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Author Liu, Jia-Ming, 1953-

Title Photonic devices / Jia-Ming Liu
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (li, 1052 pages) : illustrations
Contents Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Figures; Tables; Preface; Acknowledgments; Partial list of symbols; Abbreviations; 1 General background; 2 Optical waveguides; 3 Optical fibers; 4 Coupling of waves and modes; 5 Optical couplers; 6 Electro-optic devices; 7 Magneto-optic devices; 8 Acousto-optic devices; 9 Nonlinear optical devices; 10 Laser amplifiers; 11 Laser oscillators; 12 Semiconductor basics; 13 Semiconductor lasers and light-emitting diodes; 14 Photodetectors; Appendix A Symbols and notations; Appendix B Table of prerequisites; Appendix C SI metric system
Summary A unique textbook covering every major photonic device, and striking a careful balance between theoretical and practical concepts. Devices covered include optical fibers, couplers, electro-optic devices, magneto-optic devices, lasers and photodetectors. Ideal for senior undergraduate and graduate courses, but being device driven it is also an excellent engineers' reference
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Optoelectronic devices.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2004046564
ISBN 0511074018 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)
9780511074011 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)