Free And Guided Optical Beams
Proceedings Of The International School Of Quantum Electronics
This book contains lectures presented in the 35th International School of Quantum Electronics at the Ettore Majorana Centre in Erice, Sicily. It gives the latest coverage on the development and advance in ''Free and Guided Optical Beams''. The purpose of these lectures was to give an updated overview, as complete as possible, on topics concerning the propagation of light beams in free space, in materials, and in guiding structures, and to provide the tools needed to its study, both from the theoretical and the application point of view.
The lectures presented here are written in extended review-like format. Both introductory fundamental topics and recent research results are reviewed, making this an indispensible book for novice as well as experts in this field.
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273 pages; ISBN 9789812702531
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Title: Free And Guided Optical Beams
Author: Sergio Martellucci; Massimo Santarsiero