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Optical Sciences and Applications of Light


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Optics is an enabling technology in many fields of science and engineering. The purpose of this book series is to present the state of the art in the basic science of optics, applied optics, and optical engineering, as well as the applications of optics in many areas, including healthcare and life sciences, lighting, energy, manufacturing, information technology, telecommunications, sensors, metrology, defense, and education.

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Nonimaging Optics: Solar and Illumination System Methods, Design, and Performance

Nonimaging Optics: Solar and Illumination System Methods, Design, and Performance

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Roland Winston, Lun Jiang, Vladimir Oliker
March 18, 2020

This book provides a comprehensive look at the science, methods, designs, and limitations of nonimaging optics. It begins with an in-depth discussion on thermodynamically efficient optical designs and how they improve the performance and cost effectiveness of solar concentrating and illumination...

Polarized Light and Optical Systems

Polarized Light and Optical Systems

1st Edition

Russell A. Chipman, Wai Sze Tiffany Lam, Garam Young
August 09, 2018

Polarized Light and Optical Systems presents polarization optics for undergraduate and graduate students in a way which makes classroom teaching relevant to current issues in optical engineering. This curriculum has been developed and refined for a decade and a half at the University of Arizona’s...

Fundamentals of Optomechanics

Fundamentals of Optomechanics

1st Edition

Daniel Vukobratovich, Paul Yoder
February 05, 2018

When Galileo designed the tube of his first telescope, optomechanics was born. Concerned with the shape and position of surfaces in an optical system, optomechanics is a subfield of physics that is arguably as old as optics. However, while universities offer courses on the subject, there is a...

Optics Manufacturing: Components and Systems

Optics Manufacturing: Components and Systems

1st Edition

Christoph Gerhard
December 21, 2017

Optical components are essential key elements in modern engineering and everyday life. The education of skilled personnel and specialists in the fields of theoretical and practical optics manufacturing is of essential importance for next-generation technologies. Against this background, this book...

Numerical Methods in Photonics

Numerical Methods in Photonics

1st Edition

Andrei V. Lavrinenko, Jesper Lægsgaard, Niels Gregersen, Frank Schmidt, Thomas Søndergaard
November 22, 2017

Simulation and modeling using numerical methods is one of the key instruments in any scientific work. In the field of photonics, a wide range of numerical methods are used for studying both fundamental optics and applications such as design, development, and optimization of photonic components....

Photonics Modelling and Design

Photonics Modelling and Design

1st Edition

Slawomir Sujecki
October 18, 2017

Photonics Modeling and Design delivers a concise introduction to the modeling and design of photonic devices. Assuming a general knowledge of photonics and the operating principles of fibre and semiconductor lasers, this book: Describes the analysis of the light propagation in dielectric media...

Femtosecond Laser Shaping: From Laboratory to Industry

Femtosecond Laser Shaping: From Laboratory to Industry

1st Edition

Marcos Dantus
August 14, 2017

Expensive, delicate, and difficult to operate, femtosecond lasers have already won two Nobel Prizes and created multi-billion dollar industries. As these lasers break out of laboratories for use in real-world large-scale applications, the number of people using them increases. This book provides a...

Handbook of Optomechanical Engineering

Handbook of Optomechanical Engineering

2nd Edition

Anees Ahmad
June 13, 2017

This comprehensive handbook covers all major aspects of optomechanical engineering - from conceptual design to fabrication and integration of complex optical systems. The practical information within is ideal for optical and optomechanical engineers and scientists involved in the design,...

Lens Design: A Practical Guide

Lens Design: A Practical Guide

1st Edition

Haiyin Sun
December 01, 2016

A Practical Guide to Lens Design focuses on the very detailed practical process of lens design. Every step from setup specifications to finalizing the design for production is discussed in a straight forward, tangible way. Design examples of several widely used modern lenses are provided. Optics...

Nanofabrication: Principles to Laboratory Practice

Nanofabrication: Principles to Laboratory Practice

1st Edition

Andrew Sarangan
October 21, 2016

This book is designed to introduce typical cleanroom processes, techniques, and their fundamental principles. It is written for the practicing scientist or engineer, with a focus on being able to transition the information from the book to the laboratory. Basic theory such as electromagnetics and...

Blackbody Radiation: A History of Thermal Radiation Computational Aids and Numerical Methods

Blackbody Radiation: A History of Thermal Radiation Computational Aids and Numerical Methods

1st Edition

Sean M. Stewart, R. Barry Johnson
August 29, 2016

Shelving Guide: Electrical Engineering In 1900 the great German theoretical physicist Max Planck formulated a correct mathematical description of blackbody radiation. Today, understanding the behavior of a blackbody is of importance to many fields including thermal and infrared systems engineering...

High-Speed 3D Imaging with Digital Fringe Projection Techniques

High-Speed 3D Imaging with Digital Fringe Projection Techniques

1st Edition

Song Zhang
March 01, 2016

Digital fringe projection (DFP) techniques are used for non-contact shape measurement of 3D images. In the rapidly expanding field of 3D high-speed imaging, the demand for DFP continues to grow due to the technology’s fast speed, flexibility, low cost, and high accuracy. High-Speed 3D Imaging with...

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