3. Interaction of Light with Matter – The Optical Material Function

  1. Dr. Michael Quinten

Published Online: 31 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9783527633135.ch3

Optical Properties of Nanoparticle Systems: Mie and beyond

Optical Properties of Nanoparticle Systems: Mie and beyond

How to Cite

Quinten, M. (2011) Interaction of Light with Matter – The Optical Material Function, in Optical Properties of Nanoparticle Systems: Mie and beyond, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527633135.ch3

Author Information

  1. Mauritiusstr. 7, 52457 Aldenhoven, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 JAN 2011
  2. Published Print: 14 JAN 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527410439

Online ISBN: 9783527633135

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Keywords:

  • light–matter interaction;
  • harmonic oscillator model;
  • Drude dielectric function;
  • Hubbard dielectric function;
  • Tauc–Lorentz model;
  • OJL model;
  • Kramers–Kronig relations

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Classical Description

  • Quantum Mechanical Concepts

  • Tauc–Lorentz and OJL Models

  • Kramers–Kronig Relations and Penetration Depth