This edited volume covers technological developments and current research trends in the field of photonics, plasmonics and optics, focusing on photonic crystals, semiconductor optical devices, optical communications and optical sensors, with an emphasis on practical sectors. It broadly contains the latest research domains contributed by experts and researchers in their respective fields with a major focus on the basic physics. Works in the area of electromagnetic bandgap structures (EBG) and metasurfaces are included for applications in different aspects of communications systems. Further, it covers research phenomena of microwave photonic devices to develop miniaturized high-frequency devices.
- Reviews nonlinear optical phenomena related with materials and crystals and plasmonic effects on device fabrications
- Contains a detailed analysis on photonic crystals with their applications in making all-optical passive components
- Focusses on nonlinear optics, more precisely on crystals and materials, and computational aspects on evaluating their properties from Maxwell's equations
- Presents an extensive study on the physics of EBG structures for application in antenna and high-frequency communications
- Includes metamaterials and metasurfaces for applications in photonics as well as in microwave engineering for high-frequency communication systems
Photonics, Plasmonics and Information Optics: Research and Technological Advances is aimed at researchers, professionals and graduate students in optical communication, silicon photonics, photonic crystals, semiconductor optical devices, metamaterials and metasurfaces, and microwave photonics.
Arpan Deyasi is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering in RCC Institute of Information Technology, Kolkata, India. He has 13 years of professional experience in academics and industry. He earned a BSc (Hons), a BTech, an MTech at the University of Calcutta. He is working in the area of semiconductor nanostructure and semiconductor photonics. He has published more than 150 peer-reviewed research papers and a few edited volumes under the banner of CRC Press, IGI Global, etc. His major teaching subjects are solid state device, electromagnetics, photonics. He has organized international and national conferences, faculty development programmes, workshops, laboratory and industrial visits, seminars and technical events for students under the banner of IE(I) Kolkata section. He is also associated with a few reputed conferences. He is reviewer of a few journals of repute and some prestigious conferences in India and abroad. He has delivered a few talks and conducted hands-on sessions on nanoelectronics, photonics and electromagnetics in various FDPs, workshops, seminars. He is the editor of various conference proceedings and edited volumes. He is a member of IEEE Electron Device Society, IE(I), Optical Society of India, IETE, ISTE, ACM, etc. He is working as SPOC of RCCIIT Local Chapter (NPTEL course), Nodal Coordinator of e-outreach programme and Internshala, Faculty Advisor of the student chapter of Institution of Engineers (India) in ECE Department.
Pampa Debnath is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering in RCC Institute of Information Technology, Kolkata, India. She has more than 12 years of professional teaching experience in academics. She earned a BTech and an MTech at the University of Burdwan. Her research interest covers the area of microwave devices, microstrip patch antennas, SIW based circuit and antenna. She has published several research papers in IEEE Xpore, Microsystem Technologies-Springer, CRC Press and in some national and international conferences, and a few edited volumes under the banner of CRC Press, IGI Global, etc. Her major teaching subjects are electromagnetics, RF and microwave and antenna. She has already served as editor as well as technical chair of One International Conference (ICCSE 2016), which is published by CRC Press, coordinated a few faculty development programmes, workshops, laboratory and industrial visits, seminars and technical events under the banner of the Institution of Engineers (India) Kolkata section. She is also associated with a few national and international conferences. She is a reviewer of few journals of repute and some national and international conferences. She is the editor of various conference proceedings and edited volumes. She has conducted hands on session on photonics, electromagnetics and microwaves in various FDPs, workshops and seminars. She is a member of the Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE), Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE), International Association for Engineers (IAENG).
Asit Kumar Datta is a former Professor and former Head of the Department of Applied Physics and later of the Department of Applied Optics and Photonics, University of Calcutta. He earned a PhD in power electronics at the University of Calcutta. After his retirement from Calcutta University, he acted as Dean and mentor of three engineering colleges in West Bengal. He was teaching and conducting research for more than 40 years in the Department of Applied Physics and the Applied Optics and Photonics. Professor Datta has contributed significantly in the area of power electronics, control instrumentation, photonic image processing and photonics computing. He executed 12 funded and sponsored research projects and has published more than 120 papers in national and international journals and conference proceedings and also guided 14 research students toward their PhD degrees. He has also published two books through CRC Press in the area of face recognition and information photonics. He represented India at the International Commission for Optics (ICO), Paris and was the Indian representative in two divisions of the International Commission of Illumination (CIE), Geneva. He was an Advisor of UPSC, Member of Photonics programme of DRDO, expert of NBA in electronics and communication.
Siddhartha Bhattacharyya earned his Bachelors in Physics, Bachelors in Optics and Optoelectronics and Masters in Optics and Optoelectronics from University of Calcutta, India in 1995, 1998 and 2000 respectively. He completed PhD in Computer Science and Engineering from Jadavpur University, India in 2008. He is the recipient of the University Gold Medal from the University of Calcutta for his Masters. He is the recipient of several coveted awards including the Distinguished HoD Award and Distinguished Professor Award conferred by Computer Society of India, Mumbai Chapter, India in 2017, the Honorary Doctorate Award (D. Litt.) from The University of South America and the South East Asian Regional Computing Confederation (SEARCC) International Digital Award ICT Educator of the Year in 2017. He has been appointed as the ACM Distinguished Speaker for the tenure 2018-2020. He has been inducted into the People of ACM hall of fame by ACM, USA in 2020. He has been appointed as the IEEE Computer Society Distinguished Visitor for the tenure 2021-2023.
