Publisher description for Optical electronics in modern communications / Amnon Yariv.

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When it was first published, Optical Electronics stood out as an authoritative forerunner which defined its field. Reflecting the newest developments, the fifth edition introduces readers to the first principles of phenomena and devices used in the practice of laser physics, including applications based on lasers. The emphasis is on optical fiber communications. The book features real-life examples and extensive problems, and this new edition includes sections on pulse dispersion and narrowing in fibers, high speed modulation of semiconductor lasers, vertical cavity lasers, quantam optics, holographic data storage, fiber gratings, and dfb lasers. Optical Electronics continues to serve as a practical and accessible working quide for professionals in the field.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Fiber optics.
Electrooptical devices.
Acoustooptical devices.
Optoelectronic devices.