Synopses & Reviews
Recent improvements in the performance of light sources, i.e. reduction in pulse length and increases in wavelength range and power levels, have led to ultrafast technology becoming a basic tool in a wide variety of scientific fields. This book describes the remarkable technological improvements and results of new applications in the natural sciences and various engineering fields.
Table of Contents
Contents: Ultrashort Pulse Generation.- High Intensity Sources and Interactions.- Spectroscopic Techniques and Nonlinear Optics.- Nonlinear Effects in Optical Fibers.- Optoelectronics.- Quantum Wells; Reduced Dimensionality.- Semiconductors; Solid-State Physics.- Coherent Phonons.- Superconductors.- Interfaces and Surfaces.- Electron or Proton Transfer and Solvation.- Chemical Dynamics.- Biology.- Index of contributors.