Optical Physics and Quantum Electronics
Applied Physics 216

An Optics/Photonics Bibliography


GENERAL

P. A. M. Dirac, The Principles of Quantum Mechanics (Revised 4th edition), Oxford (1967), ISBN 0-19-852011.
 
 

GENERAL - OPTICS

Max Born and Emil Wolf, Principles of Optics (6th edition), Pergamon Press 1980), ISBN 0-08-026482-4 (hardcover) or 0-08-026481-6 (softcover).

F. A. Jenkins and H. E. White, Fundamentals of Optics (4th edition), McGraw-Hill (1976), ISBN 0-07-032330-5.

Joseph W. Goodman, Statistical Optics, Wiley (1985), ISBN 0-471-01502-4.

Rodney Loudon, Quantum Theory of Light (2nd edition), Oxford (1983), ISBN 0-19-851152-3 (hardcover) or 0-19-851155-8 (softcover).

A. N. Matveev, Optics, Mir (1988), ISBN 5-03-001133-1.
 
 

GENERAL - QUANTUM OPTICS/ELECTRONICS

P. Meystre and M. Sargent III, Elements of Quantum Optics, Springer-Verlag (1992), ISBN 0-387-54190-X.

M. Sargent III, M. O. Scully and W. E. Lamb, Jr., Laser Physics, Addison-Wesley (1974), ISBN 0-201-06718-8 (hardcover) or 0-201-06719-6 (softcover).

P. Marlan O. Scully and M. Suhail Zubairy, Quantum Optics, Cambridge University Press (1997), ISBN 0-521-43595-1.

Leonard Mandel and Emil Wolf, Optical Coherence and Quantum Optics, Cambridge University Press (1995), ISBN 0-521-41711-2

Amnon Yariv, Quantum Electronics (3rd edition), Wiley (1989), ISBN 0-471-609978 (hardcover) or 0-471-889989 (softcover).

Matt Young, Optics and Lasers: An Engineering Physics Approach (4th edition), Springer-Verlag (1992), ISBN 0-387-16127-9.
 
 

GENERAL - LASERS

Weng W. Chow, Stephan W. Koch and Murray. Sargent III, Semiconductor-Laser Physics, Springer-Verlag (1994), ISBN 0-387-57614-2.

A. E. Siegman, Lasers, University Science Books (1986).

Orazio Svelto, Principles of Lasers (3rd edition), Plenum (1989), ISBN 0-306-42967-5.
 
 

GENERAL - NONLINEAR OPTICS

Govind P. Agrawal, Nonlinear Fiber Optics, Academic Press (1989), ISBN 0-12-045140-9.

Govind P. Agrawal and Robert W. Boyd, Contemporary Nonlinear Optics, Academic Press (1992), ISBN 0-12-045135-2.

N. Bloembergen, Nonlinear Optics (Reprint), Addison-Wesley (1992), ISBN 0-201-57868-9.

Robert W. Boyd, Nonlinear Optics, Academic Press (1991), ISBN 0-12-121680-2.

Hartmut Haug (ed), Optical Nonlinearities and Instabilities in Semiconductors, Academic Press (1988), ISBN 0-12-332915-9.

M. D. Levenson and S. S. Kano, Introduction to Nonlinear Spectroscopy, Academic Press (1988).

D. L. Mills, Nonlinear Optics, Springer-Verlag (1991), ISBN 0-387-54192-6.

J. F. Reintjes, Nonlinear Optical Parametric Processes, Academic Press (1985).

Y. R. Shen, Principles of Nonlinear Optics, Wiley (1984), ISBN 0-471-88998-9.
 
 

GENERAL - SEMICONDUCTOR PHYSICS

B. K. Ridley, Quantum Processes in Semiconductors (3rd edition), Oxford (1993), ISBN 0-19-851752-1 (hardcover) or 0-19-851751-3 (softcover).

J. I. Pankov, Optical Processes in Semiconductors, Prentice Hall (1971).
 
 

GENERAL - LIGHTWAVE TECHNOLOGY

Pallab Bhattacharya, Semiconductor Optoelectronic Devices, Prentice Hall (1994), ISBN 0-13-805748-6.

Herman A Haus, Waves and Fields in Optoelectronic, Prentice-Hall (1984), ISBN 0-13-946053-5.

Tingye Li, Topics in Lightwave Transmission Systems, Academic Press (1991), ISBN 0-12-447302-4.

Bahaa E. A. Saleh and Malvin Carl Teich, Fundamentals of Photonics, Wiley (1991), ISBN 0-471-83965-5.

J. Wilson and J.F.B. Hawkes, Optoelectronics: An Introduction (2nd edition), Prentice-Hall (1989), ISBN 0-13-638461-7 (hardcover) or 0-13-638495-1 (softcover).

