Fundamentals of photonics
In recent years, photonics has found increasing applications in such areas as communications, signal processing computing, sensing, display, printing, and energy transport. Now, Fundamentals of Photonics is the first self-contained introductory-level textbook to offer a thorough surve of 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 light with matter, an the theory of semiconductor materials and their optical properties.
Presented at increasing levels o complexity, these sections serve as building blocks for the treatment of more advanced topics, such a Fourier optics and holography, guidedwave and fiber optics, photon sources and detectors, electro-opti and acousto-optic devices, nonlinear optical devices, fiber-optic communications, and photonic switching and computing. Included are such vital topics as
Each chapter contains summaries highlighted equations, problem set and exercises, and selected readin lists. Examples of real systems ar included to emphasize the concept governing applications of curren interest, and appendices summariz the properties of one- an two-dimensional Fourier transforms linear-systems theory, and modes o linear systems.
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