Handbook of Optical Components and Engineering / Edition 2

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The most comprehensive treatment to appear in book form.
* Covers all important components in optical technology. Provides a wealth of essential principles, methods, design information and references for today's complex and rapidly changing field of optical engineering.
* The handbook editor is a well-known researcher, author, journal and book editor.
* Contributors are all leading researchers and practitioners.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471390558
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 10/3/2003
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 1400
  • Product dimensions: 7.26 (w) x 10.26 (h) x 2.20 (d)

Table of Contents



1. Optical Wave Propagation (A. Chan).

2. Infrared Techniques (A. Jha & P. Kupferman).

3. Optical Lenses (J. Rogers).

4. Optical Resonators (K. Iga).

5. Spatial Filters and Fourier Optics (F. Yu).

6. Semiconductor Lasers (J. Yang & B. Liang).

7. Solid-State Lasers (J. McMahon).

8. Liquid Lasers (B. Wilhelmi, et al.).

9. Gas Lasers (T. Lehecka, et al.).

10. Optical Fiber Transmission Technology (C. Lin).

11. Optical Channel Waveguides and Waveguide Couplers (T. Findakly).

12. Planar Waveguide and Waveguide and Applications (S. Yao).

13. Optical Attenuatiors, Isolators, Circulators, and Polarizers (F. Zhou & J. Pan).

14. Optical Filters for Telecommunication Applications (C. Madsen).

15. Wavelength Division Multiplexers and Demultiplexers (J. Capmany & S. Sales).

16. Wide-Bandwidth Optical Intensity Modulators (G. Li & P. Yu).

17. Optical Modulation: Acousto-Optical Devices (C. Tsai).

18. Optical Modulation: Magneto-Optical Devices (A. Craig).

19. Optical Detectors (P. Yu & H. Law).

20. Acousto-Optical Modulators and Switches (S. Yao).

21. Optical Amplifiers (C. Su).


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