Optical Effects in Solids

Author:   David B. Tanner (University of Florida)
Publisher:   Cambridge University Press
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9781107160149


Pages:   410
Publication Date:   02 May 2019
Format:   Hardback
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Author:   David B. Tanner (University of Florida)
Publisher:   Cambridge University Press
Imprint:   Cambridge University Press
Dimensions:   Width: 19.20cm , Height: 2.40cm , Length: 25.30cm
Weight:   1.010kg
ISBN:  

9781107160149


ISBN 10:   1107160146
Pages:   410
Publication Date:   02 May 2019
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Professional & Vocational
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
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Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. Maxwell's equations and plane waves in matter; 3. The complex dielectric function and refractive index; 4. Classical theories for the dielectric function; 5. Phonons; 6. A look at real solids; 7. Transmission and reflection; 8. Free-electron metals; 9. Optical excitations: quantum mechanics; 10. Kramers-Kronig relations and sum rules; 11. Superconductors; 12. Semiconductors and insulators; 13. Strongly interacting solids; 14. Nonlocal effects; 15. Anisotropic crystals; 16. Magneto-optics; 17. Inhomogeneous materials; Appendices; References; Index.

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David B. Tanner is Distinguished Professor of Physics at the University of Florida. His research focuses on condensed matter and particle astrophysics. He has previously served as Department Chair and Chair of the Division of Condensed Matter Physics for American Physical Society (APS). In 2016, he received the APS Frank Isakson Prize for Optical Effects in Solids and, in the same year, shared a Special Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics for the discovery of gravitational waves.

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