He is currently serving as a Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering of Christ University, Bangalore. He served as the Principal of RCC Institute of Information Technology, Kolkata, India during 2017-2019. He has also served as a Senior Research Scientist in the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science of VSB Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic (20182019). Prior to this, he was the Professor of Information Technology of RCC Institute of Information Technology, Kolkata, India. He served as the Head of the Department from March, 2014 to December, 2016. Prior to this, he was an Associate Professor of Information Technology of RCC Institute of Information Technology, Kolkata, India from 2011-2014. Before that, he served as an Assistant Professor in Computer Science and Information Technology of University Institute of Technology, The University of Burdwan, India from 2005-2011. He was a Lecturer in Information Technology of Kalyani Government Engineering College, India during 2001-2005.
He is a co-author of 5 books and the co-editor of 72 books and has more than 300 research publications in international journals and conference proceedings to his credit. He has got two PCTs to his credit. He has been the member of the organizing and technical program committees of several national and international conferences. He is the founding Chair of ICCICN 2014, ICRCICN (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018), ISSIP (2017, 2018) (Kolkata, India). He was the General Chair of several international conferences like WCNSSP 2016 (Chiang Mai, Thailand), ICACCP (2017, 2019) (Sikkim, India) and (ICICC 2018 (New Delhi, India) and ICICC 2019 (Ostrava, Czech Republic).
He is the Associate Editor of several reputed journals including Applied Soft Computing, IEEE Access, Evolutionary Intelligence and IET Quantum Communications. He is the editor of International Journal of Pattern Recognition Research and the founding Editor in Chief of International Journal of Hybrid Intelligence, Inderscience. He has guest edited several issues with several international journals. He is serving as the Series Editor of IGI Global Book Series Advances in Information Quality and Management (AIQM), De Gruyter Book Series Frontiers in Computational Intelligence (FCI), CRC Press Book Series(s) Computational Intelligence and Applications & Quantum Machine Intelligence, Wiley Book Series Intelligent Signal and Data Processing, Elsevier Book Series Hybrid Computational Intelligence for Pattern Analysis and Understanding and Springer Tracts on Human Centered Computing.
His research interests include hybrid intelligence, pattern recognition, multimedia data processing, social networks and quantum computing.
Dr. Bhattacharyya is a life fellow of Optical Society of India (OSI), India, life fellow of International Society of Research and Development (ISRD), UK, a fellow of Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), UK, a fellow of Institute of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE), India and a fellow of Institution of Engineers (IEI), India. He is also a senior member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), USA, International Institute of Engineering and Technology (IETI), Hong Kong and Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), USA. He is a life member of Cryptology Research Society of India (CRSI), Computer Society of India (CSI), Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE), Indian Unit for Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence (IUPRAI), Center for Education Growth and Research (CEGR), Integrated Chambers of Commerce and Industry (ICCI), and Association of Leaders and Industries (ALI). He is a member of Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), UK, International Rough Set Society, International Association for Engineers (IAENG), Hong Kong, Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA), USA, International Association of Academicians, Scholars, Scientists and Engineers (IAASSE), USA, Institute of Doctors Engineers and Scientists (IDES), India, The International Society of Service Innovation Professionals (ISSIP) and The Society of Digital Information and Wireless Communications (SDIWC). He is also a certified Chartered Engineer of Institution of Engineers (IEI), India. He is on the Board of Directors of International Institute of Engineering and Technology (IETI), Hong Kong.
1. Foundation, Progress and Future of Photonics, Plasmonics and Information Optics: Researchers Perspective
[Pampa Debnath, Arpan Deyasi and Siddhartha Bhattacharyya]
2. Bandgap Engineering of Sol-Gel Spin-Coated TiO2 Thin Film on Glass Substrate
[Soham Lodh and Rajib Chakraborty]
3. Metamaterials and Metasurfaces for High-Frequency Applications
4. Design of Superlens Using 2D Photonic Crystal with Various Geometries under Polarized Incidence: Design of Superlens Using 2D Photonic Crystal
[Moumita Banerjee, Pampa Debnath and Arpan Deyasi]
5. Investigation on Some Fast Optical/Opto-Electronic Switching Systems for Implementing Different Modulation Schemes
[Minakshi Mandal, Suranjan Lakshan, Debashri Saha, Agnijita Chatterjee and Sourangshu Mukhopadhyay]
6. Slotted Photonic Crystal Waveguide: An Effective Platform for Efficient Nonlinear Photonic Applications
[Mrinal Sen and Tanmoy Datta]
7. Performance Evaluation of Raman Amplifier-Embedded Optical Fibre Communication System at Both Minimum Dispersion and Minimum Attenuation Windows
[Rajarshi Dhar and Arpan Deyasi]
8. Ultra-Narrowband Optical Comb Filter Using Sampled Fibre Bragg Gratings
9. A Real-Time and Wireless Structural Health Monitoring Scheme for Aerospace Structures Using Fibre Bragg Grating Principle
[Ahsan Aqueeb, Mijia Yang, Benjamin Braaten, Ellie Burczek and Sayan Roy]
10. Gap Solitons in Photorefractive Optical Lattices
[Aavishkar Katti and Priya Singh]
11. Real-Time Numerical Analysis of Photonic Bandgap Structure Using Finite Difference in Time-Domain Method
[Rajorshi Bandyopadhyay and Rajib Chakraborty]
12. Super Achromatic Multi-Level Diffractive Lens: A New Era Flat Lenses
[Ekata Mitra and Subhashish Dolai]
13. Adaptive Repetitive Control of Peristaltic Pump Flow Rate with an Optical Flow Sensing System
[Naiwrita Dey, Ujjwal Mondal and Anindita Sengupta]
[Pampa Debnath, Arpan Deyasi and Siddhartha Bhattacharyya]