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.
Table of Contents
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.