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Title Introduction to complex mediums for optics and electromagnetics [electronic resource] / editors, Werner S. Wieglhofer [sic], Akhlesh Lakhtakia.

Published Bellingham, Wash. (1000 20th St. Bellingham WA 98225-6705 USA) : SPIE, c2003.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xxxiii, 757 p. : ill., ports.) : digital file.
Series SPIE Press monograph ; PM123
SPIE Press monograph ; PM123.
Notes "SPIE digital library."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Separating field and constitutive equations in electromagnetic theory / Evert J. Post -- Constitutive characterization of simple and complex mediums / Werner S. Weiglhofer -- Isotropic chiral materials / Craig F. Bohren -- Point group symmetries / Daniel B. Litvin -- Nonlinear optics using semiconductor quantum wells / John M. Arnold -- Organic thin-film photorefractive materials / Partha P. Banerjee -- Optical energy harvesting materials / David L. Andrews -- Magnetoelectric effects in insulating magnetic materials / Hans Schmid -- Magneto-optics : a critical review / Allan D. Boardman and Ming Xie -- Static and dynamic magnetoelasticity / Graeme Dewar -- Frequency shifts induced by a time-varying magnetoplasma medium / Dikshitulu K. Kalluri -- Magnetoimpedance in multilayered films for miniature magnetic sensors / Larissa V. Panina and Dmitriy P. Makhnovskiy -- Metamaterials : an introduction / Rodger M. Walser -- Homogenization of linear and nonlinear complex composite materials / Tom G. Mackay -- Negative phase-velocity mediums / Akhlesh Lakhtakia, Martin W. McCall and Werner S. Weiglhofer -- Scattering theory of photonic crystals / Didier Felbacq and Frédéric Zolla -- Optical properties of metal-dielectric films / Andrey K. Sarychev and Vladimir M. Shalaev.
Nanostructured thin films / Geoff B. Smith -- The past, the present, and the future of culptured thin films / Akhlesh Lakhtakia and Russell Messier -- Towards optoelectronic applications of chiral sculptured thin films / Martin W. McCall -- Electromagnetics of carbon nanotubes / Sergey A. Maksimenko and Gregory Ya. Slepyan -- Randomness in complex materials / H. John Caulfield, Donald O. Henderson, and Mikhail A. Noginov -- Nonlinear spatial structures / William J. Firth and John M. McSloy -- Statistical approaches to scattering / Walid Tabbara, Véronique Rannou, and Stefano Salio -- Elastic orthonormal beams and localized fields / George N. Borzdov -- Polarimeter for anisotropic optically active materials / Toru Asahi and Jinzo Kobayashi -- Generalized ellipsometry / Mathias Schubert -- Professor Werner S. Weiglhofer (1962-2003) / David R. Fearn -- Personal memories of Werner S. Weiglhofer / Tom G. Mackay -- Werner S. Weiglhofer : a personal tribute / Edward Spence -- Memories of Werner S. Weiglhofer / Martin W. McCall -- My Friend Werner / Akhlesh Lakhtakia -- Published scientific works of Werner S. Weiglhofer -- Tom G. Mackay -- Index.
Restrictions Restricted to subscribers or individual electronic text purchasers.
Summary Complex-mediums electromagnetics (CME) describes the study of electromagnetic fields in materials with complicated response properties. This truly multidisciplinary field commands the attentions of scientists from physics and optics to electrical and electronic engineering, from chemistry to materials science, to applied mathematics, biophysics, and nanotechnology. This book is a collection of essays to explain complex mediums for optical and electromagnetic applications. All contributors were requested to write with two aims: first, to educate; second, to provide a state-of-the-art review of a particular subtopic. The vast scope of CME exemplified by the actual materials covered in the essays should provide a plethora of opportunities to the novice and the initiated alike.
Other formats Also available in print version.
System notes Mode of access: World Wide Web.
System requirements: Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Other author Weiglhofer, Werner S.
Lakhtakia, A. (Akhlesh), 1957-
Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers.
Subject Optical materials.
Electromagnetism -- Materials.
Nanostructured materials.
Composite materials.
Complex media
Optical materials
Dielectric films
Carbon nanotubes
Nonlinear optics
ISBN 9780819480408 (electronic)
9780819449474 (print)
Standard Number 10.1117/3.504610