Nonlinear Photonics [E-Book] / edited by Hyatt M. Gibbs, Galina Khitrova, Nasser Peyghambarian.
Gibbs, Hyatt M., (editor)
Khitrova, Galina, (editor) / Peyghambarian, Nasser, (editor)
Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer, 1990
XII, 209 p. online resource.
englisch
9783642754388
10.1007/978-3-642-75438-8
Springer Series in Electronics and Photonics ; 30
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Table of Contents:
  • 1. Nonlinear Photonics: Prospects and Problems
  • 1.1 Nonlinear Materials
  • 1.2 Nonlinear Devices
  • 1.3 Applications of Nonlinear Photonics
  • 1.4 Conclusion
  • References
  • 2. Semiconductor Nonlinear Materials
  • 2.1 Optical Nonlinearities in Bulk Semiconductors
  • 2.2. Optical Nonlinearities in Low-Dimensional Semiconductors
  • 2.3 Optical Bistability and Nonlinear Optical Semiconductor Devices
  • 2.4 Conclusion
  • References
  • 3. Optical Interconnects
  • 3.1 Potential Advantages of Optical Interconnects
  • 3.2 Comparison of Electrical and Optical Interconnections
  • 3.3 Optical Distribution Techniques
  • 3.4 First-Order Analysis of Holographic Interconnects
  • 3.5 Summary and Future Directions
  • References
  • 4. First Implementations of Optical Digital Computing Circuits Using Nonlinear Devices
  • 4.1 Introduction
  • 4.2 Optical Bistability and Optical Logic
  • 4.3 Nonlinear Interference Filters as Optical Logic Elements
  • 4.4 All-Optical Digital Computing Circuits
  • 4.5 Conclusions
  • References
  • 5. Optical Processing with Nonlinear Photorefractive Crystals
  • 5.1 Characteristic Parameters of Photorefractive Crystals
  • 5.2 Beam Coupling in Photorefractive Crystals
  • 5.3 Application of Beam Coupling to Optical Computing Operations
  • 5.4 Optical Memories with Photorefractive Crystals
  • 5.5 Concluding Remarks
  • References
  • 6. All-Optical Guided-Wave Devices for Switching and Routing
  • 6.1 Introduction
  • 6.2 Interferometric Devices
  • 6.3 Dual-Mode Switches
  • 6.4 Other Nonlinear Switching Phenomena
  • 6.5 Conclusion
  • References.