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Fundamentals of Photonics. Edition No. 3. Wiley Series in Pure and Applied Optics

  • ID: 5227368
  • Book
  • March 2019
  • 1520 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd

Fundamentals of Photonics

A complete, thoroughly updated, full-color third edition

Fundamentals of Photonics, Third 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 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 and matter. Presented at increasing levels of complexity, preliminary sections build toward more advanced topics, such as Fourier optics and holography, photonic-crystal optics, guided-wave and fiber optics, LEDs and lasers, acousto-optic and electro-optic devices, nonlinear optical devices, ultrafast optics, optical interconnects and switches, and optical fiber communications. The third edition features an entirely new chapter on the optics of metals and plasmonic devices. Each chapter contains highlighted equations, exercises, problems, summaries, and selected reading lists. Examples of real systems are included to emphasize the concepts governing applications of current interest. Each of the twenty-four chapters of the second edition has been thoroughly updated.

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Bahaa E. A. Saleh University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Malvin Carl Teich Columbia University, New York.
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