Photonics and Laser Engineering: Principles, Devices, and Applications, Hardback Book

Photonics and Laser Engineering: Principles, Devices, and Applications Hardback


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Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. In-Depth Coverage of Photonics and Laser EngineeringWritten by an internationally acclaimed expert, this comprehensive volume provides the background in theoretical physics necessary to understand practical applications of lasers and optics.

Photonics and Laser Engineering Principles, Devices, and Applications discusses theories of electromagnetism, geometrical optics, quantum mechanics, and laser physics and connects them to relevant implementations in areas such as fiber optics, optical detection, laser resonator design, and semiconductor lasers.

Each chapter contains detailed equations, sample problems, and solutions to reinforce the concepts presented. Photonics and Laser Engineering covers:Electromagnetic wave theory of light with applicationsGeometrical opticsLaser beams and resonatorsClassical and quantum theories of light-matter interactionsLaser technology, including optical gain, oscillation, solid-state lasers, Q-switching, and laser mode lockingSemiconductor lasersAnisotropic media and modulation of lightDielectric waveguides and optical fibersNonlinear optics and the Raman effect