Ultrafast spectroscopy : quantum information and wavepackets
Başlık
Ultrafast spectroscopy : quantum information and wavepackets

Dil
English

ISBN
9780750310628

Yazar
Yuen-Zhou, Joel, author.

Yayın Bilgileri
Bristol [England] (Temple Circus, Temple Way, Bristol BS1 6HG, UK) : IOP Publishing, [2014]

Fiziksel Tanımlama
1 online resource (various pagings) : illustrations.

Genel Not
"Version: 20140801"--Title page verso.

İçerik
The authors -- Glossary of common terms -- Introduction --
 
The process matrix and how to determine it : quantum process tomography --
 
Model systems and energy scales
 
Interaction of light pulses with ensembles of chromophores : polarization gratings -- Laser-induced polarization gratings -- Induced linear and nonlinear polarization in an ideal coupled dimer -- Measuring the signal : connecting induced polarization to experimental results
 
Interaction of light pulses with ensembles of chromophores : wavepackets -- Linear absorption spectroscopy -- Pump-probe (PP0) spectroscopy
 
Putting it all together : quantum process tomography and pump-probe spectroscopies -- Broadband PP0 spectra in terms of the process matrix -- Performing QPT using PP0 data
 
Computational methods for spectroscopy simulations -- Propagation of wavefunctions -- Numerical simulation of frequency-resolved linear absorption -- Numerical simulation of frequency-integrated linear and nonlinear spectra -- Extensions : boundary conditions and relaxation dynamics
 
Conclusions -- Appendices -- A. Mathematical description of a short pulse of light -- B. Validity of time-dependent perturbation theory in the treatment of light-matter interaction -- C. Many-molecule quantum states of an ensemble of chromophores interacting with coherent light -- D. Frequency-resolved spectroscopy -- E. Two-dimensional spectroscopy -- F. Isotropic averaging of signals

Özet
"The applications of nonlinear ultrafast spectroscopy are numerous and widespread and it is an established and indispensable technique for revealing ultrafast processes in modern material, chemical and biochemical research. Unfortunately it is also a topic that can be daunting to those meeting it for the first time. Assuming just an understanding of quantum mechanics and statistical mechanics and making use of many worked examples and accompanied by MATLAB codes for numerical simulations of spectra, this book delivers a practical and intuitive introduction to the subject for advanced students and researchers. It will also be useful for practitioners, who are already familiar with the subject, but who want to develop a more conceptual understanding. In this clear text, experienced practitioners present a simple and conceptually intuitive overview of ultrafast nonlinear spectroscopy using the formalism of quantum processes and wavepacket dynamics. Using this unified framework the authors provide the reader with simple analytical models, examples and concepts to understand the workings of nonlinear spectroscopy through a pedagogical and physically intuitive approach. The core of the book is the section on pump-probe spectroscopy as on understanding its mathematical description, more complex and multidimensional spectroscopies become easily understood derivatives. Readers, once familiar with the material in this text, will be fully equipped with the tools to devise and undertake well-reasoned spectroscopic experiments."

Reading Level
Graduate students and researchers in chemical physics, physics and chemistry.

Konu Başlığı
Spectrum analysis.
 
Chemical physics.
 
SCIENCE / Spectroscopy & Spectrum Analysis.

Ek Yazar
Krich, Jacob J.,
 
Kassal, Ivan,
 
Johnson, Allan S.,
 
Aspuru-Guzik, Alán,

Ek Kurum Yazarı
Institute of Physics (Great Britain),

Elektronik Erişim
http://iopscience.iop.org/book/978-0-750-31062-8


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