726 pages, 10x7 inches
July 2002 Hardcover
ISBN 1-58949-007-X


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This book, distinguishing itself from other books on the same topics, presents an electrodynamics theory that provides an unified self-consistent approach to describe mode excitations and mode couplings, including the optical guided-wave interactions, which occur in various devices of guided-wave optics, integrated optics, acoustooptics, electrooptics, and magnetooptics. Each specific wave interaction turns out to be a special case of  the most general coupled-mode equations under certain dielectric perturbation, and the dielectric perturbation tensor can be readily used to calculate the coupling coefficients. The book also presents an approach of group-theoretical analysis to the mode-coupling problems. Such an analysis usually reveals important electromagnetic properties of complex media waveguiding structures without detailed solutions of equations with boundary-values problems associated to those structures. Therefore, this book provides with powerful tools for studying very complicated problems that appear in theoretical and applied electrodynamics, integrated optics, acoustooptics, electrooptics, and magnetooptics, in research and in industrial applications as well.

graduate students, teachers, researchers, engineers in theoretical and applied electrodynamics, integrated optics, acoustooptics, electrooptics, and magnetooptics. 

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CH.1  General aspects of coupled-mode theory

1.1 Introduction
1.2 Manley-Rowe relations for lossless waveguiding structures
1.3 Coupled-mode equations and relationship between coupling coefficients
1.4 Normal waves of lossless systems with two phase-matched modes
1.5 Spatial distribution of power interchange between two phase-matched modes
1.6 Combined coupling of two phase-mismatched contradirectional modes
1.7 Special properties of dissipative systems
1.8 Conclusion

CH.2  Group-theoretical approach to complex media and waveguiding structures
2.1 Introduction
2.2 Symmetry description of media, waveguides, fields, and sources
2.3 Space-time reversal symmetry of Maxwell's equations
2.4 Calculation of the constitutive tensors
2.5 General electromagnetic properties of linear bianisotropic media
2.6 Symmetry properties of plane waves in bianisotropic media
2.7 Space-time reversal symmetry properties of electromagnetic multiports
2.8 Eigenvalue problems of symmetrical electromagnetic multiports
2.9 Symmetry synthesis of multiport scattering matrix
2.10 Conclusion

CH.3 General theory of complex media waveguide excitation by external sources
3.1 Introduction

3.2 General power-energy relations for bianisotropic media
3.3 Quasi-orthogonality and orthogonality of modes in lossy and lossless BAM waveguides
3.4 Orthogonail complementary fields and effective surface currents inside source region
3.5 Equations of mode excitation by given exciting currents
3.6 Conclusion

CH.4  Generalized theory of mode excitation for space dispersive media waveguides
4.1 Introduction

4.2 Modal expansion files with separating potential fields
4.3 Constitutive relations and dynamic equations for SDAM
4.4 General power-energy relations for space-dispersive active media
4.5 Development of mode excitation theory for SDAM waveguides
4.6 General discussion of the excitation theory for bam and SDAM waveguides
4.7 Conclusion

CH.5  Field structure and normalization of modes in open dielectric waveguides
5.1 Introduction
5.2 General properties of modes in closed waveguides without losses
5.3 Discrete and continuous spectra of guided and radiation modes in open waveguides
5.4 Radiation field and concept of leaky modes
5.5 Light-ray interpretation of radiation modes in planar dielectric waveguides
5.6 Electromagnetic fields and dispersion relations for guided modes
5.7 Normalization of guided modes in planar dielectric waveguides
5.8 Normalization of radiation modes in planar dielectric waveguides
5.9 Conclusion

CH.6  Coupled-mode theory for single-waveguide optical systems
6.1 Introduction
6.2 Static and dynamic perturbations of dielectric medium in optical guides
6.3 Equations of optical mode excitation by given exciting currents
6.4 Coupled-mode equations for single-wave optical systems 
6.5 Surface corrugation coupling of modes in planar dielectric waveguides
6.6 Electrooptic coupling of guided modes in planar dielectric waveguides
6.7 Acoustooptic coupling of modes in photoelastic medium and plannar dielectric waveguides
6.8 Magnetooptic of modes in planar dielectric waveguides
6.9 Conclusion

CH.7 Coupled-mode theory for multiwaveguide optical systems
7.1 Introduction
7.2 Modified reciprocity theorem for two different dielectric media
7.3 Quasi-orthogonality and orthogonality relations for modes in multiwaveguide systems
7.4 Modal expansion of electromagnetic fields, excess polarization and exciting currents
7.5 Bulk and surface coupling tensors for multiwaveguide systems
7.6 Excitation equations for guided and radiation modes in multiwaveguide
7.7 Coupled-mode equations for multiwaveguide optical systems
7.8 Interaction of guided modes in two parallel dielectric waveguides
7.9 Generalization of the coupled-mode theory for nonparallel waveguides
7.10 Conclusion

A. Elements of magnetic group theory and theory of representations
B. Basic relations of functional analysis and their electrodymanic analogs
C. Derivation of lossless excitation equation from Maxwell's equations
D. Polarization description of drifting charge carriers in non-degenerate plasmas
E. Derivation of power-energy relations for space-dispersive active media
F. Derivation of generalized reciprocity theorem for space-dispersive active media
G. Spectral structure of solution to inhomogeneous boundary-value problem
H. Analytic properties of the function k_y (k_z)=[k^2-(k_z)^2]^(1/2) in the complex k_z plane
I. Saddle-point method
J. Power-conservation relationships between coupling coefficients and structure of coupled-mode solutions
K. Modal expansion of excess polarization for a guide of multiwaveguide systems
L. Calculation of coupling coefficients and cross norms for two-waveguide systems
M. Vector-dyadic identities


Anatoly A. Barybin  received a Ph.D. degree in physics from the Institute of Electrical Engineering, Leningrad, in 1968 and a Doctor of Science degree from A. F. Ioffe Physico-Technical Institute, Acad. of Sci. USSR, Leningrad, in 1981. He is a professor of the Electronics Department in Saint Petersburg Electro-technical University, Russia. Dr Barybin is an expert in vacuum and semiconductor electronics including Gunn-effect devices and technology; his research interests are in the areas of wave interactions in complex media multilayered waveguiding structures of microwave and optical ranges. Dr Barybin is the author of a book entitled Waves in Thin Film Semiconductor Structures with Hot Electrons and over 120 research papers.

Victor A. Dmitriev  received his Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the Moscow State Technical University in 1977. Currently, he is a visiting professor at the Federal University of Para, Belem, Brazil. His professional expertise and research interests are in the fields of microwave and light wave technology, and in particular in the applications of group theory to electromagnetic problems. Dr. Dmitriev is the author (coauthor) of more than 100 research papers published in scientific journals, and he is also a coauthor of several books including the one entitled: Nonreciprocal devices on ferrite resonators.