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Lasers and Electro-Optics : Fundamentals and Engineering

Lasers and Electro-Optics : Fundamentals and Engineering - 96 edition

Lasers and Electro-Optics : Fundamentals and Engineering - 96 edition

ISBN13: 9780521484039

ISBN10: 0521484030

Lasers and Electro-Optics : Fundamentals and Engineering by Christopher C. Davis - ISBN 9780521484039
Edition: 96
Copyright: 1996
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Published: 1996
International: No
Lasers and Electro-Optics : Fundamentals and Engineering by Christopher C. Davis - ISBN 9780521484039

ISBN13: 9780521484039

ISBN10: 0521484030

Edition: 96

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Summary

This comprehensive book provides a detailed introduction to the basic physics and engineering aspects of lasers, as well as to the design and operational principles of a wide range of optical systems and electro-optic devices. Throughout, the author gives full details of important derivations and results, as well as many practical examples of the design, construction, and performance characteristics of different types of lasers and electro-optic devices. Covering a broad range of topics in modern optical physics and engineering, this book will be invaluable to those taking undergraduate courses in laser physics, optoelectronics, photonics, and optical engineering. It will also act as a useful reference for graduate students and researchers in these fields.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Spontaneous and stimulated transitions
2. Optical frequency amplifiers
3. Introduction to two practical laser systems
4. Passive optical resonators
5. Optical resonators containing amplifying media
6. Laser radiation
7. Control of laser oscillators
8. Optically pumped solid state lasers
9. Gas lasers
10. Molecular gas lasers I
11. Molecular gas lasers II
12. Tunable lasers
13. Semiconductor lasers
14. Analysis of optical systems I
15. Analysis of optical systems II
16. Optics of Gaussian beams
17. Optical fibers and waveguides
18. Optics of anisotropic media
19. The electro-optic and acousto-optic effects and modulation of light beams
20. Introduction to nonlinear processes
21. Wave propagation in nonlinear media
22. Detection of optical radiation
23. Coherence theory
24. Laser applications

Appendices


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