Applied Digital Optics: From Micro-Optics to Nanophotonics by Bernard C. Kress, Patrick Meyrueis

By Bernard C. Kress, Patrick Meyrueis

Miniaturization and mass replications have all started to steer the optical within the transition from conventional analog to novel electronic optics. As electronic optics input the area of mainstream know-how in the course of the around the world sale of patron digital units, this well timed publication goals to give the subject of electronic optics in a unified means. starting from micro-optics to nanophotonics, and layout to fabrication via to integration in ultimate items, it stories a number of the actual implementations of electronic optics in both micro-refractives, waveguide (planar lightwave chips), diffractive and hybrid optics or sub-wavelength constructions (resonant gratings, floor plasmons, photonic crystals and metamaterials). ultimately, it offers a accomplished checklist of business and advertisement purposes which are profiting from the original houses of electronic optics.

Applied electronic Optics is aimed basically at optical engineers and product improvement and technical advertising managers; it's also of curiosity to graduate-level photonics scholars and micro-optic foundries.

  • Helps optical engineers evaluation and select the perfect software program instruments to layout, version and generate fabrication files.Content:
    Chapter 1 From Refraction to Diffraction (pages 5–13):
    Chapter 2 class of electronic Optics (pages 15–20):
    Chapter three Guided?Wave electronic Optics (pages 21–46):
    Chapter four Refractive Micro?Optics (pages 47–69):
    Chapter five electronic Diffractive Optics: Analytic kind (pages 71–109):
    Chapter 6 electronic Diffractive Optics: Numeric style (pages 112–156):
    Chapter 7 Hybrid electronic Optics (pages 157–179):
    Chapter eight electronic Holographic Optics (pages 181–215):
    Chapter nine Dynamic electronic Optics (pages 217–252):
    Chapter 10 electronic Nano?Optics (pages 253–293):
    Chapter eleven electronic Optics Modeling ideas (pages 295–338):
    Chapter 12 electronic Optics Fabrication thoughts (pages 339–411):
    Chapter thirteen layout for production (pages 413–452):
    Chapter 14 Replication strategies for electronic Optics (pages 453–478):
    Chapter 15 Specifying and trying out electronic Optics (pages 479–520):
    Chapter sixteen electronic Optics software swimming pools (pages 521–579):

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These optical functionalities are used today in industry, and especially in optical telecom applications. 7 Functionality Integration In previous sections, the basics of optical waveguides, in fiber waveguide form, slab waveguide PLC form or channel waveguide PLC form, have been described. Also discussed were the challenges that coupling between fibers and PLCs offer to the optical engineer, especially in telecom applications. This section summarizes the main applications that use the unique characteristics of PLCs and other digital waveguide devices, especially for the telecom application pool.

Such structures are heavily used in semiconductor lasers. Instead of using compositional variations to form a layered guiding structure, waveguides can also be formed by making use of the reduction in the refractive index that follows from an increase in the free carrier concentration. Such index variations can be described as follows (Drude model): n2 ¼ 1 þ N Á q2e Á m Á «0 1 Àv 2 þ ð3:10Þ iv  t where N is the density of free electrons, qe the charge of e, m the mass of an electron, «0 the dielectric constant, v the excitation frequency and t the relaxation time of one electron.

An intra-cavity multi-laser module uses an array of DFB or DBR lasers linked this time to a frequency coupler (a shared angular dispersive element). g. 3. The power losses of such an intra-cavity multi-laser module are much lower than for an extra-cavity multi-laser module. For both architectures, an additional amplifier (a Semiconductor Optical Amplifier, or SOA) can be integrated in the active PLC before out-coupling to the fiber. 2 Phase Modulator Devices Phase modulators are very important building blocks in many PLC devices.

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