Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Advances in Lasers and Electro Optics

Edited by Nelson Costa

Instituto de Telecomunicações, Portugal


Lasers and electro-optics is a field of research leading to constant breakthroughs. Indeed, tremendous advances have occurred in optical components and systems since the invention of laser in the late 50s, with applications in almost every imaginable field of science including control, astronomy, medicine, communications, measurements, etc. If we focus on lasers, for example, we find applications in quite different areas. We find lasers, for instance, in industry, emitting power level of several tens of kilowatts for welding and cutting; in medical applications, emitting power levels from few milliwatt to tens of Watt for various types of surgeries; and in optical fibre telecommunication systems, emitting power levels of the order of one milliwatt. This book is divided in four sections. The book presents several physical effects and properties of materials used in lasers and electro-optics in the first chapter and, in the three remaining chapters, applications of lasers and electro-optics in three different areas are presented

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Advances in Lasers and Electro OpticsEdited by Nelson Costa

Published: April 1st 2010

DOI: 10.5772/193

ISBN: 978-953-307-088-9

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-4902-6

Copyright year: 2010

Books open for chapter submissions

102607 Total Chapter Downloads

24 Crossref Citations

96 Web of Science Citations

62 Dimensions Citations


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1. Optical, Photoluminescent, and Photoconductive Properties of Novel High-Performance Organic Semiconductors

By Oksana Ostroverkhova, Andrew D. Platt and Whitney E. B. Shepherd


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2. Nonlinear Optical Absorption of Organic Molecules for Applications in Optical Devices

By Leonardo De Boni, Daniel S. Correa and Cleber R. Mendonca


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3. Optical and Spectroscopic Properties of Polymer Layers Doped with Rare Earth Ions

By Vaclav Prajzler, Oleksiy Lyutakov, Ivan Huttel, Jiri Oswald and Vitezslav Jerabek


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4. Pure χ(3) Third-Harmonic Generation in Noncentrosymmetric Media

By Kentaro Miyata


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5. Semiconductor Ridge Microcavities Generating Counterpropagating Entangled Photons

By Xavier Caillet, Adeline Orieux, Ivan Favero, Giuseppe Leo and Sara Ducci


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6. Two-Wave Mixing in Broad-Area Semiconductor Amplifier

By Mingjun Chi, Jean-Pierre Huignard and Paul Michael Petersen


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7. Frequency Conversion Based on Three-Wave Parametric Solitons

By Fabio Baronio, Matteo Conforti, Costantino De Angelis, Antonio Degasperis, Sara Lombardo and Stefan Wabnitz


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8. Analogue of the Event Horizon in Fibers

By Friedrich Konig, Thomas G. Philbin, Chris Kuklewicz, Scott Robertson, Stephen Hill and Ulf Leonhardt


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9. Ultrafast Semiconductor Quantum Optics

By Rudolf Bratschitsch and Alfred Leitenstorfer


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10. Artificial Intelligence Tool and Electronic Systems Used to Develop Optical Applications

By Margarita Tecpoyotl-Torres, Alberto Ochoa, Jesus Escobedo-Alatorre, Miguel Basurto-Pensado, Arturo Garcia-Arias and Jessica Morales-Valladares


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11. Theory of Unitary Spin Rotation and Spin State Tomography for a Single Electron and Two Electrons

By T. Takagahara


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12. Stimulated Brillouin Scattering Phase Conjugate Mirror and its Application to Coherent Beam Combined Laser System Producing a High Energy, High Power, High Beam Quality, and High Repetition Rate Output

By Hong Jin Kong, Seong Ku Lee, Jin Woo Yoon, Jae Sung Shin and Sangwoo Park


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13. The Intersubband Approach to Si-based Lasers

By Greg Sun


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14. Evolution of Optical Sampling

By Gianluca Berrettini, Antonella Bogoni, Francesco Fresi, Gianluca Meloni and Luca Poti


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15. NIR Single Photon Detectors with Up-Conversion Technology and its Applications in Quantum Communication Systems

By Lijun Ma, Oliver Slattery and Xiao Tang


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16. All-Optical Signal Processing with Semiconductor Optical Amplifiers and Tunable Filters

By Xinliang Zhang, Xi Huang, Jianji Dong, Yu Yu, Jing Xu and Dexiu Huang


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17. Nonlinear Photonic Signal Processing Subsystems and Applications

By Chi-Wai Chow and Yang Liu


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18. Wavelength Conversion and 2R-Regeneration in Simple Schemes with Semiconductor Optical Amplifiers

By Napoleao S. Ribeiro, Cristiano M. Gallep, and Evandro Conforti


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19. Optical DQPSK Modulation Performance Evaluation

By Nelson Costa and Adolfo Cartaxo


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20. Fiber-to-the-Home System with Remote Repeater

By An Vu Tran, Nishaanthan Nadarajah and Chang-Joon Chae


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21. Photonic Millimeter-Wave Generation and Distribution Techniques for Millimeter/Sub-Millimeter Wave Radio Interferometer Telescope

By Hitoshi Kiuchi and Tetsuya Kawanishi


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22. Quantum Direct Communication

By Gui Lu Long, Chuan Wang, Fu-Guo Deng and Wan-Ying Wang


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23. Beating Difraction Limit using Dark States

By Hebin Li and Yuri Rostovtsev


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24. The Physics of Ghost Imaging

By Yanhua Shih


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25. High Performance Holographic Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystal Systems Formed with the Siloxane-containing Derivatives and Their Applications on Electro-optics

By Yeonghee Cho and Yusuke Kawakami


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26. Multicolor Stationary Light

By Yi Chen, Serguei Andreevich Moiseev and Byoung Seung Ham


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27. Fundamentals and Applications of Quantum Limited Optical Imaging

By Warwick P. Bowen, Magnus T. L. Hsu and Jian Wei Tay


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28. Broadband Light Generation in Raman-active Crystals Driven by Femtosecond Laser Fields

By Miaochan Zhi, Xi Wang and Alexei V. Sokolov


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29. Holographic 3-D Displays - Electro-holography within the Grasp of Commercialization

By Stephan Reichelt, Ralf Haussler, Norbert Leister, Gerald Futterer, Hagen Stolle and Armin Schwerdtner


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30. Combining Optical Coherence Tomography with Fluorescence Imaging

By Shuai Yuan and Yu Chen


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31. Polarization-Sensitive Optical Coherence Tomography in Cardiology

By Wen-Chuan Kuo


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32. Two-photon Fluorescence Endomicroscopy

By Yicong Wu and Xingde Li


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33. Quantitative Phase Imaging Using Multi-Wavelength Optical Phase Unwrapping

By Nilanthi Warnasooriya and Myung K. Kim


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34. Synchrotron-Based Time-Resolved X-ray Solution Scattering (Liquidography)

By Shin-ichi Adachi, Jeongho Kim and Hyotcherl Ihee


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35. Application of Ultrafast Laser Optoperforation for Plant Pollen Walls and Endothelial Cell Membranes

By Sae Chae Jeoung, Mehra Singh Sidhu, Ji Sang Yahng, Hyun Joo Shin and GuYoun Baik


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