by Wim Ubachs
Publisher: Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam 2007
Number of pages: 85
From the table of contents: Non-linear optics: Introduction; Second harmonic generation; The optical parametric oscillator; Quantum theory of the nonlinear susceptibility; Coherent Raman Scattering in Gases; The production of vacuum ultraviolet radiation by FWM.
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