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.
Table of Contents
Preface.Contributors.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).Index.
KAI CHANG is a professor in the Electrical Engineering Department of Texas A&M University where he teaches and performs research in microwave devices and circuits. Previously he was a section head at TRW, Inc. where he was responsible for millimeter-wave integrated circuit component and subsystem development. Prior to this, Dr. Chang was a supervisor at Hughes Aircraft Company, where he was involved in the development of microwave circuits, millimeter-wave oscillators, and power combiners. Dr. Chang is the author of a number of book chapters and has published over 90 technical papers on microwave circuits, components, and subsystems. He earned his PhD in electrical engineering at the University of Michigan.