This work describes all the major devices used in photonic systems. It provides a thorough overview of the field of photonics, detailing practical examples of photonic technology in a wide range of applications. Photonic systems and devices are discussed with a mathematical rigor that is precise enough for design purposes yet highly readable.
Introduction. Lasers. Optical Modulation in Photonic Circuits. Optical Fibre Waveguides and Couplers. Optical Amplifiers. Photodetectors. Fibre-Optic Sensors. The Application of Photonics to Microwave Devices and Systems. Optical Integrated Circuits. All-Optical Communications and Networks.