Amnon Yariv, Optical Electronics (4th edition), HRW/Saunders (1991), ISBN 0-03-047444-2.
 
 

GUIDED-WAVE PROPAGATION

A. Bruce Buckman, Guided-Wave Photonics (4th edition), HRW/Saunders (1992), ISBN 0-03-033354-7.

Robert G. Hunsperger, Integrated Optics: Theory and Technology (3rd edition), Springer-Verlag (1991), ISBN 0-387-13078-0.

Dietrich Marcuse, Theory of Dielectric Optical Waveguides (2nd edition), Academic Press (1991), ISBN 0-12-470951-6.

Theodor Tamir (ed), Guided-Wave Optoelectronics (2nd edition), Springer-Verlag (1990), ISBN 0-387-52780-X.
 
 

PHOTONIC BAND-GAP MATERIALS

John D. Joannopoulos, Robert D.Meade, and Joshua N. Winn, Photonic Crystals,Princeton University Press (1995), ISBN 0-691-03744-2.

POLARIZATION AND CRYSTAL OPTICS

D. Clarke and J. F. Grainger, Polarized Light and Optical Measurements, Pergamon Press (1971), LCCCN 70-143590.

William A. Shurcliff, Polarized Light: Production and Use, Harvard University Press (1962), LCCCN 62-11405.

Amnon Yariv and Poochi Yeh, Optical Waves in Crystals: Propagation and Control of Laser Radiation, Wiley (1983), ISBN 0-471-09142-1.
 
 

APPLICATIONS - FIBER OPTIC COMMUNICATION

Govind P. Agrawal, Fiber-Optic Communication Systems, Irwin/Aksen (1993), ISBN 0-471-54286-5.

Joseph C. Palais, Fiber Optic Communications (3rd edition), Prentice Hall (1992), ISBN 0-13-473554-4.

John P. Powers, An Introduction to Fiber Optic Systems, Wiley (1992), ISBN 0-256-12996-7.

Paul E. Green, Fiber Optic Networks, Prentice-Hall (1993), ISBN 0-13-319492-2.

Stewart E. Miller and Alan G. Chynoweth, Optical Fiber Telecommunications, Academic Press (1979), ISBN 0-12-497350-7.

Stewart E. Miller and Ivan P. Kaminow, Optical Fiber Telecommunications II, Academic Press (1988), ISBN 0-12-497351-5.

Chai Yeh, Handbook of Fiber Optics, Academic Press (1990), ISBN 0-12-770455-8.
 
 

APPLICATIONS - HOLOGRAPHY

H. J. Caulfield, Handbook of Optical Holography, Academic Press (1979), ISBN 0-12-165350-1.

Robert Collier, Christoph B. Burkhardt and Lawrence H. Lin, Optical Holography, Academic Press (1977), ISBN 0-12-181052-6/0-12-181050-X.

Fred Unterseher, Jeannene Hansen and Bob Schlesinger, Holography Handbook, Ross Books (1987), ISBN 0-89496-018-0 (hardcover) or 0-89496-017-2 (softcover).
 
 

APPLICATIONS - OPTICAL SIGNAL PROCESSING

P. K. Das, Optical Signal Processing, Springer-Verlag (1991), ISBN 0-387-51476-7.

Joseph W. Goodman, Introduction to Fourier Optics, McGraw-Hill (1968), ISBN 0-07-023776-X.

Joseph L. Horner (ed), Optical Signal Processing, Academic Press (1987), ISBN 0-12-355760-7.

Francis T. S. Yu, Introduction to Diffraction, Information Processing and Holography, MIT Press (1973), ISBN 0-262-24015-7.

Francis T. S. Yu, Optical Information Processing, Wiley (1983), ISBN 0-471-09780-2.
 
 

APPLICATIONS - OPTICAL COMPUTING

Dror G. Feitelson, Optical Computing, The MIT Press (1988), ISBN 0-262-06112-0.

Jürgens Jahns and Sing H. Lee, Optical Computing Hardware, Academic Press (1993), ISBN 0-12-379995-3.

Mohammad A. Karim and Abdul A. S. Awwal, Optical Computing: An Introduction, Wiley (1992), ISBN 0-471-52886-2.

Alastair D. McAulay, Optical Computer Architectures, Wiley (1991), ISBN 0-471-63242-2.
 
 

HISTORY

Jeff Hecht, Laser Pioneers (rev. edition), Academic Press (1992), ISBN 0-12-336030-7.

Vasco Ronchi, The Nature of Light, Harvard University Press (1970), ISBN 0-12-336030-7.
 
 

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