[OPTICAL REVIEW Vol. 4, No. 4 (1997) 433-441]

Complex Analysis in Dispersion Theory

Kai-Erik PEIPONEN,1 Erik M. VARTIAINEN2 and Toshimitsu ASAKURA3,*

1Väisälä Laboratory, Department of Physics, University of Joensuu, P.O. Box 111, Finland, 2Department of Physics, Lappeenranta University of Technology, P.O. Box 20, Fin-53851, Finland, 3Research Institute for Electronic Science, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, 060 Japan

(Received April 18, 1997; Accepted May 19, 1997)

Dispersion theory of linear and nonlinear susceptibilities are considered with the aid of complex analysis.

Key words : dispersion theory, optical spectroscopy, complex analysis, linear optics, nonlinear optics

*asakura@hikari.hokudai.ac.jp   asakura@eli.hokkai-s-u.ac.jp