Optical Waveguide Modes: Polarization, Coupling and Symmetry

Optical Waveguide Modes: Polarization, Coupling and Symmetry

By: Richard J. Black (author), Langis Gagnon (author)eBook
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A complete guide to optical waveguide modes

This in-depth work explains how transverse optical waveguide geometry influences field distribution and polarization properties. You will gain a thorough understanding of the fundamental physics of mode structure.

Optical Waveguide Modes covers single- and few-mode optical waveguides with an emphasis on single-core and multicore optical fibers and couplers, including a large range of geometries and anisotropies. Analysis is performed using extensions of the weak-guidance perturbation formalism together with elementary group representation theory. This definitive volume offers a detailed introduction to and classification of diverse forms of fundamental and higher-order modes and various polarization manifestations.

Coverage includes:

  • Electromagnetic theory for anisotropic media
  • Weak guidance for longitudinally invariant fibers
  • Circular isotropic longitudinally invariant fibers
  • Azimuthal symmetry breaking
  • Birefringence: linear, radial, and circular
  • Multicore and multifiber couplers

Product Details

  • ID: 9780071629140
  • book language: en
  • publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • publisher imprint: McGraw-Hill Education

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