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Author Gillen, Glen D., 1972-

Title Light propagation in linear optical media / Glen D. Gillen and Katharina Gillen, Shekhar Guha
Published Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, [2014]
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Notes <P><STRONG>Electromagnetic Fields and Origin of Light<BR></STRONG>Introduction<BR>Electric Fields<BR>Magnetic Fields<BR>Electromagnetism<BR>Vector and Scalar Potentials<BR>Hertz Vector Potential<BR>Radiation from an Orbiting Charge<BR>Poynting Vector<BR>Radiation from a Classical Atom<BR>A Quantum Mechanical Interlude<BR>Units and Dimensions<BR><BR><B>Electromagnetic Waves in Linear Media<BR></B>Maxwell's Equations in Linear Media<BR>Electromagnetic Waves in Linear Source-Free Media<BR>Maxwell's Equations in Vacuum<BR>Plane Waves<BR>Polarization States of Light<BR>Spherical Waves<BR><B><BR>Light Propagation in Anisotropic Crystals<BR></B>Introduction<BR>Vectors Associated with Light Propagation<BR>Anisotropic Media<BR>Light Propagation in an Anisotropic Crystal<BR>Characteristics of the Slow and Fast Waves in a Biaxial Crystal<BR>Double Refraction and Optic Axes<BR>Propagation along the Principal Axes and Along the Principal Planes<BR>Uniaxial Crystals<BR>Propagation Equation in Presence of Walk-Off<BR><BR><B>Wave Propagation across the Interface of Two Homogeneous Media<BR></B>Reflection and Refraction at a Planar Interface<BR>Fresnel Reflection and Transmission Coefficients<BR>Reflection and Refraction at an Interface Not Normal to a Cartesian Axis<BR><BR><B>Light Propagation in a Dielectric Waveguide<BR></B>Conditions for Guided Waves<BR>Field Amplitudes for Guided Waves<BR><BR><B>Paraxial Propagation of Gaussian Beams<BR></B>Introduction<BR>TEM<SUB>00</SUB> Gaussian Beam Propagation and Parameters<BR>ABCD Matrix Treatment of Gaussian Beam Propagation<BR>Higher-Order Gaussian Beams<BR>Azimuthal and Radial Polarization<BR>M<SUP>2</SUP> Parameter<BR><BR><B>Scalar and Vector Diffraction Theories<BR></B>Scalar Diffraction Theories<BR>Comparison of Scalar Diffraction Model Calculations<BR>Verification of Snell's Laws Using Diffraction<BR>Vector Diffraction Theories<BR>Hertz Vector Diffraction Theory (HVDT)<BR>Kirchhoff Vector Diffraction Theory (KVDT)<BR>Analytical On-Axis Expressions and Calculations<BR>Power Transmission Function<BR><BR><B>Calculations for Plane Waves Incident Upon Various Apertures<BR></B>Beam Distributions in the Aperture Plane, Circular Aperture<BR>Beam Distributions beyond the Aperture Plane for a Circular Aperture<BR>The Longitudinal Component of the Electric Field, Ez<BR>Beam Distributions in the Aperture Plane, Elliptical Aperture<BR>Beam Distributions beyond the Aperture Plane for a Elliptical Aperture<BR>Beam Distributions in the Aperture Plane for a Square Aperture<BR>Beam Distributions beyond the Aperture Plane for a Square Aperture<BR><BR><B>Vector Diffraction across a Curved Interface<BR></B>Introduction<BR>Theoretical Setup, Case 1 vs. Case 2<BR>Vector Diffraction Theory at a Spherical Surface, Case 1<BR>Normalization and Simplification, Case 1<BR>Calculation of Electromagnetic Fields and Poynting Vectors, Case 1<BR>Summary, Case 1<BR>Introduction, Case 2<BR>Theoretical Setup, Case 2<BR>Theory, Case 2<BR>Normal Incidence Calculations, Case 2<BR>Spherical Aberration, Case 2<BR>Off-Axis Focusing and Coma, Case 2<BR><BR><B>Diffraction of Gaussian Beams<BR></B>Gaussian Hertz Vector Diffraction Theory, GHVDT<BR>Validation of GHVDT<BR>Calculations of Clipped Gaussian Beams Using GHVDT<BR>Longitudinal Field Component in the Unperturbed Paraxial Approximation<BR>Gaussian Beam Propagation Using Luneberg's Vector Diffraction Theory<BR>Analytical Model for Clipped Gaussian Beams<BR>Calculations and Measurements for Clipped Gaussian Beams<BR><BR><B>Trapping Cold Atoms with Laser Light<BR></B>Introduction to Trapping Atoms Using Light Fields<BR>Optical Dipole Trapping Potential Energy<BR>Diffracted Light Just beyond a Circular Aperture<BR>Projection of Diffraction Patterns<BR>Polarization-Dependent Atomic Dipole Traps<BR><BR><B>Appendix: Complex Phase Notation, Engineer's vs. Physicist's<BR></B>Sinusoidal Waves<BR>Complex Notation Using Euler's Formulas<BR>Engineer's vs. Physicist's Notation<BR>Use of Engineer's and Physicist's Complex Notation in This Book<BR>Some Commonly Used Electrodynamics and Optics Books</P>
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Electromagnetic waves.
Light -- Transmission.
Form Electronic book
Author Gillen, Katharina, 1977-
Guha, Shekhar.
ISBN 1482210959 (electronic bk.)
9781482210958 (electronic bk.)
(hardcover ;) (alk. paper)
(hardcover ;) (alk. paper)