TY - CHAP A1 - Andrea Blanco A2 - Joseba ZubĂ­a ED1 - Mohamed Fadhali Y1 - 2012-03-21 PY - 2012 T1 - Photonic Band Gap Engineered Materials for Controlling the Group Velocity of Light N2 - The new emerging field of photonics has significantly attracted the interest of many societies, professionals and researchers around the world. The great importance of this field is due to its applicability and possible utilization in almost all scientific and industrial areas. This book presents some advanced research topics in photonics. It consists of 16 chapters organized into three sections: Integrated Photonics, Photonic Materials and Photonic Applications. It can be said that this book is a good contribution for paving the way for further innovations in photonic technology. The chapters have been written and reviewed by well-experienced researchers in their fields. In their contributions they demonstrated the most profound knowledge and expertise for interested individuals in this expanding field. The book will be a good reference for experienced professionals, academics and researchers as well as young researchers only starting their carrier in this field. BT - Advanced Photonic Sciences SP - Ch. 3 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/25723 DO - 10.5772/25723 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-10-27 ER -