Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Advances in Lasers and Electro Optics

Edited by Nelson Costa

Instituto de Telecomunicações, Portugal

Co-editor:

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

Copyright year: 2010

Books open for chapter submissions

82859 Total Chapter Downloads

14 Crossref Citations

54 Web of Science Citations

47 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

2990

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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

3498

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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

2289

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

By Kentaro Miyata

2523

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5. Semiconductor Ridge Microcavities Generating Counterpropagating Entangled Photons

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

1260

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

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

1629

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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

1292

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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

1948

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9. Ultrafast Semiconductor Quantum Optics

By Rudolf Bratschitsch and Alfred Leitenstorfer

2464

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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

2301

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

By T. Takagahara

1441

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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

2399

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13. The Intersubband Approach to Si-based Lasers

By Greg Sun

2474

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14. Evolution of Optical Sampling

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

3129

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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

2063

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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

2354

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17. Nonlinear Photonic Signal Processing Subsystems and Applications

By Chi-Wai Chow and Yang Liu

1699

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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

1953

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19. Optical DQPSK Modulation Performance Evaluation

By Nelson Costa and Adolfo Cartaxo

3008

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

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

2853

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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

2238

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22. Quantum Direct Communication

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

1948

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23. Beating Difraction Limit using Dark States

By Hebin Li and Yuri Rostovtsev

1565

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24. The Physics of Ghost Imaging

By Yanhua Shih

3597

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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

2251

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26. Multicolor Stationary Light

By Yi Chen, Serguei Andreevich Moiseev and Byoung Seung Ham

1034

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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

1445

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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

1718

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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

7883

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30. Combining Optical Coherence Tomography with Fluorescence Imaging

By Shuai Yuan and Yu Chen

2679

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31. Polarization-Sensitive Optical Coherence Tomography in Cardiology

By Wen-Chuan Kuo

1731

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32. Two-photon Fluorescence Endomicroscopy

By Yicong Wu and Xingde Li

2649

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

By Nilanthi Warnasooriya and Myung K. Kim

2672

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

By Shin-ichi Adachi, Jeongho Kim and Hyotcherl Ihee

2248

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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

1634

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