Introduction to Micro- and Nanooptics
1. Edition June 2012
XXIII, 425 Pages, Softcover
Excellent introduction for students, scientists and engineers wishing to enter the field. The internationally renowned authors provide a sound background as well as a technical update on high-potential applications in micro- and information optics.
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This first textbook on both micro- and nanooptics introduces readers to the technological development, physical background and key areas.
The opening chapters on the physics of light are complemented by chapters on refractive and diffractive optical elements. The internationally renowned authors present different methods of lithographic and nonlithographic fabrication of microoptics and introduce the characterization and testing of microoptics.
The second part of the book is dedicated to optical microsystems and MEMS, optical waveguide structures and optical nanostructures, including photonic crystals and metamaterials.
Each chapter includes exercises illustrating a sample approach to new and complex topics, making the textbook suitable for lectures on optics as part of a physics or electrical engineering course.
2 Light propagation
3 Light as carrier of information and energy
4 Light propagation in free space
5 Refractive and reflective microoptics
6 Diffractive microoptics
7 Micro- and nano-fabrication
8 Tunable microoptics
9 Compound and integrated free-space optics
10 Light propagation in waveguides
11 Integrated waveguide optics
12 Surface plasmon waveguides
11 Photonic crystals
12 Left-handed materials
Stefan Helfert is Adjunct Professor for Electrical Engineering at the University of Hagen. He dedicates his activities to the development of optical wave guides, microoptical components and integrated optics.