Providing a gentle introduction to the principles of the subject, this textbook is ideal for graduate students starting their research in this exciting area. More advanced topics are confined to specialist chapters so that readers can focus on basic principles before tackling these more difficult aspects of the subject.
About the Author
Geoffrey New is Professor of Nonlinear Optics in the Quantum Optics and Laser Science Group in the Blackett Laboratory, Imperial College London. A highly-regarded laser physicist and a Fellow of the Optical Society of America, he has spent nearly half a century researching nonlinear optics and laser physics.