Handbook of Optical Engineering
Diffraction Gratings and Applications
Acousto-Optics, Second Edition
Devices for Optoelectronics
May 31, 2001
This handbook explains principles, processes, methods, and procedures of optical engineering in a concise and practical way. It emphasizes fundamental approaches and provides useful formulas and step-by-step worked-out examples to demonstrate applications and clarify calculation methods. The book...
August 03, 1999
Updates the advancements made in the level of achievable integration of optical circuits and components in the last ten years--highlighting the commercial success of particular devices as well as introducing multiple facets of integrated optics....
May 25, 1999
Discusses recent advances in the related technologies of multimedia computers, videophones, video-over-Internet, HDTV, digital satellite TV and interactive computer games. The text analyzes ways of achieving more effective navigation techniques, data management functions, and higher throughout...
February 02, 1999
Defines a unified theory of vision in which nearly independent components of visual stimuli are recombined and synthesized at high levels of neural processing to produce the richness of visual experience. The text illustrates how visual systems gather, process and reconstruct information about...
Mark G. Kuzyk, Carl V. Dirk
May 20, 1998
"Furnishes table of nonlinear optical properties of organic substances as well as experimental procedures for measuring the nonlinearity of the elements tabulated, including composite materials-offering support for scientists and engineers involved in characterizing, optimizing, and producing...
Erwin G. Loewen, Evgeny Popov
May 08, 1997
"Offers and up-to-date assessment of the entire field of diffraction gratings, including history, physics, manufacture, testing, and instrument design. Furnishes--for the first time in a single-source reference--a thorough review of efficiency behavior, examining echelles as well as concave, binary...
November 06, 1996
Revised and updated, this second edition first explains heuristically the physics of acousto-optics before presenting the mathematics of the formal theory. The material is integrated to illustrate and promote the development of new ideas, concepts, theories, inventions and devices. The text also...
July 09, 1996
Offers coverage of optical devices utilized in communication and information processing systems, highlighting the physics of optoelectronics necessary for both hybrid and monolithic optical integrated circuits. The text aims to bridge the gap between thin-film switches and active semiconductors by...
June 25, 1996
This work covers the history of optical communications, fibres and fiber cables, and compares optical fibres with other transmission media. It also discusses optical fibre materials, reliability and manufacture, illustrates the design, construction and properties of recent cables used for optical...
November 17, 1995
This work describes all aspects of acousto-optic signal processing, from the theory of acousto-optic interaction and basic devices, to the practical use of frequency- and time-domain signal processing systems. This edition features information on spectrum analysis, signal correlation, signal delay...
July 06, 1995
This work presents advances in thin films for applications in the fields of integrated optics, micro-optics, optical telecommunications and optoelectronics. It delineates the performance characteristics needed for graded coatings, damage-resistant laser coatings and many others. Basic theory and...
September 29, 1994
This work offers comprehensive coverage of all aspects of spatial light modulators, from the various optical materials used for modulation, through the availability and characteristics of specific devices, to the main applications of SLMs and related systems. The gamut of SLMs is surveyed,...