Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Dust jacket shows the slightest signs of shelf wear only, no tears.364 pages. Many graphs, tables, formulae.
This comprehensive text combines fiber and integrated optics material in a one-semester text for seniors. The text is specific in its coverage of fiber optics, with physical insight into the development of ray-optic and wave-field description of waveguiding. Students will benefit from a review of the required math and electromagnetic background in Chapter 1. Sections on the latest applications such as fiber optic sensors, optical amplifiers, and optical interconnects are included.