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Photonic Crystals: The Road from Theory to Practice [Steven G. Johnson, John D. The book also explains that they also signify a return to the ideal of an. John D. Joannopoulos, Steven G. Johnson, Joshua N. Winn & Robert D. Meade. John D. Joannopoulos is the Francis Wright Davis Professor of Physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Joshua N. Winn is assistant professor of physics at MIT. About this book. Photonic Crystals: The Road from Theory to Practice explores the theoretical road leading to the practical application of photonic band gaps.

Richly illustrated and accessibly written, Photonic Crystals is an indispensable resource for students and researchers. Extensively revised and expanded Features improved graphics throughout Includes new chapters on photonic-crystal fibers and combined index-and band-gap-guiding Provides an introduction to coupled-mode theory as a powerful tool for device design Covers many new topics, including omnidirectional reflection, anomalous refraction and diffraction, computational photonics, and much more.

Photonic Crystals: Molding the Flow of Light - Second Edition. John D.

Joannopoulos , Steven G. Johnson , Joshua N.

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Winn , Robert D. A OneDimensional Photonic Crystal. Molding the Flow of Light John D. Winn , Steven G. Steven G.

Johnson is assistant professor of applied mathematics at MIT. Reviews Summary This book provides a broad overview of photonic crystals and, as the title suggests, covers their principles and applications. It is written from a physics point of view with an emphasis on materials science.

Equations are well explained and often completely avoided to increase the readability of the book. The book is divided into eight chapters, starting with a brief introduction. The second chapter deals with different dimensionalities of the photonic crystals and their properties.

The third chapter is very interestingly written and provides a survey of the various synthesis methods used for production of photonic crystals, including chemical routes, lithography, and self-assembly of colloidal photonic crystals. Chapters 4—8 constitute the bulk of the book and provide examples of applications of these photonic crystals.

Photonic Crystals: Principles and Applications

Chapter 4 offers a good explanation of optical switching. Bandgap and defect mode switching are also brought into focus along with many other mechanisms—14 different switching mechanisms in all, including thermal, electro, and magneto switching.

Frequency tuning of photonic crystal filters with special attention to nanosize photonic crystals is illustrated, providing a direct perspective on applications of these materials in integrated photonic circuits. The transition from chapter 5 to 6 dealing with photonic crystal lasers is smooth, especially after a clear description of frequency tuning.Existing chapters have been considerably updated and expanded to include many new three-dimensional photonic crystals, an extensive tutorial on device design using temporal coupled-mode theory, discussions of diffraction and refraction at crystal interfaces, and more.

Richly illustrated and accessibly written, Photonic Crystals is an indispensable resource for students and researchers.

The revised edition of Photonic Crystals fills the gap between the layperson and the expert reader. Winn , Robert D.

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