Light Scattering Near Phase Transitions, Volume 5

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Herman Z. Cummins, A. P. Levani͡uk
North-Holland Publishing Company, 1983 - Science - 666 pages
Since the development of the laser in the early 1960's, light scattering has played an increasingly crucial role in the investigation of many types of phase transitions and the published work in this field is now widely dispersed in a large number of books and journals. A comprehensive overview of contemporary theoretical and experimental research in this field is presented here. The reviews are written by authors who have actively contributed to the developments that have taken place in both Eastern and Western countries.

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Light scattering by crystals general relations
41
Integral intensity of light scattering
50
Spectral density of scattered light
69
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About the authors Samuel J. Williamson is presently a professor of physics at New York University. He was awarded his Sc.D. degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1965 and has done extensive research in low temperature physics, particularly magnetism and super conductivity and neuromagnetism--the study of the magnetic field of the human brain. Herman Z. Cummins is a Distinguished Professor of Physics at City College of New York, Cuny. He received his Ph.D. from Columbia University in 1963 and has done research work in optics, solid state physics, and biophysics.

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