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Author Hawkes, John.

Title Lasers : theory and practice / John Hawkes, Ian Latimer.

Published New York : Prentice Hall, [1995]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM ERC  621.366 HAWK    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiv, 520 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Prentice-Hall international series in optoelectronics.
Prentice-Hall international series in optoelectronics.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Energy levels in atoms and molecules -- 2. Light and its properties -- 3. Interaction of light with matter -- 4. Gaussian beams -- 5. Resonant optical cavities -- 6. Laser oscillation -- 7. Laser excitation and systems -- 8. Transient effects --Appendix 1: Quantum mechanics -- Appendix 2: Spherical harmonics -- Appendix 3: Propagation in planar dielectric waveguides -- Appendix 4: The Wiener-Khintchine theorem -- Appendix 5: The condition for direct optical transitions between conduction bands and valence bands -- Appendix 6: Error signal using third harmonic of frequency-modulated signal --Appendix 7: Optical heterodyne detection -- Appendix 8: Laser safety -- Appendix 9: Physical constants and properties of some common semiconductors at room temperature.
Other author Latimer, Ian.
Subject Lasers.
ISBN 0135214939