Encyclopedic Handbook of Integrated Optics

Encyclopedic Handbook of Integrated Optics

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by Kenichi Iga
     
 

As optical technologies move closer to the core of modern computer architecture, there arise many challenges in building optical capabilities from the network to the motherboard. Rapid advances in integrated optics technologies are making this a reality. However, no comprehensive, up-to-date reference is available to the technologies and principles underlying the

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Overview

As optical technologies move closer to the core of modern computer architecture, there arise many challenges in building optical capabilities from the network to the motherboard. Rapid advances in integrated optics technologies are making this a reality. However, no comprehensive, up-to-date reference is available to the technologies and principles underlying the field. The Encyclopedic Handbook of Integrated Optics fills this void, collecting the work of 53 leading experts into a compilation of the most important concepts, phenomena, technologies, and terms covering all related fields.

This unique book consists of two types of entries: the first is a detailed, full-length description; the other, a concise overview of the topic. Additionally, the coverage can be divided into four broad areas:

  • A survey of the basics of integrated optics, exploring theory, practical concerns, and the fundamentals behind optical devices
  • Focused discussion on devices and components such as arrayed waveguide grating, various types of lasers, optical amplifiers, and optoelectronic devices
  • In-depth examination of subsystems including MEMS, optical pickup, and planar lightwave circuits
  • Finally, systems considerations such as multiplexing, demultiplexing, 3R circuits, transmission, and reception

    Offering a broad and complete treatment of the field, the Encyclopedic Handbook of Integrated Optics is the complete guide to the fundamentals, principles, and applications of integrated optics technology.

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    Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9780824724252
    Publisher:
    Taylor & Francis
    Publication date:
    10/28/2005
    Series:
    Optical Science and Engineering Series
    Pages:
    528
    Product dimensions:
    7.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.30(d)

    Table of Contents

    Absorption
    Acousto-Optics Devices
    Add/Drop Filter
    Arrayed Waveguide Grating
    Athermal Component
    Attenuator
    BPM (Beam Propagation Method)
    Directional Coupler
    Dispersion and Its Control
    Distributed Bragg Reflector (DBR) Laser
    Distributed Feedback (DFB) Laser
    EA (Electro-Absorption) Modulator
    Erbium Doped Fiber Amplifier (EDFA)
    Fiber Bragg Grating
    Fibers
    Filter
    Four Wavelength Mixing
    Frequency Chirping
    Integrated Twin-Guide Laser
    Isolator/Circulator
    Lambda Plate
    Light
    Lithium Niobate (LN) Modulator
    Magneto-Optic Switch
    Micro Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS)
    Microlens
    Mircro-Ring Resonator Circuit
    Mode Locking
    Mode Scrambler
    Modulation of Semiconductor Lasers
    Multi-Mode Interference Devices
    Nano-Photonics
    Nonlinear Optical Waveguide
    Optical Convolution
    Optical Coupling in Waveguides
    Optical Coupling of Lasers and Fibers
    Optical Fiber
    Optical Filter Synthesis
    Optical Interconnects
    Optical Loss
    Optical Parallel Processor
    Optical Parametric Amplifier (OPA)
    Optical Pickup
    Optical Scattering
    Optical Switch
    Optical Tap
    Opticlal Resonator
    Optoelectronic Integrated Circuit (OEIC)
    Periodic Structure
    Phase Shifter (Lambda Plate)
    Photodetector
    Photonic Crystal
    Planar Lightwave Circuit (PLC)
    Planar Microlens
    Polarization
    Polarization Control
    Quantum Wells for Integrated Optics
    Raman Amplifier
    RF Spectrum Analyzer
    Scattering
    Second Harmonic Generation (SHG)
    Semiconductor Laser
    Semiconductor Optical Amplifier
    Single Photone source
    Stacked Planer Optical Circuit
    Surface Acoustic Wave Device (SAW Device)
    ThermoOptic Device
    3R (Retiming Reshaping Regeneration)
    Traveling-Wave Electro Absorption Modulator
    Transmitter/Receiver
    Tunable Semiconductor Laser
    Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Laser (VCSEL)
    Waveguide Bends
    Waveguide Modeling
    Waveguide Theory
    Wavelength Conversion
    Wavelength Multiplexer/Demultiplexer (MX/DMUX in WDM)
    Y-Branch

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