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Fundamentals of Photonics [electronic resource]

Saleh, Bahaa E. A; Teich, Malvin Carl
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Chicester : Wiley, 2013.
Edition
2nd ed
Language
English
Related Title
Virtual Library of Virginia EBL DDA purchased title
Series
Wiley Series in Pure and Applied Optics
Wiley series in pure and applied optics
ISBN
9780471673293, 0471673293
Summary
Now in a new full-color edition, Fundamentals of Photonics, Second Edition is a self-contained and up-to-date introductory-level textbook that thoroughly surveys this rapidly expanding area of engineering and applied physics. Featuring a logical blend of theory and applications, coverage includes detailed accounts of the primary theories of light, including ray optics, wave optics, electromagnetic optics, and photon optics, as well as the interaction of photons and atoms, and semiconductor optics.
Contents
  • Fundamentals of Photonics; PREFACE TO THE SECOND EDITION; PREFACE TO THE FIRST EDITION; CONTENTS; 1 RAY OPTICS; 1.1 Postulates of Ray Optics; 1.2 Simple Optical Components; 1.3 Graded-Index Optics; 1.4 Matrix Optics; ; 2 WAVE OPTICS; 2.1 Postulates of Wave Optics; 2.2 Monochromatic Waves; *2.3 Relation Between Wave Optics and Ray Optics; 2.4 Simple Optical Components; 2.5 Interference; 2.6 Polychromatic and Pulsed Light; 3 BEAM OPTICS; 3.1 The Gaussian Beam; 3.2 Transmission Through Optical Components; 3.3 Hermite-Gaussian Beams.
  • *3.4 Laguerre-Gaussian and Bessel Beams ; 4 FOURIER OPTICS; 4.1 Propagation of Light in Free Space; 4.2 Optical Fourier Transform; 4.3 Diffraction of Light; 4.4 Image Formation; 4.5 Holography; 5 ELECTROMAGNETIC OPTICS; 5.1 Electromagnetic Theory of Light; 5.2 Electromagnetic Waves in Dielectric Media; 5.3 Monochromatic Electromagnetic Waves; 5.4 Elementary Electromagnetic Waves; 5.5 Absorption and Dispersion; 5.6 Pulse Propagation in Dispersive Media; *5.7 Optics of Magnetic Materials and Metamaterials.
  • 6 POLARIZATION OPTICS6.1 Polarization of Light; 6.2 Reflection and Refraction; 6.3 Optics of Anisotropic Media; 6.4 Optical Activity and Magneto-Optics; 6.5 Optics of Liquid Crystals; 6.6 Polarization Devices; 7 PHOTONIC-CRYSTAL OPTICS; 7.1 Optics of Dielectric Layered Media; 7.2 One-Dimensional Photonic Crystals; 7.3 Two- and Three-Dimensional Photonic Crystals; 8 GUIDED-WAVE OPTICS; 8.1 Planar-Mirror Waveguides; 8.2 Planar Dielectric Waveguides; 8.3 Two-Dimensional Waveguides; 8.4 Photonic-Crystal Waveguides; 8.5 Optical Coupling in Waveguides.
  • 8.6 Sub-Wavelength Metal Waveguides (Plasmonics) ; 9 FIBER OPTICS; 9.1 Guided Rays; 9.2 Guided Waves; 9.3 Attenuation and Dispersion; 9.4 Holey and Photonic-Crystal Fibers; 10 RESONATOR OPTICS; 10.1 Planar-Mirror Resonators; 10.2 Spherical-Mirror Resonators; 10.3 Two- and Three-Dimensional Resonators; 10.4 Microresonators; ; 11 STATISTICAL OPTICS; 11.1 Statistical Properties of Random Light; 11.2 Interference of Partially Coherent Light; *11.3 Transmission of Partially Coherent Light Through Optical Systems.
  • 11.4 Partial Polarization ; 12 PHOTON OPTICS; 12.1 The Photon; 12.2 Photon Streams; *12.3 Quantum States of Light; ; 13 PHOTONS AND ATOMS; 13.1 Energy Levels; 13.2 Occupation of Energy Levels; 13.3 Interactions of Photons with Atoms; 13.4 Thermal Light; 13.5 Luminescence and Scattering; 14 LASER AMPLIFIERS; 14.1 Theory of Laser Amplification; 14.2 Amplifier Pumping; 14.3 Common Laser Amplifiers; 14.4 Amplifier Nonlinearity; *14.5 Amplifier Noise; 15 LASERS; 15.1 Theory of Laser Oscillation; 15.2 Characteristics of the Laser Output.
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