Advances in Laser and Optics Research. Volume 3.

Arkin, William T.

Advances in Laser and Optics Research. Volume 3. - 1 online resource (208 pages) - Advances in Laser and Optics Research ; v.3 . - Advances in Laser and Optics Research .

Intro -- ADVANCES IN LASER AND OPTICS RESEARCH, VOLUME 3 -- ADVANCES IN LASER AND OPTICS RESEARCH, VOLUME 3 -- LIBRARY OF CONGRESS CATALOGING-IN-PUBLICATION DATA -- CONTENTS -- PREFACE -- Chapter 1ADVANCES IN COPPER LASER TECHNOLOGY:KINETIC ENHANCEMENT -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Background -- 2.1. Role of Pre-Pulse Electron Density -- 2.2. Engineering the Pre-Pulse Electron Density -- 3. Operating Characteristics of KE-CVLs -- 3.1. Output Power and Efficiency -- 3.2. Pulse Rate Scaling of KE-CVLS -- 3.3. Specific Average-Output Power Scaling -- 3.4. Temporal Characteristics of KE-CVL Output -- 3.5. Spatial Characteristics of KE-CVL Output -- 3.6. High Beam Quality Operation of KE-CVLs -- 4. Diagnostics of Kinetically Enhanced CVLs -- 4.1. Copper Density Measurement -- 4.2. Computer Modelling of KE-CVLs -- 5. Operation of KE-CVLS in Oscillator-Amplifier Configuration -- 6. High Power UV Generation from KE-CVLs -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Chapter2MERGINGQUANTUMTHEORYINTOCLASSICALPHYSICS -- Abstract -- 1.Introduction -- 2.ComparisonofClassicalandQuantumElectrodynamics -- 2.1.ModesoftheElectromagneticWaves -- 2.2.ElementaryLight-MatterInteractioninClassicalOptics -- 2.3.TheClassicalZeroPointField -- 2.4.TheZeroPointFieldandtheDetectionofLowLevelLight -- 2.5.SpontaneousEmissionandAbsorption:Einstein'sCoefficients -- 2.6.MechanismofEmissionandAbsorptionofaPhoton -- 2.7.ComparisonofQuantumandClassicalElectrodynamics -- 3.SomePropertiesofNonlinearWaves:The(3+0)DSolitons -- 3.1.TheFilamentsofLight -- 3.2.PerturbationofaFilamentbyaMagneticNonlinearity -- 4.TentativeSettingofaClassicalTheoryIncludingtheImpor-tantQuantumResults -- 4.1.IsMatterMadeofElectromagnetic(3+0)DSolitons? -- 4.2.InsertingtheQuantumCalculationofEnergiesintotheClassicalTheory -- 5.Conclusion -- References. Chapter3APOSSIBLESCENARIOFORVOLUMETRICDISPLAYTHROUGHNANOPARTICLESUSPENSIONS -- Abstract -- References -- Chapter4STATISTICALPROPERTIESOFNONLINEARPHASENOISE -- Abstract -- 1.Introduction -- 2.JointStatisticsofNonlinearPhaseNoiseandElectricField -- 2.1.NormalizationofNonlinearPhaseNoise -- 2.2.SeriesExpansion -- 2.3.JointCharacteristicFunction -- 3.TheProbabilityDensityFunctionofNonlinearPhaseNoise -- 4.SomeJointCharacteristicFunctions -- 4.1.JointCharacteristicFunctionofNonlinearPhaseNoiseandReceivedIntensity -- 4.2.JointCharacteristicFunctionofNonlinearPhaseNoiseandPhaseofAmplifierNoise -- 5.ErrorProbabilityofDPSKSignal -- 5.1.PhaseDistribution -- 5.2.ErrorProbability -- 5.3.ApproximationofIndependence -- 5.4.NumericalResults -- 6.CompensationofNonlinearPhaseNoise -- 6.1.LinearCompensation -- 6.2.NonlinearCompensation -- 6.3.ComparisonofLinearandNonlinearCompensators -- 7.Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 5TRANSMITTED INTENSITY DISTURBANCEFOR AIR-SPACED GLAN-TYPE POLARIZING PRISMS -- Abstract -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Experimental Results -- 3. Theoretical Analysis and Numerical Results -- 4. Thermal Effects -- 5. Conclusions -- References -- Chapter6GAIN,DISPERSIONANDCAUSALITYINQUASI-PHASE-MATCHEDOPTICALPARAMETRICAMPLIFICATION -- Abstract -- 1.Introduction -- 2.ParametricAmplificationinQPMNonlinear˜(2)Crystal:TheModel -- 3.SpectralGainCurveandGroupDelayAnalysis:CausalityandtheKramers-Kr¨onigRelation -- 3.1.Coupled-ModeEquationsandComplexSpectralGainofaParametricAmplifier -- 3.2.CausalityandKramers-Kr¨onigRelationfortheComplexSpectralGainCurve -- 3.3.SynthesisofaTargetSpectralGainCurve -- 4.Group-VelocityControlofPulsePropagationinQPM˜(2)GratingStructures -- 4.1.ComplexGroupDelay -- 4.2.SuperluminalandNegativeGroupVelocities -- 5.ConclusionsandDiscussion -- A.DerivationofEnvelopeEquations -- References. Chapter7PHYSICALORIGINOFNONLINEARPHENOMENAINOPTICS -- Abstract -- 1.Introduction -- 2.InfraredLaserMultiplePhotonExcitationofPolyatomicMolecules -- 3.NonlinearOpticalEffects -- 4.Conclusion -- References -- Chapter8ANALYSISOFGEOMETRICVARIATIONSANDPERTURBATIONSINHIGHINDEX-CONTRASTWAVEGUIDES,COUPLEDMODEANDPERTURBATIONTHEORIESINVARIATIONMATCHEDCURVILINEARCOORDINATES -- Abstract -- 1.Introduction -- 2.TypesofGeometricalVariationsofFiberProfiles -- 3.CoupledModeTheoryforMaxwell'sEquations -- 4.CurvilinearCoordinateSystems -- 5.Maxwell'sEquationsinCurvilinearCoordinates -- 6.CoupledModeTheoryforMaxwell'sEquationsinCurvilin-earCoordinates -- 6.1.ExpansionBasis -- 6.2.CoupledModeTheory -- 7.StudyofConvergenceoftheCoupledModeTheoryforNon-uniformWaveguides -- 8.StudyofConvergenceofthePerturbationExpansionsandaCoupledModeTheoryforUniformWaveguides -- 9.PMDofHollowCoreOmnidirectionalBandgapFiber -- 10.Conclusion -- Acknowledgements -- References -- Chapter 9LASER PROCESSING OF METALS USINGFEMTOSECOND AND NANOSECONDEXCIMER LASER IRRADIATION -- Abstract -- I. Introduction -- II. Experimental Methods -- A. Laser Systems and Characterization -- B. Electrochemical Analysis -- C. Film Preparation for Laser Removal -- III. Thermal Dynamic Analysis -- A. Fundamentals of Laser-Matter Interaction -- B. Ultrafast Processes Measurement -- IV. Results and Discussion -- A. Experimental Investigation of Laser-Matter Interaction -- B. Surface Structure Evolution as a Function of Laser Fluence -- (1) Surface structuring with a 10-pulse irradiation -- (2) Surface structuring with a 200-pulse irradiation -- (3) Surface structuring with a ns-pulse irradiation -- C. Electrochemical Analysis -- (1). Surface structuring and compositioning -- (2). Corrosion resistance characteristics of laser-irradiated surfaces. (3). Corrosion resistance properties as a function of number of laser pulses -- (4). Corrosion resistance properties as a function of laser fluence -- D. Laser Removal of Coatings -- 5. Discussion -- A. Nanosecond Pulse Laser Treatment -- B. Femtosecond Pulse Laser Treatment -- C. Considerations under a Repetitive fs-pulse Irradiation at a HigherFluence -- V. Summary -- Acknowledgments -- References -- INDEX.

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