Optical Properties of Solids over a Wide Frequency Range

  • Mildred Dresselhaus
  • Gene Dresselhaus
  • Stephen B. CroninEmail author
  • Antonio Gomes Souza Filho
Part of the Graduate Texts in Physics book series (GTP)


In this chapter we discuss the optical properties of solids over a wide frequency range.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mildred Dresselhaus
    • 1
  • Gene Dresselhaus
    • 2
  • Stephen B. Cronin
    • 3
    Email author
  • Antonio Gomes Souza Filho
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of PhysicsMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridgeUSA
  2. 2.Francis Bitter Magnet LaboratoryMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridgeUSA
  3. 3.University Park CampusUniversity of Southern CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA
  4. 4.Departamento de FísicaUniversidade Federal do CearáFortalezaBrazil

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