Optical Waveguide Theory

Optical Waveguide Theory

by A.W. Snyder, J. Love


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780412242502
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 11/30/1983
Series: Science Paperbacks
Edition description: 1983
Pages: 738
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.06(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

Table of Contents

I Ray Analysis of Multimode Optical Waveguides.- to Part I.- 1 Bound rays of planar waveguides.- 2 Bound rays of fibers.- 3 Pulse spreading.- 4 Fiber illumination and pulse shape.- 5 Nonuniform fibers.- 6 Material absorption.- 7 Leaky rays.- 8 Spatial transient.- 9 Bends.- 10 Diffraction phenomena.- II Electromagnetic Analysis of Optical Waveguides.- to Part II.- 11 Fundamental properties of modes.- 12 Waveguides with exact solutions.- 13 Weakly guiding waveguides.- 14 Circular fibers.- 15 Gaussian approximation for circular fibers.- 16 Noncircular waveguides.- 17 Gaussian approximation for noncircular fibers.- 18 Modes of perturbed fibers.- 19 Slowly varying waveguides.- 20 Illumination, tilts and offsets.- 21 Sources within fibers.- 22 Nonuniform fibers.- 23 Bends.- 24 Leaky modes.- 25 Radiation modes.- 26 Decomposition of the radiation field.- 27 Mode coupling.- 28 Local-mode coupling.- 29 Cross-talk.- III Supplementary Material.- to Part III.- 30 Maxwell’s equations.- 31 Modal methods for Maxwell’s equations.- 32 Weak-guidance approximation.- 33 Modal methods for the scalar wave equation.- 34 Green’s function methods.- 35 Rays and local plane waves.- 36 Rays and asymptotic modal methods.- 37 Mathematical formulae.- Author index.

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