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Author Renk, Karl F.
Title Basics of laser physics : for students of science and engineering / Karl F. Renk.
Published Heidelberg ; New York : Springer, c2012.
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 Floor3  QC688 .R46 2012    IN LIBRARY
  
Description xviii, 620 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Graduate texts in physics.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. Laser principle -- 3. Fabry-Perot resonator -- 4. The active medium: energy levels and lineshape functions -- 5. Titanium-sapphire laser -- 6. Basis of the theory of the laser: the Einstein coefficients -- 7. Amplification of coherent radiation -- 8. A laser theory -- 9. Driving a laser oscillation -- 10. Cavity resonator -- 11. Gaussian waves and open resonators -- 12. Different ways of operating a laser -- 13. Femotosecond laser -- 14. Gas lasers -- 15. Solid state lasers -- 16. Some other lasers and laser amplifiers -- 17. Vibronic medium -- 18. Amplification of radiation in a doped glass fiber -- 19. Free-electron laser -- 20. An introduction to semiconductor lasers -- 21. Basis of a bipolar semiconductor laser -- 22. GaAs quantum well laser -- 23. Semiconductor materials and heterostructures -- 24. Quantum well lasers from the UV to the infrared --25. Reflectors of quantum well lasers and of other lasers -- 26. More about the quantum well laser -- 27. Quantum wire and quantum dot laser -- 28. A comparison of semiconductor lasers -- 29. Quantum cascade laser -- 30. Electron waves in semiconductor heterostructures -- 31. A comparison of laser oscillators and quasiclassical solid state oscillators -- 32. Superlattice bloch laser: a challenge -- 33. Optical communications -- 34. Light emitting diode and organic laser -- 35. Nonlinear optics.
Subject Lasers.
ISBN 3642235646
9783642235641
9783642235658 (e-ISBN)
3642235654 (e-ISBN)
OCLC number 744297180