Best Reference Books – Nonlinear Optics

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Nonlinear Optics subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Nonlinear Optics along with reviews.

Kindly note that we have put a lot of effort into researching the best books on Nonlinear Optics subject and came out with a recommended list of top 10 best books. The table below contains the Name of these best books, their authors, publishers and an unbiased review of books on "Nonlinear Optics" as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase these books. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases, but this does not impact our reviews, comparisons, and listing of these top books; the table serves as a ready reckoner list of these best books.

1. “Lasers and Non-Linear Optics” by B B Laud

“Lasers and Non-Linear Optics” Book Review: This book serves the advanced undergraduate and graduate students interested in lasers. It covers the wide area joining laser physics and non-linear optics. This book presents a concise account of basic physics on which the operation of lasers depends. It includes quantum mechanical treatment of the interaction of radiation with an atom. It also covers some important optical processes. This book discusses the way, by stages, for the formal development of lasers.

2. “Nonlinear Optics” by Boyd

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“Nonlinear Optics” Book Review: This book presents the interaction of intense laser light with matter. It conforms to the standard SI system of units. This book covers collectively updated material on the latest developments in the field. It provides an introduction to the entire field of optical physics. This book focuses specifically on the area of nonlinear optics. It includes the electromagnetic origin of optical phenomena, the quantum mechanical description of the optical properties of matter. This book also discusses the role of spatial symmetries in determining the optical response, causality and Kramers Kronig relations.

3. “An Introduction to Nonlinear Optics” by George C Baldwin
4. “Nonlinear Fiber Optics” by Agarwal
5. “Introduction to Nonlinear Optics South Asian Edition” by New G

“Introduction to Nonlinear Optics South Asian Edition” Book Review: This book serves as a textbook for graduate students starting their research in this area. The book provides a thorough analysis of second harmonic generation and related second-order processes. It discusses the nonlinear optics of short optical pulses and sound effects. These effects include electromagnetically-induced transparency. The book, at the end, presents a simplified treatment of high harmonic generation. This book also covers advanced topics like the linear and nonlinear optics of crystals, the tensor nature of the nonlinear coefficients and their quantum mechanical representation, etc.

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6. “Nonlinear Optics of Photonic Crystals and Meta-Materials (Iop Concise Physics)” by Arthur R McGurn

“Nonlinear Optics of Photonic Crystals and Meta-Materials (Iop Concise Physics)” Book Review: This book provides a brief introduction to the ideas and phenomena that occur in the nonlinear optics of photonic crystals. These are demonstrated inside the context of simple models. These models provide an understanding of the physical phenomena that are important in these two rapidly developing areas of nano-photonic technology. It discusses some of the basic principles of linear and nonlinear optical nano-systems. This book focuses on engineered optical systems that have been of recent interest in physics. And also in engineering, and applied mathematics for their opto-electronic applications. It also includes photonic crystals and meta-materials.

7. “Essentials of Nonlinear Optics (Ane/Athena Books)” by Y V G S Murti and C Vijayan

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“Essentials of Nonlinear Optics (Ane/Athena Books)” Book Review: This book serves as a textbook for the bachelor students. It also serves the requirements of masters courses. It acts as a guide for nonlinear optics to students of science. It also acts as a textbook for the engineering students regarding nonlinear optics. This book has emerged from an aim to provide the requirement of presenting the subject at college level. On the basis of this book, one-semester course covering the essentials can effectively be designed.

8. “Fundamentals of Nonlinear Optics, Second Edition” by Peter E Powers and Joseph W Haus

“Fundamentals of Nonlinear Optics, Second Edition” Book Review: This book provides quantum nonlinear optics. It presents a detailed treatment of parametric optical processes. This book covers birefringence, tolerances and beam optimization. It helps us to design and build high conversion efficiency devices. This book discusses the treatment of numerical methods to solving sets of complex nonlinear equations. It also includes several problems in each chapter.

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9. “Susceptibility Tensors for Nonlinear Optics (Series in Optics and Optoelectronics)” by S V Popov and Y P Svirko

“Susceptibility Tensors for Nonlinear Optics (Series in Optics and Optoelectronics)” Book Review: This book serves the requirements of scientists working in solid state physics. It also acts as a guide for crystallography, acoustics, and materials engineering. It provides an elaborated introduction to the concept of optical susceptibilities of crystalline media. This book includes useful tables of third-, fourth-, and fifth-rank susceptibility tensors for major nonlinear optical effects. It is an entirely original TURBO RANK software package. This book allows the calculation of the symmetry of material tensors up to seventh rank. These effectively replace conventional reference tables of high rank tensors.

10. “Theoretical Problems In Cavity Nonlinear Optics (cambridge Studies In Modern Optics)” by Paul Mandel
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