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Introduction to Photorefractive Nonlinear Optics

Introduction to Photorefractive Nonlinear Optics

Pochi Yeh

ISBN: 978-0-471-58692-0

Apr 1993

410 pages

Select type: Hardcover

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$277.00

Description

Bridging the gap between theory and practice, it clarifies important phenomena in photorefractive media and shows how to apply these phenomena in actual situations. While the focus is on the theory of propagation of optical waves and the mixing of electromagnetic radiation in these media, there are also many numerical examples based on real-world situations included for hands-on guidance. In addition to exploring the basics of electromagnetic waves and periodic structures, this practical guide discusses optical phase conjugators and photorefractive resonators; covers fundamental properties of gratings and holograms; details how to use optical information processing, optical interconnection and neural networks; and treats high-order photorefractive effects in optical fibers.
Electromagnetic Waves in Crystals.

Electromagnetic Propagation in Periodic Media.

Photorefractive Effects.

Wave Mixing in Photorefractive Media.

Photorefractive Resonators.

Photorefractive Phase Conjugators.

Diffraction Properties of Gratings in Photorefractive Media.

Volume Holograms and Planar Holograms.

Phase Conjugate Interferometry.

Optical Computing.

Other Applications.

Higher Order Photo-Induced Gratings.

Appendices.

Indexes.