22. Optical Properties of Insulators

  1. Michael P. Marder

Published Online: 30 NOV 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470949955.ch22

Condensed Matter Physics, Second Edition

Condensed Matter Physics, Second Edition

How to Cite

Marder, M. P. (2010) Optical Properties of Insulators, in Condensed Matter Physics, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470949955.ch22

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 NOV 2010
  2. Published Print: 25 OCT 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470617984

Online ISBN: 9780470949955

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Keywords:

  • ionic crystals;
  • ferroelectrics;
  • Berry phase theory;
  • Clausius-Mossotti relation;
  • Franck-Condon effect

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Polarization

  • Optical Modes in Ionic Crystals

  • Point Defects and Color Centers

  • Problems