Discusses the basic physical principles underlying the technology instrumentation of photonicsThis volume discusses photonics technology and instrumentation. The topics discussed in this volume are: Communication Networks; Data Buffers; Defense and Security Applications; Detectors; Fiber Optics and Amplifiers; Green Photonics; Instrumentation and Metrology; Interferometers; Light-Harvesting Materials; Logic Devices; Optical Communications; Remote Sensing; Solar Energy; Solid-State Lighting; Wavelength Conversion
- Comprehensive and accessible coverage of the whole of modern photonics
- Emphasizes processes and applications that specifically exploit photon attributes of light
- Deals with the rapidly advancing area of modern optics
- Chapters are written by top scientists in their field
Written for the graduate level student in physical sciences; Industrial and academic researchers in photonics, graduate students in the area; College lecturers, educators, policymakers, consultants, Scientific and technical libraries, government laboratories, NIH.