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Introductory remarks
General books and monographs
The interaction of radiation with matter
2.1 Maxwell’s equations for time-varying fields
2.1.1 Solution of Maxwell’s equations in a vacuum
2.1.2 Wave equations in free space
2.2 Propagation of electromagnetic waves in the medium
2.2.1 Definitions of material parameters
2.2.2 Maxwell’s equations in the presence of matter
2.2.3 Wave equations in the medium
2.3 Optical constants
2.3.1 Refractive index
2.3.2 Impedance
2.4 Changes of electromagnetic radiation at the interface
2.4.1 Fresnel’s formulas for reflection and transmission
2.4.2 Reflectivity and transmissivity by normal incidence
2.4.3 Reflectivity and transmissivity for oblique incidence
2.4.4 Surface impedance
2.4.5 Relationship between the surface impedance and the reflectivity
Further reading
General properties of the optical constants
3.1 Longitudinal and transverse responses
3.1.1 General considerations
3.1.2 Material parameters
3.1.3 Response to longitudinal fields
3.1.4 Response to transverse fields
3.1.5 The anisotropic medium: dielectric tensor
3.2 Kramers–Kronig relations and sum rules
3.2.1 Kramers–Kronig relations
3.2.2 Sum rules
The medium: correlation and response functions
4.1 Current–current correlation functions and conductivity
4.1.1 Transverse conductivity: the response to the vector potential
4.1.2 Longitudinal conductivity: the response to the scalar field
4.2 The semiclassical approach
4.3 Response function formalism and conductivity
4.3.1 Longitudinal response: the Lindhard function
4.3.2 Response function for the transverse conductivity
5.1 The Drude and the Sommerfeld models
5.1.1 The relaxation time approximation
5.1.2 Optical properties of the Drude model
5.1.3 Derivation of the Drude expression from the Kubo formula
5.2 Boltzmann’s transport theory
5.2.1 Liouville’s theorem and the Boltzmann equation
5.2.2 The q=0 limit
5.2.3 Small q limit
5.2.4 The Chambers formula
5.2.5 Anomalous skin effect
5.3 Transverse response for arbitrary q values
5.4 Longitudinal response
5.4.1 Thomas–Fermi approximation: the static limit for q < kF
5.4.2 Solution of the Boltzmann equation: the small q limit
5.4.3 Response functions for arbitrary q values
5.4.4 Single-particle and collective excitations
5.5 Summary of the ω dependent and q dependent response
6.1 The Lorentz model
6.1.1 Electronic transitions
6.1.2 Optical properties of the Lorentz model
6.2 Direct transitions
6.2.1 General considerations on energy bands
6.2.2 Transition rate and energy absorption for direct transitions
6.3 Band structure effects and van Hove singularities
6.3.1 The dielectric constant below the bandgap
6.3.2 Absorption near to the band edge
6.5.2 Impurity states in semiconductors
6.6 The response for large ω and large q
Broken symmetry states of metals
7.1 Superconducting and density wave states
7.2 The response of the condensates
7.2.1 London equations
7.2.2 Equation of motion for incommensurate density waves
7.3 Coherence factors and transition probabilities
7.3.1 Coherence factors
7.3.2 Transition probabilities
7.4 The electrodynamics of the superconducting state
7.4.1 Clean and dirty limit superconductors, and the spectral weight
7.4.2 The electrodynamics for q =0
7.5 The electrodynamics of density waves
7.5.2 Spin density waves
7.5.3 Clean and dirty density waves and the spectral weight
Techniques: general considerations
8.1 Energy scales
8.2 Response to be explored
8.3 Sources
8.4 Detectors
8.5 Overview of relevant techniques
Propagation and scattering of electromagnetic waves
9.1 Propagation of electromagnetic radiation
9.1.1 Circuit representation
9.1.2 Electromagnetic waves
9.1.3 Transmission line structures
9.2 Scattering at boundaries
9.2.1 Single bounce
9.2.2 Two interfaces
9.3 Resonant structures
9.3.1 Circuit representation
9.3.2 Resonant structure characteristics
9.3.3 Perturbation of resonant structures
Spectroscopic principles
10.2.2 Methods
10.3 Fourier transform spectroscopy
10.3.1 Analysis
10.3.2 Methods
Measurement configurations
11.1 Single-path methods
11.1.1 Radio frequency methods
11.1.2 Methods using transmission lines and waveguides
11.1.3 Free space: optical methods
11.1.4 Ellipsometry
11.2 Interferometric techniques
11.2.1 Radio frequency bridge methods
11.2.2 Transmission line bridge methods
11.2.3 Mach–Zehnder interferometer
11.3 Resonant techniques
11.3.1 Resonant circuits of discrete elements
11.3.2 Microstrip and stripline resonators
11.3.3 Enclosed cavities
11.3.4 Open resonators
12.1 Simple metals
12.1.1 Comparison with the Drude–Sommerfeld model
12.1.2 The anomalous skin effect
12.1.3 Band structure and anisotropy effects
12.2 Effects of interactions and disorder
12.2.1 Impurity effects
12.2.2 Electron–phonon and electron–electron interactions
12.2.3 Strongly disordered metals
13.1 Band semiconductors
13.1.1 Single-particle direct transitions
13.1.2 Forbidden and indirect transitions
13.1.3 Excitons
13.2 Effects of interactions and disorder
13.2.1 Optical response of impurity states of semiconductors
13.2.2 Electron–phonon and electron–electron interactions
13.2.3 Amorphous semiconductors
14.1 Superconductors
14.1.1 BCS superconductors
14.1.2 Non-BCS superconductors
14.2 Density waves
14.2.1 The collective mode
14.2.2 Single-particle excitations
14.2.3 Frequency and electric field dependent transport
Fourier and Laplace transformations
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36473612 Electrodynamics of Solids Dressel Gruner

36473612 Electrodynamics of Solids Dressel Gruner

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