2. Radiation–Matter Interaction in the Two-Level System

  1. Prof. Guglielmo Lanzani

Published Online: 9 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9783527645138.ch2

The Photophysics behind Photovoltaics and Photonics

The Photophysics behind Photovoltaics and Photonics

How to Cite

Lanzani, G. (2012) Radiation–Matter Interaction in the Two-Level System, in The Photophysics behind Photovoltaics and Photonics, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527645138.ch2

Author Information

  1. IFN - Dip. di Fisica, Politecnico di Milano, Milano, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 14 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527410545

Online ISBN: 9783527645138

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Keywords:

  • radiation-matter interaction;
  • absorption;
  • nonlinear absorption;
  • photoconductivity;
  • FC integral

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Generality on Radiation–Matter Interaction

  • Synopsis on the Two-Level Model

  • Absorption

  • Nonlinear Absorption

  • Adiabatic Approximation

  • Franck–Condon Principle

  • Beyond Condon Approximation

  • Appendix 2.A: Two Level Density Matrix

  • Appendix 2.B: Perturbation Theory Quick Guide

  • References