Photonic Crystals and Light Localization in the 21st Century

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C. M. Soukoulis
Kluwer Academic Publishers, Jan 1, 2001 - Medical - 605 pages
The field of photonic band gap (PGB) materials, also called photonic crystals, is an exciting new area in physics and engineering. The materials play a unique role in controlling the propagation of electromagnetic waves, and innovative ways to manipulate such waves can have a profound influence on science and technology. The present book provides a survey of the field of photonic crystals, random lasers and light localization, covering theoretical and experimental aspects as well as applications.

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Contents

From Microwaves to Optical Frequencies
25
Tunable Photonic Crystals
41
Acoustic Band Gap Materials
59
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Peter Markos is a researcher at the Institute of Physics at the Slovak Academy of Sciences. Costas M. Soukoulis is Distinguished Professor of Physics at Iowa State University and senior physicist at Ames Laboratory. His books include "Photonic Band Gap Materials" and "Photonic Crystals and Light Localization in the Twenty-First Century.

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