This book provides a comprehensive treatment of the field of modern fiber optics, beginning with the basics of the field summarized in an introductory chapter. Expert contributors then topics such as polarization effects in optical fibers; photonic crystal fibers; highly-doped optical fibers; non-linear effects; amplification and lasing i
Table of Contents
Fiber Optics- Basics. Polarization Effects in Optical Fibers. Photonic Crystal Fibers. Highly-Doped Fiber Technology. Nonlinear Effects in Optical Fibers. Amplification and Lasing in Optical Fibers. Nonlinear Fiber Optics and Fiber Supercontinuum Generation. Rayleigh Scattering in Optical Fibers and Applications to Distributed Measurements. Inelastic Scattering and Applications to Distributed Sensing. Optical Fiber Point Sensors. Polymer Optical Fiber Based Sensors. Index.