Encyclopedia of Physics Research (3 Volume Set)


Nancy B. Devins (Editor)
Jillian P. Ramos (Editor)

Series: Physics Research and Technology
BISAC: SCI055000

This book presents current research in the field of physics, with a particular focus on atomic molecular and optical physics, as well as cryogenics and photonic crystals. Topics discussed include pulse structuring in laser-light dynamics; excitation of atoms and ions by electron impact; Fiber Bragg Gratings and their applications as temperature and humidity sensors; liquid oxygen magnetohydrodynamics; cryogenic treatment and fatigue resistance; cryogenic grinding; fabrication and applications of polymer photonic crystals; physics of photonic crystal couplers and their applications and a photonic band gap for quasicrystal-related structures. (Imprint: Nova)



Table of Contents


Pulse Structuring in Laser-Light Dynamics: From Weak to Strong Sideband Analyses (I – The Integro-Differential “Maxwell-Bloch” System)
(Belkacem Meziane, Univ. d’ Artois, UCCS Artois, Lens cedex, France)

Pulse Structuring in Laser-Light Dynamics: From Weak to Strong Sideband Analyses (II – The Lorenz-Haken Model)
(Belkacem Meziane, Univ. d’ Artois, UCCS Artois, Lens cedex, France)

Rydberg Atoms, Molecules, Ionization, Radiation Trapping and Surface Physics in Laser Excited Dense Vapours of In and Ga Confined in Quartz Cells
(P. Bicchi, S. Barsanti, Dept. of Physics, Univ. of Siena, Siena, Italy)

Excitation of Atoms and Ions by Electron Impact
(S.S. Tayal, Dept. of Physics, Clark Atlanta Univ., Atlanta, GA)

Polarization Dependent Effects in Optical Waveguides Containing Bragg Grating Structures
(Ping Lu, Communications Research Centre Canada, Ottawa, Liang Chen, Dept. of Physics, Univ. of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada, Xiaoli Dai, Communications Research Centre Canada, Ottawa, Canada, Stephen J. Mihailov, Communications Research Centre Canada, Ottawa, Xiaoyi Bao, Dept. of Physics, Univ. of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada)

Fiber Bragg Gratings and their Applications as Temperature and Humidity Sensors
(Qiying Chen, Ping Lu, Dept. of Physics and Physical Oceanography, Memorial Univ. of Newfoundland, Newfoundland, Canada)

Time-Variant Signal Encryption by Dual Random Phase Encoding Setups Applied to Fiber Optic Links
(Christian Cuadrado-Laborde, Centro de Investigaciones Opticas (CONICET-CIC), Buenos Aires, Argentina)

Magnetism in Pure and Doped Manganese Clusters
(Mukul Kabir, Abhijit Mookerjee, D.G. Kanhere, S.N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, Salt Lake City, Kolkata, India, Dept. of Physics and Centre for Modeling and Simulation, Univ. of Pune, Pune, India)

Porous Silica for Solid-State Optical Devices
(Carlo M. Carbonaro, Francesca Clemente, Stefania Grandi, and Alberto Anedda, Dept. of Physics, University of Cagliari, Monserrato (Ca), Italy et al.)

Pump to Signal Relative Intensity Noise Transfer in Optical Amplifiers and Lasers
(Junhe Zhou, The State Key Laboratory on Fiber-Optic Local Area Communication Networks and Advanced Optical Communication Systems, Shanghai Jian Tong Univ., Shanghai, P.R. China)

Quantum Information Processing by Cavity QED under Dissipation
(M. Feng, State Key Laboratory of Magnetic Resonance and Atomic and Molecular Physics, Wuhan Institute of Physics and Mathematics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan, China)

Influence of Electron Bound Dynamics on High Harmonic Generation (High Harmonic Generation from Molecular Systems in Excited Electronic States)
(M. Kitzler, Photonics Institute, Vienna Univ. of Technology, Austria, J. Zanghellini, Institute of Chemistry, Univ. of Graz, Austria)

Universal Dynamical Decoherence Control of Multi-Partite Systems
(Goren Gordon, Dept. of Chemical Physics, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel)

Control of the Sonic Boom Generated by a Flying Vehicle by Means of a Cryogenic Impact on the Flow Process
(V.M. Fomin, V.F. Chirkashenko, A.M. Kharitonov, V.F. Volkov, Khristianovich Institute of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Siberian Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences, Novosibirsk, Russia)

Liquid Oxygen Magnetohydrodynamics
(J. C. Boulware, H. Ban, S. Jensen, S. Wassom, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Dept., Utah State University, Logan, Utah, USA)

