Ultrashort laser pulse phenomena fundamentals, techniques, and applications on a femtosecond time scale

Ultrashort Laser Pulse Phenomena serves as an introduction to the phenomena of ultrashort laser pulses and describes how this technology can be applied in areas such as spectroscopy, medical imaging, electromagnetism, optics, and quantum physics. Combining the principles with experimental techniques...

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Main Author: Diels, Jean-Claude
Other Authors: Rudolph, Wolfgang
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Burlington, MA Academic Press 2006, c2006
Edition:2nd ed
Series:Optics and photonics
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Collection: Elsevier ScienceDirect eBooks - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Ultrashort Laser Pulse Phenomena serves as an introduction to the phenomena of ultrashort laser pulses and describes how this technology can be applied in areas such as spectroscopy, medical imaging, electromagnetism, optics, and quantum physics. Combining the principles with experimental techniques, the book serves as a guide to designing and constructing femtosecond systems. The second edition has updated and expanded its content, and includes more examples of ultrashort sources and a more comprehensive fundamentals chapter. Diagnostic techniques and applications involving sensors, mode-locked lasers, and imaging have been fully revised to include current technologies. Written in a tutorial style, this book is suitable for senior undergraduate and graduate students as well as engineers and scientists working in the areas of optics, spectroscopy, optical imaging, photochemistry, and ultrafast science and engineering. *Provides an easy to follow guide through "faster than electronics" probing and detection methods *THE manual on designing and constructing femtosecond systems and experiments *Discusses essential technology for applications in micro-machining, femtochemistry, and medical imaging
Item Description:Previous ed.: 1996
Physical Description:online resource (xxi, 652 p.) ill
ISBN:9780122154935
0122154932
0080466400
9780080466408