Light Propagation in Gain Media: Optical Amplifiers.

Premaratne, Malin and Agrawal, Govind P.

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Provides a comprehensive treatment of the fundamental concepts, theory and analytical techniques behind the modern optical amplifier technology. The book covers all major optical amplification schemes in conventional materials, including the Raman and parametric gain processes. The final chapter is devoted to optical gain in metamaterials. Ideal for graduate students and researchers in physics, optics, bio-optics and communications. From CUP.

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Description

Over the past two decades, optical amplifiers have become of key importance in modern communications. In addition to this, the technology has applications in cutting-edge research such as biophotonics and lab-on-a-chip devices. This book provides a comprehensive treatment of the fundamental concepts, theory and analytical techniques behind the modern optical amplifier technology. The book covers all major optical amplification schemes in conventional materials, including the Raman and parametric gain processes. The final chapter is devoted to optical gain in metamaterials, a topic that has been attracting considerable attention in recent years. The authors emphasize analytical insights to give a deeper, more intuitive understanding of various amplification schemes. The book assumes background knowledge of electrical engineering or applied physics, including exposure to electrodynamics and wave motion, and is ideal for graduate students and researchers in physics, optics, bio-optics and communications.

Book Details

Author Premaratne, Malin and Agrawal, Govind P.
Format HC
Publisher Cambridge University Press
Imprint Cambridge University Press
Number of Pages 284
Illustrations 100 b/w illus.
Publish Date 3/02/2011
Catalogue MP121
Catalogue book number 21