Lightwave Technology: Components and Devices                    

Govind P. Agrawal,
The Institute of Optics, University of Rochester
Rochester, New York, USA

Published by Wiley
ISBN 0-471-21573-2, 2004, 427 pages

The two-volume set offers
a comprehensive and up-to-date account of all major aspects of Lightwave Technology. The first independent volume, subtitled Components and Devices, is devoted to describing major silica- and semiconductor-based optical devices. It provides detailed, in-depth coverage of both theoretical and practical aspects of such devices. The second volume, Lightwave Technology: Telecommunication Systems, deals with the design and performance of modern transmission systems.


Optical Fibers, Passive and active fiber components, Planar waveguides, Semiconductor lasers and amplifiers, Optical modulators, Photodetectors, WDM components, Space- and time-domain optical switching


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