From the Publisher
This book is intended to help graduate students and researchers gain broad exposure to model problems in the areas of optical science: diffractive optics, photonic band gap structures, and waveguides. It includes up-to-date results and references for more experienced researchers while providing introductory material for those less familiar with these areas.
About the Author
Lawrence Cowsar is Technical Manager, Optical Fiber Design and Simulation Tools Group, Bell Laboratories, Lucent Technologies in Murray Hill, New Jersey.
Wen Masters is Deputy Division Director of the Math, Computer and Information Sciences Division at the Office of Naval Research in Arlington, Virginia.