Chapter 3. Fundamentals of Laser Interaction

  1. PD Dr. Alexander Horn

Published Online: 12 OCT 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9783527627929.ch3

Ultra-Fast Material Metrology

Ultra-Fast Material Metrology

How to Cite

Horn, A. (2009) Fundamentals of Laser Interaction, in Ultra-Fast Material Metrology, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527627929.ch3

Author Information

  1. Kassel University, Institute of Physics, 34132 Kassel, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 OCT 2009
  2. Published Print: 9 SEP 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527408870

Online ISBN: 9783527627929

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Keywords:

  • linear optics;
  • non-linear polarization;
  • spectral broadening;
  • energy transfer;
  • Plasma dynamics;
  • inverse Bremsstrahlung

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Linear to Non-linear Optics

  • High-Power Photon–Matter Interaction

  • Matching of Plasma Dynamics on Ultra-fast Time-Scale