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High Frequency Communication and Sensing: Traveling-Wave Techniques

Ahmet Tekin, Ahmed Emira
February 19, 2018

High Frequency Communication and Sensing: Traveling-Wave Techniques introduces novel traveling wave circuit techniques to boost the performance of high-speed circuits in standard low-cost production technologies, like complementary metal oxide semiconductor (CMOS). A valuable resource for...

Understanding Optics with Python

Vasudevan Lakshminarayanan, Hassen Ghalila, Ahmed Ammar, L. Srinivasa Varadharajan
February 16, 2018

This book introduces optics through the use of simulations, namely, Python. Students, researchers, and engineers will be able to use Python simulations to better understand the basic concepts of optics and professors will be able to provide immediate visualizations of the complex ideas. Readers...

Building a Dedicated GSM GPS Module Tracking System for Fleet Management: Hardware and Software

Franjieh El Khoury, Antoine Zgheib
February 14, 2018

This book shows how to build a "INFelecPHY GPS Unit" (IEP-GPS) tracking system for fleet management that is based on 3G and GPRS modules. This model should provide reliability since it deals with several protocols: 1) HTTP and HTTPS to navigate, download and upload in real time the information to a...

Communication Protocol Engineering, Second Edition

Miroslav Popovic
February 14, 2018

The book aims to enable the reader to master the engineering of communication protocols, which are amply present nowadays in mobile phones, tablets, laptops, smart appliances, and service providers' datacenters and clouds. Readers will acquire the theoretical knowledge and practical skills to...

Fundamentals of Optomechanics

Daniel Vukobratovich, Paul Yoder
February 12, 2018

This textbook will provide the fundamentals of optomechanics. Starting from the basics, this textbook will lead you through the opto-mechanical design process, discussing materials selection, principles of kinematic design, as well as mounting of windows, individual lenses, and multiple lenses....

Elastic Scattering of Electromagnetic Radiation: Analytic Solutions in Diverse Backgrounds

Subodh Kumar Sharma
February 01, 2018

The technique of elastic scattering of electromagnetic radiation has been used as a diagnostic tool in various disciplines of science,engineering,medicine and agriculture.The investigations relating to above problems may be divided in three categories:(i)Scattering by a single particle,(ii)...

An Introduction to Distributed Optical Fibre Sensors

Arthur H. Hartog
January 31, 2018

This book explains physical principles, unique benefits, broad categories, implementation aspects, and performance criteria of distributed optical fiber sensors (DOFS). For each kind of sensor, the book highlights industrial applications, which range from oil and gas production to power line...

Diffuse Optical Tomography: Principles and Applications

Huabei Jiang
January 24, 2018

Written by an authority involved in the field since its nascent stages, Diffuse Optical Tomography: Principles and Applications is a long-awaited profile of a revolutionary imaging method. Diffuse Optical Tomography (DOT) provides spatial distributions of intrinsic tissue optical properties or...

Wireless Sensor Networks: Deployment Strategies for Outdoor Monitoring

Fadi Al-Turjman
January 17, 2018

Wireless Sensor Networks overcome the difficulties of other monitoring systems. However, they require further efficiencies for Outdoor Environment Monitoring (OEM) applications due to their harsh operational conditions, huge targeted areas, limited energy budget, and required 3D setups. A...

Internet of Things: Challenges, Advances, and Applications

Qusay F. Hassan, Atta ur Rehman Khan, Sajjad A. Madani
January 12, 2018

Internet of Things: Challenges, Advances, and Applications provides a comprehensive introduction to IoT, related technologies, and common issues in the adoption of IoT on a large scale. It surveys recent technological advances and novel solutions for challenges in the IoT environment. Moreover, it...

Silicon-Based Photonics

Erich Kasper, Jingzhong Yu
December 31, 2017

This book covers the basics of band structure of silicon and germanium and their influence on photonic properties and discusses system layout and key device components with the application background in mind. Special focus is given to SOI-based interconnects and passive waveguide devices and to...

Handbook of Optical Engineering, Second Edition, Two Volume Set

Daniel Malacara Hernández
December 28, 2017

This handbook explains principles, processes, methods, and procedures of optical engineering in a concise and practical way. The second edition contains new chapters on paraxial ray tracing, aberrations and optical design, polarization and polarizing optical devices, microscopes, biomedical...