9781107005525

Computational Photonics: An Introduction With MATLAB

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  • ISBN13:

    9781107005525

  • ISBN10:

    1107005523

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2/25/2013
  • Publisher: Cambridge Univ Pr
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Summary

A comprehensive manual on the efficient modeling and analysis of photonic devices through building numerical codes, this book provides graduate students and researchers with the theoretical background and MATLAB programs necessary for them to start their own numerical experiments. Beginning by summarizing topics in optics and electromagnetism, the book discusses optical planar waveguides, linear optical fiber, the propagation of linear pulses, laser diodes, optical amplifiers, optical receivers, finite-difference time-domain method, beam propagation method and some wavelength division devices, solitons, solar cells and metamaterials. Assuming only a basic knowledge of physics and numerical methods, the book is ideal for engineers, physicists and practising scientists. It concentrates on the operating principles of optical devices, as well as the models and numerical methods used to describe them.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Basic facts from optics
Basic facts from electromagnetism
Slab waveguides
Linear optical fibre and signal degradation
Propagation of linear pulses
Optical sources
Optical amplifiers and EDFA
Semiconductor optical amplifiers (SOA)
Optical receivers
Finite difference time domain (FDTD) formulation
Solar cells
Metamaterials
Appendices
Index
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