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Guided Wave Nonlinear Optics : Nato Science Series E: - Daniel B. Ostrowsky

Guided Wave Nonlinear Optics

Nato Science Series E:

By: Daniel B. Ostrowsky (Editor), Raymond Reinisch (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 30th April 1992
ISBN: 9780792317272
Number Of Pages: 660

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This book is a unified presentation of guided wave nonlinear optics. The path from the original nonlinear optical experiments based on multi-megawatt lasers in bulk materials to the recent breakthroughs using milliwatt laser powers in guided configurations is outlined. The chapters cover both the theoretical framework of the field and applications to basic scientific research, optimal communications and technical instrumentation. Specific topics include nonlinear interactions using integrated optical guides, surface waves and optical fibres as well as the related topics of fibre and integrated optical lasers and amplifiers. Developments concerning solitons and soliton-based devices are presented in detail. For each topic care is taken to ensure an heuristic introduction in order to facilitate the transition toward state-of-the-art advanced research material presented by recognized world leaders in these fields.

Nonlinear Optics: Past, Present and Future
Introduction to Nonlinear Guided Wave Optics
Squeezed States Using Parametric Processes
Second Order Nonlinear Optical Processes in KTiOPO4 Waveguides
Optical Nonlinearities of Quantum Confined Metal and Semiconductor Crystallites in Glasses
Nonlinear Magnetooptics
The Photoinduced Faraday Rotation in Diluted Magnetic Semiconductors
Organic Molecules for Guided Wave Quadratic and Cubic Optics
Modeling of Guided Wave Devices
Nonlinear Frequency Conversion in Periodically-Poled Ferroelectric Waveguides
Second Harmonic Generation in `Cerenkov Configuration'
Nd: MgO: LiNbO3 Waveguide Lasers
Erbium-doped LiNbO3 Waveguide Amplifiers and Lasers
Optical Guided Waves, Linear and Nonlinear Surface Plasmons
GaAs/GaAlAs Multiple Quantum Well Nonlinear Guided Wave Devices
Third Order Nonlinear Integrated Devices
Third Order Nonlinear Integrated Optical Resonators
Gap Solitons
Soliton Beam Propagation in Nonlinear Kerr Media
Bending and Break-Up of Light Beams by Nonlinear Interfaces: A Soliton-Based Equivalent Particle Approach
Overview of Fiber Nonlinear Optics
Introduction to Fiber Optics and Nonlinear Effects in Optical Fibers
Why are Solitons Robust in Optical Fibers?
Nonlinear Dynamics of Parametric Wave-Mixing Interactions in Optics: Instabilities and Chaos
Nonlinear Fiber Devices and Soliton Communications
Basic Physics of Erbium-Doped Fiber Amplifiers
Fundamentals of Light Amplification in Single-Mode Fibers
Dynamic Brillouin Processes in Fibers
Index
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ISBN: 9780792317272
ISBN-10: 0792317270
Series: Nato Science Series E:
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 660
Published: 30th April 1992
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 4.45
Weight (kg): 2.47