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Practical Applications of Microresonators in Optics and Photonics

1st Edition

Andrey B. Matsko
June 17, 2019

 Assembling an international team of experts, this book reports on the progress in the rapidly growing field of monolithic micro- and nanoresonators. The book opens with a chapter on photonic crystal-based resonators (nanocavities). It goes on to describe resonators in which the closed...

Advanced Biophotonics: Tissue Optical Sectioning

1st Edition

Ruikang K. Wang, Valery V Tuchin
June 07, 2019

Despite a number of books on biophotonics imaging for medical diagnostics and therapy, the field still lacks a comprehensive imaging book that describes state-of-the-art biophotonics imaging approaches intensively developed in recent years. Addressing this shortfall, Advanced Biophotonics: Tissue...

Quantum Mechanics of Charged Particle Beam Optics: Understanding Devices from Electron Microscopes to Particle Accelerators: Understanding Devices from Electron Microscopes to Particle Accelerators

1st Edition

Ramaswamy Jagannathan, Sameen Ahmed Khan
May 23, 2019

Classical Charged Particle Beam Optics used in the design and operation of all present-day charged particle beam devices, from low energy electron microscopes to high energy particle accelerators, is entirely based on classical mechanics. A question of curiosity is: How is classical charged...

Accelerating and Vortex Laser Beams

1st Edition

V. V. Kotlyar, A.A. Kovalev
May 23, 2019

This book gives insight into the theoretical backgrounds of optical vortices and their propagation in free space and simple optical systems. The author’s theoretical analysis allows full comprehension of recent results and allows a bridge between the mentioned topics. For example, there is a...

One-Dimensional Microwave Photonic Crystals: New Applications

1st Edition

D.A. Usanov, S.A. Nikitov, A.V. Skripal, D.V. Ponomarev
May 08, 2019

Explores theoretical and experimental studies of the properties of one-dimensional photonic crystals. The authors also consider the possibilities of controlling the characteristics of microwave photonic crystals with the help of electric and magnetic fields and provide examples of new fields of...

Optical Wireless Communications: System and Channel Modelling with MATLAB®, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Z. Ghassemlooy, W. Popoola, S. Rajbhandari
May 02, 2019

The 2nd Edition of Optical Wireless Communications: System and Channel Modelling with MATLAB® with additional new materials, is a self-contained volume that provides a concise and comprehensive coverage of the theory and technology of optical wireless communication systems (OWC). The delivery...

Physical Properties of Diamond and Sapphire

1st Edition

Roshan L. Aggarwal, Anant K. Ramdas
April 29, 2019

Focusing on the physical properties of diamond and sapphire, this monograph provides readers with essential details on crystal structure and growth, mechanical properties, thermal properties, optical properties, light scattering of diamond and sapphire crystals, and sapphire lasers. Various...

Optical Remote Sensing of Ocean Hydrodynamics

1st Edition

Victor Raizer
March 15, 2019

Optical Remote Sensing is one of the main technologies used in sea surface monitoring. Optical Remote Sensing of Ocean Hydrodynamics investigates and demonstrates capabilities of optical remote sensing technology for enhanced observations and detection of ocean environments. It provides extensive...

Elementary Structural Analysis and Design of Buildings: A Guide for Practicing Engineers and Students

1st Edition

Dominick R. Pilla
February 28, 2019

This overview of the analysis and design of buildings runs from basic principles and elementary structural analysis to the selection of structural systems and materials, and on to foundations and retaining structures. It presents a variety of approaches and methodologies while featuring...

Computer Holography: Acceleration Algorithms and Hardware Implementations

1st Edition

Tomoyoshi Shimobaba, Tomoyoshi Ito
January 29, 2019

  This book describes algorithms and hardware implementations of computer holography, especially in terms of fast calculation. It summarizes the basics of holography and computer holography and describes how conventional diffraction calculations play a central role. Numerical implementations...

Green's Function Integral Equation Methods in Nano-Optics

1st Edition

Thomas M. Søndergaard
January 28, 2019

This book gives a comprehensive introduction to Green’s function integral equation methods (GFIEMs) for scattering problems in the field of nano-optics. First, a brief review is given of the most important theoretical foundations from electromagnetics, optics, and scattering theory, including...

Laser Precision Microprocessing of Materials

1st Edition

A. G. Grigor'yants, M. A. Kazaryan, N. A. Lyabin
January 25, 2019

This reference focuses on the current state of fundamental research and industrial achievements in the field of precision laser processing of a wide range of metal, semiconductor and dielectric materials. The possibilities of microprocessing by pulsed nanosecond laser radiation and copper vapor...