By Kenji Kawano, Tsutomu Kitoh

ISBN-10: 0471406341

ISBN-13: 9780471406341

An entire survey of contemporary layout and research options for optical waveguides

This quantity completely info glossy and largely permitted equipment for designing the optical waveguides utilized in telecommunications platforms. It deals an easy presentation of the subtle ideas utilized in waveguide research and permits a brief seize of contemporary numerical equipment with effortless arithmetic. The booklet is meant to steer the reader to a accomplished knowing of optical waveguide research via self-study. This complete presentation includes:

* an intensive and exhaustive record of mathematical manipulations

* particular motives of universal layout tools: finite aspect technique (FEM), finite distinction process (FDM), beam propagation strategy (BPM), and finite distinction time-domain process (FD-TDM)

* reasons for numerical recommendations of optical waveguide issues of subtle ideas utilized in smooth computer-aided layout (CAD) software

* options to Maxwell's equations and the Schrodinger equation

The authors offer very good self-study fabric for practitioners, researchers, and scholars, whereas additionally proposing exact mathematical manipulations that may be simply understood by way of readers who're unusual with them. advent to Optical Waveguide research provides smooth layout tools in a finished and easy-to-understand structure.