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LEOMA and the US Laser Industry: The Good and Bad Moves for Trade Associations in Emerging High-Tech Industries

by C. Breck Hitz

This book describes the approaches, both successful and not, to the political and infrastructure issues addressed by the trade association. The intent is to provide guidance to those confronting similar issues,...

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...

Graphene Optoelectronics: Synthesis, Characterization, Properties, and Applications

by Abdul Rashid bin M. Yusoff

This first book on emerging applications for this innovative material gives an up-to-date account of the many opportunities graphene offers high-end optoelectronics.

The text focuses on potential as well as already...

Integrated Nanophotonic Devices

by Zeev Zalevsky & Ibrahim Abdulhalim

Nanophotonics is a field of science and technology based on the manipulation of light with equally miniscule structures, in the same way that computer chips are used to route and switch electrical signals. By...

Fringe Pattern Analysis for Optical Metrology: Theory, Algorithms, and Applications

by Manuel Servin, J. Antonio Quiroga & Moises Padilla

The main objective of this book is to present the basic theoretical principles and practical applications for the classical interferometric techniques and the most advanced methods in the field of modern fringe...

Dispersion Engineering for Integrated Nanophotonics

by Olivier Vanbésien & Emmanuel Centeno

This book shows how dispersion engineering in two dimensional dielectric photonic crystals can provide new effects for the precise control of light propagation for integrated nanophotonics.

Dispersion engineering...

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...

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...

Optical Switches: Materials and Design

by S J Chua & B Li

Optical communication using optical fibres as the transmission medium is essential to handling the massive growth of both telecom and datacom traffic. To fully realize the potential bandwidth available on these...

Astronomical Optics

by Daniel J. Schroeder

This book provides a unified treatment of the characteristics of telescopes of all types, both those whose performance is set by geometrical aberrations and the effect of the atmosphere, and those diffraction-limited...

Optical Fiber Telecommunications Volume VIB: Systems and Networks

by Ivan Kaminow, Tingye Li & Alan E. Willner

Optical Fiber Telecommunications VI (A&B) is the sixth in a series that has chronicled the progress in the R&D of lightwave communications since the early 1970s. Written by active authorities from academia and...