An Introductory Textbook, 1st Edition

By Kitsakorn Locharoenrat

Jenny Stanford Publishing

320 pages

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Description

This textbook presents the general point of views of the optical properties of solids and gives an overview of the landscape of optics in solid-state materials, especially focusing on optical imaging techniques. It presents the background of electromagnetic theory, which is based on Maxwell's equations. It shows how to manipulate Maxwell's equation

Table of Contents

Preface. Vector Analysis and Maxwell's Equations. Electromagnetic Units and Electric Charges . Electric Field and Electric Potential. Capacitance and Electromagnetic Energy. Dielectric Materials. Methods of Determining Electric Field and Potential. Light. Classical and Quantum Theory of Light. Classical Theory of Light-Matter Interaction I. Classical Theory of Light-Matter Interaction II. Quantum Theory of Light-Matter Interaction. Electron-Nuclei Interaction. Optical Spectra of Materials. Some Interesting Phenomena. Optics of Eyes. Appendix A. Index.

About the Author

Asst. Prof. Dr. Kitsakorn Locharoenrat is a lecturer in the Faculty of Science, Department of Physics, King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang (KMITL), Thailand. He obtained his B.S. degree in 1994 from Chulalongkorn University, Thailand, M.S. degree in 2000 from the Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand, and Ph.D. in 2007 from the Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Japan. His research fields of interest are synthesis of nanomaterials and optical microscopy and spectroscopy, including optical imaging technique.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI055000
SCIENCE / Physics
SCI077000
SCIENCE / Solid State Physics
SCI086000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General
TEC019000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Lasers & Photonics