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Handbook of Optical Engineering

Handbook of Optical Engineering

1st Edition

Daniel Malacara
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...

Integrated Optical Circuits and Components: Design and Applications

Integrated Optical Circuits and Components: Design and Applications

1st Edition

Murphy
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....

Visual Information Representation, Communication, and Image Processing

Visual Information Representation, Communication, and Image Processing

1st Edition

Ya-Qin Zhang
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...

Computational Modeling of Vision: The Role of Combination

Computational Modeling of Vision: The Role of Combination

1st Edition

William Uttal
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...

Characterization Techniques and Tabulations for Organic Nonlinear Optical Materials

Characterization Techniques and Tabulations for Organic Nonlinear Optical Materials

1st Edition

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...

Diffraction Gratings and Applications

Diffraction Gratings and Applications

1st Edition

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...

Acousto-Optics, Second Edition

Acousto-Optics, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Adrian Korpel
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...

Devices for Optoelectronics

Devices for Optoelectronics

1st Edition

Leigh
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...

Handbook of Optical Fibers and Cables, Second Edition

Handbook of Optical Fibers and Cables, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Murata
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...

Acousto-Optic Signal Processing: Theory and Implementation, Second Edition

Acousto-Optic Signal Processing: Theory and Implementation, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Berg
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...

Thin Films for Optical Systems

Thin Films for Optical Systems

1st Edition

Flory
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...

Spatial Light Modulator Technology: Materials, Devices, and Applications

Spatial Light Modulator Technology: Materials, Devices, and Applications

1st Edition

Uzi Efron
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,...

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