Guided Wave Nonlinear Optics by D.B. OstrowskyGuided Wave Nonlinear Optics by D.B. Ostrowsky

Guided Wave Nonlinear Optics

byD.B. OstrowskyEditorR. Reinisch

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The object of this school, held at Cargese, Corsica (France) from August 12th to 24th 1991, was the presentation of the field of guided wave nonlinear optics in a comprehensive, coherent, and heuristic fashion. It seems appropriate that this school began with an historical introduction by Professor Nicolaas Bloembergen of Harvard, the acknowledged "father" of nonlinear optics, in general, and concluded with a round table discussion headed by Dr. Eric Spitz, the Scientific Director of a multinational electronics company interested in developing industrial applications of guided wave nonlinear optics. The lectures covered both the theoretical framework of the field and applications to basic scientific research, optical communications and technical instrumentation. Specific topics developed included materials for guided wave nonlinear optics, nonlinear interactions using integrated optical guides, nonlinear surface waves, solitons, fiber nonlinear optics, ultra-fast coupler switching as well as the related topic of fiber and integrated optical lasers and amplifiers. Lectures have also been devoted to squeezed states, chaos and strange attractors. The subjects covered by the school underlines one of the major ways in which this field has evolved over the past thirty some odd years. The path from the original experiments with materials requiring mega-watt power lasers to the recent developments in guided wave configurations using milliwatt power diode lasers is marked by the conjunction of ever improving fundamental scientific comprehension and continuing technological developments.
Title:Guided Wave Nonlinear OpticsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:660 pages, 24 × 16 × 0.17 inPublished:November 5, 2012Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9401051208

ISBN - 13:9789401051200

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Table of Contents

Nonlinear Optics: Past, Present and Future; N. Bloembergen. Introduction to Nonlinear Guided Wave Optics; G.I. Stegeman. Squeezed States Using Parametric Processes; E. Giacobino. Second Order Nonlinear Optical Processes in KTiOPO4 Waveguides; J.D. Bierlein. Optical Nonlinearities of Quantum Confined Metal and Semiconductor Crystallites in Glasses; C. Flytzanis. Nonlinear Magnetooptics. The Photoinduced Faraday Rotation in Diluted Magnetic Semiconductors; R. Frey, J. Frey, C. Meriaux, C. Flytzanis. Organic Molecules for Guided Wave Quadratic and Cubic Optics; F. Kajzar. Modeling of Guided Wave Devices; I. Montrosset, P.M. Lambkin, G. Perrone. Nonlinear Frequency Conversion in Periodically-Poled Ferroelectric Waveguides; M.M. Fejer. Second Harmonic Generation in `Cerenkov Configuration'; M.P. De Micheli. Nd: MgO: LiNbO3 Waveguide Lasers; E. Lallier. Erbium-doped LiNbO3 Waveguide Amplifiers and Lasers; H. Suche. Optical Guided Waves, Linear and Nonlinear Surface Plasmons; A.D. Boardman, K. Booth, P. Egan. GaAs/GaAlAs Multiple Quantum Well Nonlinear Guided Wave Devices; P.N. Robson. Third Order Nonlinear Integrated Devices; G. Assanto. Third Order Nonlinear Integrated Optical Resonators; G. Vitrant. Gap Solitons; J.E. Sipe. Soliton Beam Propagation in Nonlinear Kerr Media; F. Reynaud, A. Barthelemy. Bending and Break-Up of Light Beams by Nonlinear Interfaces: A Soliton-Based Equivalent Particle Approach; J.V. Moloney. Overview of Fiber Nonlinear Optics; R.H. Stolen. Introduction to Fiber Optics and Nonlinear Effects in Optical Fibers; C. Pask. Why are Solitons Robust in Optical Fibers? C.R. Menyuk. Nonlinear Dynamics of Parametric Wave-Mixing Interactions in Optics: Instabilities and Chaos; S. Trillo, S. Wabnitz. Nonlinear Fiber Devices and Soliton Communications; N.J. Doran. Basic Physics of Erbium-Doped Fiber Amplifiers; E. Desurvire. Fundamentals of Light Amplification in Single-Mode Fibers; E. Desurvire. Dynamic Brillouin Processes in Fibers; E. Picholle. Index.