The contributions to this book constitute an excellent record of many key issues and scientific problems in planar lightwave circuit research. There are detailed overviews of experimental and theoretical work in high index contrast waveguide systems, micro-optical resonators, nonlinear optics, and advanced optical simulation methods, as well as articles describing emerging applications of integrated optics for medical and biological applications.
In depth reviews of current developments waveguide and microphotonics research
New applications of planar lightwave components in medicine, biology and defence
Overview and assessment of optical simulation tools and techniques
Recent research results from leaders in the field