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Organic Photovoltaics: Mechanisms, Materials, and Devices

Organic Photovoltaics: Mechanisms, Materials, and Devices

1st Edition

Sam-Shajing Sun, Niyazi Serdar Sariciftci
March 29, 2005

Recently developed organic photovoltaics (OPVs) show distinct advantages over their inorganic counterparts due to their lighter weight, flexible shape, versatile materials synthesis and device fabrication schemes, and low cost in large-scale industrial production. Although many books currently...

Micro-Optomechatronics

Micro-Optomechatronics

1st Edition

Hiroshi Hosaka, Yoshitada Katagiri, Terunao Hirota, Kiyoshi Itao
December 15, 2004

Fusing developments in optics, electronics, and mechanics, this reference systematically explores and describes an abundance of micro-optomechatronic devices and applications. The authors outline the power and position control of a laser beam, as well as fundamental principles in optical...

Organic Light-Emitting Diodes: Principles, Characteristics & Processes

Organic Light-Emitting Diodes: Principles, Characteristics & Processes

1st Edition

Jan Kalinowski
November 29, 2004

Organic Light Emitting Diodes: Principles, Characteristics, and Processes presents recent developments in organic electroluminescence and their application to light emitting diodes. In six chapters and complete with an extensive set of references, it describes and illustrates the physical...

High-Performance Backbone Network Technology

High-Performance Backbone Network Technology

1st Edition

Naoaki Yamanaka
May 05, 2004

Compiling the most influential papers from the IEICE Transactions in Communications, High-Performance Backbone Network Technology examines critical breakthroughs in the design and provision of effective public service networks in areas including traffic control, telephone service, real-time video...

Semiconductor Laser Fundamentals

Semiconductor Laser Fundamentals

1st Edition

Toshiaki Suhara
March 16, 2004

Ranging from fundamental theoretical concepts to advanced device technologies, this reference/text explores the engineering, characteristics, and performance of specific semiconductor lasers. It defines key principles in electromagnetics, optoelectronics, and laser implementation for novel...

Nonlinear Optics: Theory, Numerical Modeling, and Applications

Nonlinear Optics: Theory, Numerical Modeling, and Applications

1st Edition

Partha P. Banerjee
December 04, 2003

Nonlinear Optics probes in great depth quadratic and cubic nonlinearities, photorefractive nonlinear optics, the nonlinear optical properties of nematic liquid crystals, and photonic bandgap structures. This reference places core physical principles and theoretical concepts in dialogue with...

Semiconductor and Metal Nanocrystals: Synthesis and Electronic and Optical Properties

Semiconductor and Metal Nanocrystals: Synthesis and Electronic and Optical Properties

1st Edition

Victor I. Klimov
November 07, 2003

The vast technological potential of nanocrystalline materials, as well as current intense interest in the physics and chemistry of nanoscale phenomena, has led to explosive growth in research on semiconductor nanocrystals, also known as nanocrystal quantum dots, and metal nanoparticles....

Handbook of Nonlinear Optics

Handbook of Nonlinear Optics

2nd Edition

Richard L. Sutherland
April 22, 2003

Examining classic theories, experimental methods, and practical formulas for exploration of the core topics in nonlinear optics, the second edition of this acclaimed text was extensively revised to reflect recent advances in the analysis and modification of material properties for application in...

Light Propagation in Periodic Media: Differential Theory and Design

Light Propagation in Periodic Media: Differential Theory and Design

1st Edition

Michel Neviere, Evgeny Popov
November 06, 2002

Based on more than 30 years of research on differential theories of gratings, this book describes developments in differential theory for applications in spectroscopy, acoustics, X-ray instrumentation, optical communication, information processing, photolithography, high-power lasers,...

Image Recognition and Classification: Algorithms, Systems, and Applications

Image Recognition and Classification: Algorithms, Systems, and Applications

1st Edition

Bahram Javidi
June 14, 2002

"Details the latest image processing algorithms and imaging systems for image recognition with diverse applications to the military; the transportation, aerospace, information security, and biomedical industries; radar systems; and image tracking systems."...

Handbook of Image Quality: Characterization and Prediction

Handbook of Image Quality: Characterization and Prediction

1st Edition

Brian Keelan
March 21, 2002

With 300 figures, tables, and equations, this book presents a unified approach to image quality research and modeling. The author discusses the results of different, calibrated psychometric experiments can be rigorously integrated to construct predictive software using Monte Carlo simulations and...

Rare-Earth-Doped Fiber Lasers and Amplifiers, Revised and Expanded

Rare-Earth-Doped Fiber Lasers and Amplifiers, Revised and Expanded

2nd Edition

Michel J.F. Digonnet
May 31, 2001

A discussion of the theories, operating characteristics, and current technology of main fiber laser and amplifier devices based on rare-earth-doped silica and fluorozirconate fibers. It describes the principles, designs, and properties of the erbium-doped fiber amplifier and its role as the...

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