Following a semi-quantitative approach, this book presents asummary of the basic concepts, with examples and applications, andreviews recent developments in the study of optical properties ofcondensed matter systems.
- Covers basic knowledge as well as application topics
- Includes theory, experimental techniques and current anddeveloping applications
- Timely and useful contribution to the literature
- Written by internationally respected contributors working inphysics and electrical engineering departments and governmentlaboratories