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Author Quimby, Richard S.
Title Photonics and lasers : an introduction / Richard S. Quimby.
Imprint Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley-Interscience, [2006]
©2006

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  TA1520 .Q85 2006    AVAILABLE  
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Author Quimby, Richard S.
Subject Photonics.
Lasers.
Description xii, 519 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 493-494) and index.
Contents Propagation of light. Review of optics -- Planar waveguides -- Cylindrical waveguides -- Losses in optical fibers -- Dispersion in optical fibers -- Fiber connections and diagnostics -- Photonic crystal optics -- Nonlinear optics -- Review of semiconductor physics -- Generation and detection of light. Review of semiconductor physics -- Light sources -- Light source to waveguide coupling efficiency -- Optical detectors -- Photodiode detectors -- Laser light. Lasers and coherent light -- Optical resonators -- Guassian beam optics -- Stimulated emission and optical gain -- Optical amplifiers -- Laser oscillation -- CW laser characteristics -- Pulsed lasers -- Survey of laser types -- Light-based communications. Optical communications -- Appendix A: Solid angle and the brightness theorem -- Appendix B: Fourier synthesis and the uncertainty relation.
ISBN 0471719749
9780471719748
ISBN/ISSN 9780471719748
OCLC # 62290662


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