Optical Properties of Solids

  title={Optical Properties of Solids},
  author={Mark Fox},
  • M. Fox
  • Published 17 January 2002
  • Physics
Preface 1. Introduction 2. Classical propagation 3. Interband absorption 4. Excitons 5. Luminescence 6. Semiconductor quantum wells 7. Free electrons 8. Molecular materials 9. Luminescence centres 10. Phonons 11. Nonlinear optics Appendix A: Electromagnetism in dielectrics Appendix B: Quantum theory of radiative absorption and emission Appendix C: Band theory Appendix D: Semiconductor p-i-n diodes 

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