Effect of Cryogenic Treatment on Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Light Weight Alloys
(Kaveh Meshinchi Asl, Mehdi Koneshloo, School of Materials Science and Engineering, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, USA, and others)

Cryogenic Treatment and Fatigue Resistance
(Paolo Baldissera and Cristiana Delprete, Politecnico di Torino, Corso Duca degli Abruzzi, 24 – 10129 Torino, Italy)

Application of Fiber Bragg Grating Sensors at Cryogenic Temperatures
(Ines Latka, Institute of Photonic Technology (IPHT), Albert-Einstein, Jena, Germany)

Cryogenic Grinding: Application for Structural Modification and Formulation Development of Drug Molecules
(Kunikazu Moribe, Kenjiou Higashi, Keiji Yamamoto, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chiba University, Yayoi-cho, Inage-ku, Chiba, Japan)

Improvements in Tolerance to Cryopreservation using Shoot-Tips of Chrysanthemum (Dendranthema grandiflorum Kitam.) from Genetically Modified Plants that Accumulate Trehalose
(Maria Teresa Gonzalez-Arnao, Jose O. Mascorro-Gallardo, Antelmo Osorio Saenz, Maria del Rocío Valle-Sandoval, Florent Engelmann, Universidad Veracruzana, Facultad de Ciencias Química, Orizaba, Estado de Veracruz, México, and others)

Cryogenics Vessels Thermal Profilng Using the Boubaker Polynomials Expansion Scheme Investigation
(Da Hong Zhang, South China University, Guangzhou, P.R. China)

Fabrication and Applications of Polymer Photonic Crystals
(Jingxia Wang, Yanlin Song, The Laboratory of New Materials, Key Laboratory of Organic Solids, Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences)

Achieving Complete Band Gaps Using Low Refractive Index Material
(Dahe Liu, Tianrui Zhai, Zhaona Wang, Key Laboratory of Nondestructive Test (Ministry of Education), Nanchang Hangkong University, Nachang, China, and others)

Photonic Crystals for Microwave Applications
(Yoshihiro Kokubo, Graduate School of Engineering, University of Hyogo, Himeji-shi, Hyogo, Japan)

Physics of Photonic Crystal Couplers and their Applications
(Chih-Hsien Huang, Forest Shih-Sen Chien, Wen-Feng Hsieh, Szu-Cheng Cheng, Department of Photonics & Institute of Electro-Optical Engineering, National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan, R.O.C., and others)

A Photonic Band Gap in Quasicrystal-Related Structures
(P. N. Dyachenko, Yu. V. Miklyaev, Image Processing Systems Institute RAS, Samara, Russia, and others)

Spectrum Engineering with One-Dimensional Photonic Crystal
(Anirudh Banerjee, Department of Electronics and Communication, Amity School of Engineering and Technology, Amity University, Uttar Pradesh, India)

Transmission through Kerr Media Barriers within Waveguides: Device Applications
(A.R. McGurn, Department of Physics, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan)

Influence of the solid-liquid adhesion on the self-assembling properties of colloidal particles
(Edina Rusen, Alexandra Mocanu, Bogdan Marculescu, Corina Andronescu, I.C. Stancu, A.Ioncea, I. Antoniac, University Politehnica Bucharest, Depart. of Polymer Science, Calea Victoriei no. 149, RO-71101, Bucharest, Romania, and others)

Optical Logic Gate Based in a Photonic Crystal
(A. Wirth L. Jr and A. S. B. Sombra, Laboratory of Telecommunications and Science of Materials LOCEM, Department of Physics, Federal University of Ceará (U.F.C.) – Fortaleza, Ceará, Brazil, and others)

Two-Dimensional Photonic Crystals with Glide-Plane Symmetry for Integrated Photonics Applications
(Adam Mock, Ling Lu, Central Michigan University, and others)

Nonlinear Photonic Crystals of Strontium Tetraborate
(A.S. Aleksandrovsky, A.M.Byunishev, A.I. Zaitsev; L.V. Kirenksy Institute of Physics SB RAS, Krasnoyarsk, Russia, and others)

Optical Properties of Self-Assembled Colloidal Photonic Crystals Doped with Citrate-Capped Gold Nanoparticles
(Marco Cucini, Marina Alloisio, Anna Demartini, Davide Comoretto, Dipartimento di Chimica e Chimica Industriale, Universita degli Studi di Genova, Genova, Italy)

Mathematical Representation of the Group Index in a Photonic Crystal
(M.A. Grado-Caffaro, M. Grado-Caffaro, Scientific Consultants, Madrid, Spain)


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