Recent advances in the interaction of radiation with matter in ordered molecular solids

  • G. Nouchi
  • Ph. Kottis
II. Theoretical Approaches for Ordered Systems
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 113)


We give below a formal, through elementary account of the principal phenomena observed recently in aromatic, molecular, ordered systems, where the electron concept is generalised by delocalisation of the excitation over the whole system, which is polarised by the radiation field, with formation of. polariton states prospects for new calculations are suggested.


Electronic Excited State Molecular Crystal Vibrational Excitation Collective Excitation Exciton Band 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Nouchi
    • 1
  • Ph. Kottis
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire d'Optique MoléculaireUniversité de BORDEAUX I 351Talence CedexFrance

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