The Supercontinuum Laser Source: Fundamentals with Updated References / Edition 2

The Supercontinuum Laser Source: Fundamentals with Updated References / Edition 2

by Robert R. Alfano
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1441920323

ISBN-13: 9781441920324

Pub. Date: 10/29/2010

Publisher: Springer New York

This new edition of a classic in the field has been expanded and enriched with new content and updated references.

The book covers the fundamental principles and surveys research of current thinkers and experts in the field with updated references of the key breakthroughs over the past decade and a half.

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This new edition of a classic in the field has been expanded and enriched with new content and updated references.

The book covers the fundamental principles and surveys research of current thinkers and experts in the field with updated references of the key breakthroughs over the past decade and a half.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781441920324
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
10/29/2010
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of hardcover 2nd ed. 2006
Pages:
538
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.24(d)

Table of Contents

Alfano’s The Supercontinuum Laser Source 2/e

Contents

New Preface

1989 Edition Preface

Contributors

Part I: Fundamentals

Chapter 1 Theory of Self Phase Modulation and Spectral Boradening

Y.R. Shen and Guo-Zhen Yang

Chapter 2 Supercontinuum Generation and Condensed Matter

Q.Z. Wang, P.P. Ho, and R.R. Alfano

Chapter 3 Ultrashort Pulse Propagation in Nonlinear Dispersive Fibers

Govind P. Agrawal

Chapter 4 Cross-Phase Modulation: A New Technique for Controlling the

Spectral, Temporal, and Spatial Properties of Ultrashort Pulses

P.L. Baldeck, P.P. Ho, and R.R. Alfano

Chapter 5 Simple Models of Self-Phase and Induced-Phase Modulation

Jamal T. Manassah

Chapter 6 Self-steepening of Optical Pulses

B.R. Suydam

Chapter 7 Self-focusing and Continuum Generation in Gases

Paul B. Corkum and Claude Rolland

Chapter 8 Utilization of UV and IR Supercontinua in Gas-Phase

Subpicosecond Kinetic Spectroscopy

J.H. Glownia, J. Misewich, and P.P. Sorokin

Chapter 9 Applications of Supercontinuum: Present and Future

R.Dorsinville, P.P. Ho, Jamal T. Manassah, and R.R. Alfano

Chapter 10 Pulse Compression in Single-Mode Fibers—Picoseconds to Femtoseconds

A.M. Johnson and C.V. Shank

Index

Part II: New Developments

Chapter 11 Coherence Properties of the Supercontinuum Source

I. Zeylikovich and R.R. Alfano

Chapter 12 Supercontinuum Generation in Materials (Solids, Liquids, Gases, Air)

Summary

Updated References

Chapter 13 Supercontinuum generation in microstructure fiber

Summary

Updated References

Chapter 14 Supercontinuum in wavelength division multiplex telecommunication

Summary

Updated References

Chapter 15 Femtosecond Pump – Supercontinuum Probe for Applications in Semiconductors, Biology and Chemistry

Summary

Updated References

Chapter 16 Supercontinuum in optical coherence tomography

Summary

Updated References

Chapter 17 Supercontinuum in fs carrier-envelope phase stabilization

Summary

Updated References

Chapter 18 Supercontinuum in ultrafast pulse compression

Summary

Updated References

Chapter 19 Supercontinuum in time and frequency metrology

Summary

Updated References

Chapter 20 Supercontinuum in Atmospheric Science

Summary

Updated References

Chapter 21 Coherence of the Supercontinuum

Summary

Updated References

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