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By John D. Joannopoulos, Robert D. Meade, Steven G. Johnson, Joshua N.

Photonic Crystals is the 1st publication to deal with one of many most modern and most fun advancements in physics--the discovery of photonic band-gap fabrics and their use in controlling the propagation of sunshine. fresh discoveries express that the various houses of an electron in a semiconductor crystal can follow to a particle of sunshine in a photonic crystal. This has tremendous implications for physicists, fabrics scientists, and electric engineers and indicates such attainable advancements as a completely optical laptop. Combining state-of-the-art examine with the fundamental theoretical suggestions at the back of photonic crystals, the authors current to undergraduates and researchers a concise, readable, and complete textual content on those novel fabrics and their applications.

The first chapters enhance the theoretical instruments of photonic crystals in a large, intuitive model, ranging from not anything greater than Maxwell's equations and Fourier research, and comprise analogies to conventional solid-state physics and quantum concept. There follows an research of the original phenomena that happen inside photonic crystals, at illness websites, and at surfaces and interfaces. The authors supply a brand new remedy of the conventional multilayer movie (a one-dimensional photonic crystal), which permits for the extension to raised dimensions and extra complicated geometries. After exploring the functions of photonic crystals to steer and localize gentle, the authors exhibit how those notions could be placed to work.

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