Optical MEMS, Nanophotonics, and Their Applications

1st Edition

Guangya Zhou, Chengkuo Lee

CRC Press
Published December 15, 2017
Reference - 432 Pages - 340 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781498741330 - CAT# K26734
Series: Series in Optics and Optoelectronics

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This book covers device design fundamentals and system applications in optical MEMS and nanophotonics. Expert authors showcase examples of how fusion of nanoelectromechanical (NEMS) with nanophotonic elements is creating powerful new photonic devices and systems including MEMS micromirrors, MEMS tunable filters, MEMS-based adjustable lenses and apertures, NEMS-driven variable silicon nanowire waveguide couplers, and NEMS tunable photonic crystal nanocavities. The book also addresses system applications in laser scanning displays, endoscopic systems, space telescopes, optical telecommunication systems, and biomedical implantable systems.

  • Presents efforts to scale down mechanical and photonic elements into the nano regime for enhanced performance, faster operational speed, greater bandwidth, and higher level of integration.
  • Showcases the integration of MEMS and optical/photonic devices into real commercial products.
  • Addresses applications in optical telecommunication, sensing, imaging, and biomedical systems.

Prof. Vincent C. Lee is Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National University of Singapore.

Prof. Guangya Zhou is Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at National University of Singapore.


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