Advanced Lasers: Laser Physics and Technology for Applied and Fundamental Science by Oleksiy ShulikaAdvanced Lasers: Laser Physics and Technology for Applied and Fundamental Science by Oleksiy Shulika

Advanced Lasers: Laser Physics and Technology for Applied and Fundamental Science

byOleksiy ShulikaEditorIgor Sukhoivanov

Hardcover | May 12, 2015

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Presenting a blend of applied and fundamental research in highly interdisciplinary subjects of rapidly developing areas, this book contains contributions on the frontiers and hot topics of laser physics, laser technology and laser engineering, and covers a wide range of laser topics, from all-optical signal processing and chaotic optical communication to production of superwicking surfaces, correction of extremely high-power beams, and generation of ultrabroadband spectra. It presents both review-type contributions and well researched and documented case studies, and is intended for graduate students, young scientist, and emeritus scientist working/studying in laser physics, optoelectronics, optics, photonics, and adjacent areas. The book contains both experimental and theoretical studies, as well as combinations of these two, which is known to be a most useful and interesting form of reporting scientific results, allowing students to really learn from each contribution. The book contains over 130 illustrations.

Oleksiy V. Shulika has received both Ph.D. degree in optics and laser physics from V. N. Karazin National University, Ukraine, in 2008 and a title of Associate Professor in 2012. His research interests are ultrafast and nonlinear photonics, THz photonics, semiconductor optics, semiconductor nanostructures, and optoelectronic devices. H...
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Title:Advanced Lasers: Laser Physics and Technology for Applied and Fundamental ScienceFormat:HardcoverDimensions:234 pagesPublished:May 12, 2015Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9401794804

ISBN - 13:9789401794800

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Table of Contents

1 Recent Progress in Polarization-Bistable VCSELs and Their Applications to All-Optical Signal Processing;H.Kawaguchi.
1.1 Introduction. 1.2 Flip-Flop Operation with Low Power Consumption. 1.3 All-Optical Retiming. 1.4 Use as a memory. 1.5 All-Optical Header Recognition and Packet Switching. Summary. References.

2 Tunable Lasers based on Multimode Interference Effects;J.J.Sanchez-Mondragón, P. LiKamWa.
2.1 Introduction. 2.2 Multimode Interference in Optical Fibers. 2.3 Mechanically Tunable MMI Fiber Lasers. 2.4 Optofluidically Tunable MMI Fiber Laser. Summary. References.

3 Whispering gallery mode microdisk resonator with dynamic material properties;N.Sakhnenko.
3.1 Introduction. 3.2 Methodology. 3.3 Sole change of refractive index in WGM resonator. 3.4 Time change of the refractive index in the form of a single rectangular pulse. 3.5 Modulation of the refractive index in the form of a finite packet of rectangle pulses. References.

4 Superradiant lasing and collective dynamics of active centers with polarization lifetime exceeding photon lifetime;Vl.V.Kocharovsky, et al.
4.1 Introduction. What is a class D laser? 4.2 Two types of media with extreme spatial-spectral density of active centers. 4.3 Basic equations and main conditions of superradiant lasing. 4.4 Homogeneous broadening. Superradiant lasers on polariton modes with negative energy. 4.5 Inhomogeneous broadening. Mode selection as a way to the superradiant generation. Conclusions. References.

5 The control of energy, temporal and spatial characteristics a microchip laser with active output mirror;V.V.Kiyko, et al.
5.1 Introduction. 5.2 Operator model of a laser with an active output mirror. 5.3 Experimental setup. 5.4 Experimental results and discussion. Conclusion. References.

6 Recent Advances in Secure Transmission with Chaotic Carriers;S.Donati, V.Annovazzi-Lodi.
6.1 Introduction. 6.2 Chaos in lasers. 6.3 Synchronizing Chaos. 6.4 Using Chaos to Protect Data. 6.5 Recent achievements. References.

7 Superwicking surfaces produced by femtosecond laser;A.Y. Vorobyev, C.Guo.7.1 Introduction. 7.2 Basic idea of wicking structures and their fabrication using femtosecond laser. 7.3 Spreading of liquids on superwicking surfaces. 7.4 Potential applications of capillary superwicking structures. Conclusions. References.

8 Optical processors as conceptual tools for designing nonconventional devices;J.Ojeda-Castañeda, et al.
8.1 Introduction. 8.2 Visualizing a PSF with high depth of focus. 8.3 Visualizing the MTF with extended depth of field. 8.4 Tunable devices for extending the depth of field. 8.5 Final remarks. References.

9 Description of the Dynamics of Charged Particles in Electric Fields: An Approach using Fractional Calculus;F. Gómez-Aguilar and E. Alvarado-Méndez.
9.1 Introduction. 9.2 Fractional Calculus. 9.3 Procedure for Constructing Fractional Differential Equations. 9.4 Constant Electric Field. 9.5 Ramp Electric Field. 9.6 Harmonic Electric Field. Conclusions. Reference.

10 Sub- and nanosecond pulsed lasers applied to the generation of broad spectrum in standard and microstructured optical fibers;J.M. Estudillo-Ayala, et al.10.1 Introduction. 10.2 Theoretical model. 10.3 Pulse Propagation of a Laser Q-Switch for Obtaining a Spectrum Supercontinuum Through of Two Different PCFs. 10.4 Results and discussions. Conclusions. References.

11 Extremely high power CO2 laser beam correction;A.Kudryashov, et al.
11.1 introduction. 11.2 Hartmann wavefront sensor - general remarks. 11.3 Hartmann sensor based on IR bolometer camera. 11.4 Sensor based on thin film technology. 11.5 Deformable mirror. Conclusions. References.

12 Measurements of intense and wide-aperture laser radiation parameters with thinwire bolometers;S.V. Pogorelov.
12.1 Introduction. 12.2 Bolometer transformation characteristic. 12.3 Measurements of radiation parameters with bolometer in linear mode. 12.4 Estimation of polarization state and energy parameters of laser radiation in nonlinear mode. References.

13 Spectral and lasing characteristics of some red and NIR laser dyes in silica matrices;I.M.Pritula, et al.
13.1 Introduction. 13.2 Review of sol-gel laser materials. 13.3 Experimental. 13.4 Results and discussion. Conclusion. References.

14 Interpretation of the time delay in the ionization of Coulomb systems by attosecond laser pulses;V.V.Serov, et al.
14.1 Introduction. 14.2 Ionization time delay definition and theory. 14.3 Physical meaning of Coulomb-laser coupling in attosecond streaking. Conclusion. References.

Index.