Nonlinear Fiber Optics by Govind AgrawalNonlinear Fiber Optics by Govind Agrawal

Nonlinear Fiber Optics

byGovind Agrawal

Paperback | October 30, 2018

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Since the 4e appeared, a fast evolution of the field has occurred. The 5e of this classic work provides an up-to-date account of the nonlinear phenomena occurring inside optical fibers, the basis of all our telecommunications infastructure as well as being used in the medical field.

Reflecting the big developments in research, this new edition includes major new content: slow light effects, which offers a reduction in noise and power consumption and more ordered network traffic-stimulated Brillouin scattering; vectorial treatment of highly nonlinear fibers; and a brand new chapter on supercontinuum generation in optical fibers.



  • Continues to be industry bestseller providing unique source of comprehensive coverage on the subject of nonlinear fiber optics
  • Updated coverage of intrapulse Raman scattering, four-wave mixing, and Harmonic Generation
  • Includes a new chapter excusively devoted to supercontinuum generation in optical fibers
Govind P. Agrawal was born on July 24, 1951 in the town of Kashipur of the Nainital district in U.P. He received his B.Sc. degree from the University of Lucknow in 1969 with honors. He was awarded a gold medal for achieving the top position in the university. Govind joined the Indian Institute of Technology at New Delhi in 1969 and rec...
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Title:Nonlinear Fiber OpticsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:648 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:October 30, 2018Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0128100575

ISBN - 13:9780128100578

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. Pulse Propagation in Fibers 3. Group-Velocity Dispersion 4. Self-Phase Modulation 5. Optical Solitons 6. Polarization Effects 7. Cross-Phase Modulation 8. Stimulated Raman Scattering 9. Stimulated Brillouin Scattering 10. Four-Wave Mixing 11. Highly Nonlinear Fibers 12. Novel Nonlinear Phenomena 13. Supercontinuum Generation

Appendix A. System of Units B. Numerical Code for the NLS Equation C. List of Acronyms