Nonlinear Optics Theory, Numerical Modeling, and Applications
Edited By Partha P. Banerjee Copyright 2003
by CRC Press
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Nonlinear Optics probes in great depth quadratic and cubic nonlinearities, photorefractive nonlinear optics, the nonlinear optical properties of nematic liquid crystals, and photonic bandgap structures. This reference places core physical principles and theoretical concepts in dialogue with contemporary applications and research and presents
Review of linear wave propagation; origin of optical nonlinearity; second harmonic generation; self-refraction of optical beams; optical bistability; optical phase conjugation; stimulated Raman and Brillouin scattering; solitions in optical fibres;photorefractive nonlinear optics; nonlinear optical properties of nematic liquid crystals; self-organization in nonlinear optical systems; nonlinear optics of photonic bandgap structures.