1.: Electromagnetic Fields and Waves 2.: Rays and Optical Beams 3.: Dielectric Waveguides and Optical Fibers 4.: Optical Resonators 5.: Interaction of Radiation and Atomic Systems 6.: Theory of Laser Oscillation and Some Specific Laser Systems 7.: Chromatic Dispersion and Polarization Mode Dispersion in Fibers 8.: Nonlinear Optics 9.: Electro-Optics and AO modulators 10.: Noise in Optical Detection and Generation 11.: Detection of Optical Radiation 12.: Periodic Structures 13.: Waveguide Coupling 14.: Nonlinear Optical Effects in Fibers 15.: Semiconductor Lasers 16.: Advanced Semiconductor Lasers 17.: Optical Amplifiers 18.: Classical Treatment of Quantum Optics, Quantum Noise, and Squeezing Appendixes: A. Wave Equation in Cylindrical Coordinates and Bessel Functions B. Exact Solutions of the Step-Index Circular Waveguide C. Kramers-Kronig Relations D. Transformation of a Coherent Electromagnetic Field by a Thin Lens E. Fermi Level and its Temperature Dependence F. Electro-optic Effect in Cubic 43m Crystals G. Conversion for Power Units and Attenuation Units
Amnon Yariv is Martin and Eileen Summerfeld Professor of Applied Physics at the California Institute of Technology. Pochi Yeh is Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
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