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Published: 25 March 2010

416 Pages | 180 line illustrations


ISBN: 9780199573370

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Optical Properties of Solids

Second Edition

Mark Fox

Oxford Master Series in Physics

  • Solutions manual available on request from the publisher's website.
  • Up-to-date coverage of modern topics in solid state physics
  • Wide range of materials covered
  • Inclusion of important new topics compared to the first edition
  • Clear tutorial style with worked examples, exercises, and solutions
  • Well illustrated with recent experimental data

New to this Edition:

  • Important new topics have been added, including: · Optical control of spin · Quantum dots · Plasmonics · Negative refraction · Carbon nanostructures (graphene, nanotubes and fullerenes) · NV centres in diamond
  • All chapters have been updated and improved