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Optical Systems Engineering

by Keith Kasunic

A practical guide to optical system design and development

Optical Systems Engineering emphasizes first-order, system-level estimates of optical performance. Building on the basic principles of optical design...


Chalcogenide Glasses for Infrared Optics

by A. Ray Hilton

Cutting-edge techniques for yielding high-quality chalcogenide glasses

This pioneering work describes the technology, developed over a 50-year period, to utilize chalcogenide glasses as infrared optical materials....


The Optical Communications Reference

by Casimer DeCusatis & Ivan Kaminow

Extracting key information from Academic Press's range of prestigious titles in optical communications, this reference gives the R&D optical fiber communications engineer a quick and easy-to-grasp understanding...


Sensors Handbook

by Sabrie Soloman

Complete, State-of-the-Art Coverage of Sensor Technologies and Applications

Fully revised with the latest breakthroughs in integrated sensors and control systems, Sensors Handbook, Second Edition provides all...


Fiber Optic Installer's Field Manual, Second Edition

by Bob Chomycz

A fully updated fiber optic cable installation guide

Extensively revised to cover the latest technologies and equipment, this portable tool shows you how to plan, install, and maintain a robust fiber optic network...


High Power Laser Handbook

by Hagop Injeyan & Gregory Goodno

The State of the Art in High-Power Laser Technology

Filled with full-color images, High-Power Laser Handbook offers comprehensive details on the latest advances in high-power laser development and applications....


Handbook of Optics, Third Edition Volume I : Geometrical and Physical Optics, Polarized Light, Components and Instruments(set): Geometrical and Physic

by Michael Bass, Casimer DeCusatis & Jay M. Enoch

The most comprehensive and up-to-date optics resource availablePrepared under the auspices of the Optical Society of America, the five carefully architected and cross-referenced volumes of the Handbook of Optics,...


RFID in the Supply Chain

by Pedro M. Reyes

A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO IMPROVING SUPPLY CHAIN OPERATIONS WITH RFID

Written by the Director of the Center for Excellence in Supply Chain Management at Baylor University, RFID in the Supply Chain offers expert insight...


Laser Spectroscopy for Sensing: Fundamentals, Techniques and Applications

by Matthieu Baudelet

Laser spectroscopy is a valuable tool for sensing and chemical analysis. Developments in lasers, detectors and mathematical analytical tools have led to improvements in the sensitivity and selectivity of spectroscopic...


Principles of Electron Optics: Wave Optics

by Peter W. Hawkes & E. Kasper

The three volumes in the PRINCIPLES OF ELECTRON OPTICS Series constitute the first comprehensive treatment of electron optics in over forty years. While Volumes 1 and 2 are devoted to geometrical optics, Volume...


Semiconductor Lasers: Fundamentals and Applications

by A Baranov & E Tournie

Semiconductor lasers have important applications in numerous fields, including engineering, biology, chemistry and medicine. They form the backbone of the optical telecommunications infrastructure supporting...


Basics of Interferometry

by P. Hariharan

This book is for those who have some knowledge of optics, but little or no previous experience in interferometry. Accordingly, the carefully designed presentation helps readers easily find and assimilate the...


The Complete Book of Holograms: How They Work and How to Make Them

by Joseph E. Kasper & Steven A. Feller

Clear, thorough account, without complicated mathematics, explains geometric and zone plate holography and the different types of holograms, along with step-by-step instructions for making holograms. 116 illustrations....


Handbook of Optical Constants of Solids: Volume 2

by Edward D. Palik

This handbook--a sequel to the widely used Handbook of Optical Constants of Solids--contains critical reviews and tabulated values of indexes of refraction (n) and extinction coefficients (k) for almost 50 materials...


Handbook of Organic Materials for Optical and (Opto)Electronic Devices: Properties and Applications

by O Ostroverkhova

Small molecules and conjugated polymers, the two main types of organic materials used for optoelectronic and photonic devices, can be used in a number of applications including organic light-emitting diodes,...


Quantum Optics with Semiconductor Nanostructures

by F Jahnke

An understanding of the interaction between light and matter on a quantum level is of fundamental interest and has many applications in optical technologies. The quantum nature of the interaction has recently...


Advances in Laser Materials Processing: Technology, Research and Application

by J. R. Lawrence, J Pou & D K Y Low

Because of its capacity for continuous development and flexibility of use, the laser has become a mainstream manufacturing tool in many industrial sectors. This timely book relays the state-of-the-art in laser...


Computer Design of Diffractive Optics

by V A Soifer

Diffractive optics involves the manipulation of light using diffractive optical elements (DOEs). DOEs are being widely applied in such areas as telecommunications, electronics, laser technologies and biomedical...


Handbook of Solid-State Lasers: Materials, Systems and Applications

by B Denker & E Shklovsky

Solid-state lasers which offer multiple desirable qualities, including enhanced reliability, robustness, efficiency and wavelength diversity, are absolutely indispensable for many applications. The Handbook...


Fundamentals of Femtosecond Optics

by S A Kozlov & V V Samartsev

Femtosecond optics involves the study of ultra-short pulses of light. Understanding the behaviour of these light pulses makes it possible to develop ultra-fast lasers with a wide range of applications in such...