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Photonics Research Developments $119.00
Editors: Viktor P. Nilsson
Book Description:
This new book provides leading research on Photonics which is the science of generating, controlling, and detecting photons, particularly in the visible and near infra-red spectrum, but also extending to the ultraviolet (0.2 - 0.35 µm wavelength), long-wave infrared (8 - 12 µm wavelength), and far-infrared/THz portion of the spectrum (e.g., 2-4 THz corresponding to 75-150 µm wavelength) where today quantum cascade lasers are being actively developed. Just as applications of electronics have expanded dramatically since the first transistor was invented in 1948, the unique applications of photonics continue to emerge. Those which are established as economically important applications for semiconductor photonic devices include optical data recording, fiber optic Telecommunications, laser printing (based on xerography), displays, and optical pumping of high-power lasers. The potential applications of photonics are virtually unlimited and include chemical synthesis, medical diagnostics, on-chip data communication, laser defense, and fusion energy to name several interesting additional examples.

Table of Contents:

Expert Commentary pp.1-8

On the Precursor Cherenkov Radiation in an Artificially Designed Medium`
(A. V. Smirnov, DULY Research Inc., San Pedro, CA)

Research and Review Studies pp.9-10

InP-Based Waveguide Optical Isolators for Photonic Integrated Circuits pp.11-36
(T. Amemiya, Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo, Komaba, Meguro-ku, Tokyo, Janpan, Y. Ogawa, Imaging Science and Engineering Laboratory, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Nagatsuta, Midori-Ku, Yokohama, Japan, H. Shimizu, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Nakacho, Koganei, Tokyo, Japan, et al.)

Lightpath-Based QoS Support in Wavelength Routed Photonic Networks pp.37-60
(Francesco Palmieri, Federico II University - Napoli)

Pulse Conmpression in SOI Optical Waveguides pp.61-80
(Vittorio M.N. Passaro, Photonics Research Group, Dipartimento di Elettrotecnica ed Elettronica, Politecnico di Bari, via Edoardo Orabona, Bari, Italy, Francesco De Leonardis, Photonics Research Group, Dipartimento di Ingegneria Dell'Ambiente e per lo Sviluppo Sostenibile, Politecnico di Baro, Viale del Turismo, Taranto, Italy)

Fresnel Optics Inside Optical Fibres pp.81-122
(J. Canning, Interdisiplinary Photonics Laboratories, School of Chemistry, University of Sydney)

Tunable Optics and Microwave Activity of Complex Fluids pp.123-190
(Xiaopeng Zhao, Institute of Electrorheological Technology, Department of Applied Physics, Northwestern Polytechnical University, P.R. China, Qian Zhao, Institute of Electrorheological Technology, Department of Applied Physics, Northwestern Polytechnical University, P.R. China, State Key Lab of Tribology, Department of Precision Instruments and Mechanology, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China)

Unification of Photons in Microcosm and Macrocosm pp.191-224
(Tore Wessel-Berg, Institute of Electronics and Telecommunications, Department of Information Technology, Mathematics, and Electronics, Norwegian University of Science and Technology)

Extended Layer Multiple-Scattering and Global Optimization Techniques for 2D Phononic Crystal Insulator Design pp.225-246
(Sven M. Invansson, Department of Underwater Reseach, Swedish Defence Research Establishment, Stockholm, Sweden)

A High Performance, FIR Radiator Based on a Laser Driven E-Gun pp.247-270
(A. V. Smirnov, DULY Research Inc., San Pedro, CA)

Analysis and Design of Microring and Microsquare Channel Drop Filters pp.271-298
(Qin Chen, Yong-Zhen Huang, State Key Laboratory on Integrated Optoelectronics, Institute of Semiconductors, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China)

New Phosphorescent Heavy Metal Complexes for Highly Efficient Organic Light-Emitting Diodes pp.299-328
(Wai-Yeung Wong, Department of Chemistry and Centre for Advanced Luminescence Materials, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong, China)

Photonic Devices for Signal Processing Based on the Space-Time Duality pp.329-350
(Carlos Gómez-Reino, Laura Chantada, GRIN Optics Group, Applied Physics Department, Optics and Optometric School and Faculty of Physics, University of Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, Spain, Carlos R. Fernández-Pousa, Signal Theory and Communications Divisions, Department of Physics and Computer Engineering, University Miguel Hernández, Elche, Spain)

Path Integral Approach to the Interaction of One Active Electron Atoms with Ultrashort Squeezed Pulses pp.351-384
(E.G. Thrapsaniotis, Athens, Aharnes, Greece)

Germanate and Telllurite Glasses for Photonic Applications pp.385-410
(Luciana R. P. Kassab, Laboratório de Vidros e Datacăo, Faculdade de Tecnologia de Săo Paulo, Săo Paulo, SP, Brazil, Cid B. de Araújo, Departamento de Física, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Recife, PE, Brazil)

Dark Solitions in Temporally Modulated pp.411-426
(Kevrekidis B. Malomed and D.J. Frantzeskakis, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Department of Physics, University of Athens, Panepistimiopolis, Zografos, Athens, Greece, Department of Physical Electronics, Faculty of Engineering, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Isreal)

Index pp.427-442

   Binding: ebook
   Pub. Date: 2008, 4th Quarter
   Pages: pp.442
   ISBN: 978-1-60741-939-6
   Status: AV
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