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The Handbook of Photonics

2nd Edition

Edited by Mool C. Gupta, John Ballato

CRC Press

1,040 pages

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Reflecting changes in the field in the ten years since the publication of the first edition, The Handbook of Photonics, Second Edition explores recent advances that have affected this technology. In this new, updated second edition editor Mool Gupta is joined by John Ballato, strengthening the handbook with their combined knowledge and the continued contributions of world-class researchers.

New in the Second Edition:

  • Information on optical fiber technology and the economic impact of photonics

  • Coverage of emerging technologies in nanotechnology

  • Sections on optical amplifiers, and polymeric optical materials

    The book covers photonics materials, devices, and systems, respectively. An introductory chapter, new to this edition, provides an overview of photonics technology, innovation, and economic development. Resting firmly on the foundation set by the first edition, this new edition continues to serve as a source for introductory material and a collection of published data for research and training in this field, making it the reference of first resort.

  • Table of Contents

    Photonics Technology. Photonic Materials. Photonic Devices and Optics. Photonic Systems.

    About the Editors

    Mool C. Gupta, John Balloto

    Subject Categories

    BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
    SCI053000
    SCIENCE / Optics
    TEC007000
    TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Electrical
    TEC019000
    TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Lasers & Photonics