Tunable laser optics /

Broadly tunable lasers have had, and continue to have, an enormous impact in many and diverse fields of science and technology. From a renaissance in spectroscopy to laser guide stars and laser cooling, the nexus is the tunable laser. Tunable Laser Optics offers a transparent and comprehensive treat...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Duarte, F. J. (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press : Taylor & Francis Group, [2015]
Edition:Second edition.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction to lasers
  • Dirac optics
  • The uncertainty principle in optics
  • The physics of multiple-prism optics
  • Polarization
  • Laser beam propagation matrices
  • Narrow-linewidth tunable laser oscillators
  • Nonlinear optics
  • Lasers and their emission characteristics
  • The N-slit laser interferometer : optical architecture and applications
  • Interferometry
  • Spectrometry
  • Physical constants and optical quantities.