Optical Properties of Solids
by Frederick Wooten
Publisher: Academic Press 1972
Number of pages: 260
The present book attempts to fill a need for a fundamental textbook which explains the optical properties of solids. It is meant to explain a number of important concepts rather than present a complete survey of experimental data.
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by John Baez, Michael Weiss - University of California
What the heck is a photon, anyway? You need to understand Maxwell's equations and quantum mechanics, and to understand how they fit together. This text won't teach you quantum electrodynamics. But they'll give you a nudge in the right direction.
by Tom Kirchner - York University
From the table of contents -- Introduction: the field-free Schroedinger hydrogen atom; Atoms in electric fields: the Stark effect; Interaction of atoms with radiation; Brief introduction to relativistic Quantum Mechanics.
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These notes introduce some of the basic mathematical and physical tools necessary for theoretical investigations into the thermodynamics properties of light in cavities. It will also be useful for the research teams entering this field of science.
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