These links are organized as: subject matter related, professional (journals, databases and societies), and selected research groups.

Tutorials prepared by our group

Educational links

General optics and laser physics

Rick Trebino's courses on Optics and Ultrafast Optics given at Georgia Tech University (
Encyclopedia of physics including optics developed at Georgia State University (
Very basic optics including fiber optics, also has basics of electronics, semiconductor devices, etc. (
Brief descriptions of various topics in optics and other fields from Wolfram Research (
Short encyclopedia of laser physics and technology from RP Photonics Consulting (

Solid state physics and electronic properties of materials

Lecture notes in PDF format on electronic properties of materials from MIT (This link is too long to display conveniently. To see it, hover the mouse over the link and your browser should display the http address of the page, usually in the bottom bar of the window.)
A lot of info on semiconductor physics from the University of Essex, but you must be able to de-couple from multiple images of Britney Spears throughout the site – no kidding (
A collection of solid state physics-related topics with animations (plug-in required!) (
A very useful set of links on electronics, semiconductor physics, graduate student survival skills, etc. from California Polytechnic University (
Electronic book on semiconductor physics from the University of Colorado (
All-you-want-to-know about superconductors (
Glossary of superconductors-related terms (

Organic electronics and photonics

PhD thesis in PDF format devoted to photoconductivity in organic semiconductors from Leiden University (

Ultrafast spectroscopy

Rick Trebino's courses on Optics and Ultrafast Optics given at Georgia Tech University (
Trends in ultrafast spectroscopy – presentation in a PDF format from Stockholm University (

Fluorescence spectroscopy and microscopy

A time-correlated-single-photon-counting (TCSPC) primer from Boston Electronics, Inc. (
A TCSPC primer in PDF format from Becker&Hickl ('TCSPC')
A fluorescence microscopy primer from Olympus, Inc. – look for info on other types of microscopy on this site as well (

Professional links


AIP journals such as Appl. Phys. Lett., J. Appl. Phys., J. Chem. Phys., Rev. Sci. Inst., etc. (
ACS journals such as J. Phys. Chem., Chem. Rev., J. Am. Chem. Soc., Chem. Mat., etc. (
Journals from Wiley such as Adv. Mat., Adv. Funct. Mat., ChemPhysChem,.etc. (
OSA journals such as Opt. Lett., JOSA, etc. (


Los Alamos National Lab database (

Professional Societies

Optical Society of America (OSA) (
International Society of Optical Engineers (SPIE) (
American Physical Society (APS) (
American Chemical Society (ACS) (