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Handbook of Optomechanical Engineering, Second 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, development...

Femtosecond Laser Shaping: From Laboratory to Industry


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 f...

Underwater Acoustic Modeling and Simulation, Fifth Edition

Paul C. Etter
April 06, 2018

This newest edition adds new material to all chapters, especially in mathematical propagation models and special applications and inverse techniques. It has updated environmental-acoustic data in companion tables and core summary tables with the latest underwater acoustic propagation, noise,...

Self-Organized Lightwave Networks: Self-Aligned Coupling Optical Waveguides

Tetsuzo Yoshimura
April 03, 2018

The SOLNET (self-organized lightwave network) enables self-aligned optical coupling between misaligned optical devices with different core sizes, optical wiring in 3-D free spaces, and targeting lightwaves onto specific objects. These features make fabrication processes of optical networks within...

Light Driven Micromachines

George K. Knopf, Kenji Uchino
March 29, 2018

Light Driven Micromachines addresses the fundamental characteristics of light activated and optically powered microstructures, simple mechanisms, and complex machines that perform mechanical work at the micro- and nano-scale. It provides a background for how light can initiate physical movement by...

Electromagnetics, Third Edition

Edward J. Rothwell, Michael J. Cloud
March 29, 2018

Providing an ideal transition from introductory to advanced concepts, this book builds a foundation that allows electrical engineers to confidently proceed with the development of advanced EM studies, research, and applications. New topics include quasistatics, vector spherical wave functions, and...

The Dynamical Projectors Method: Hydro and Electrodynamics

Sergey Leble, Anna Perelomova
March 27, 2018

The dynamical projectors method proves to reduce a multicomponent problem to the simplest one-component problem with its solution determined by specific initial or boundary conditions. Its universality and application in many different physical problems make it particularly useful in hydrodynamics,...

Introduction to Optical Components

Roshan L. Aggarwal, Kambiz Alavi
March 13, 2018

This book describes in detail the following optical components and their applications: lenses, mirrors, diffraction gratings, optical windows, optical filters, beam splitters, light sources, infrared and optical detectors....

Topographic Laser Ranging and Scanning: Principles and Processing, Second Edition

Jie Shan, Charles K. Toth
March 05, 2018

This book provides a comprehensive discussion of topographic LiDAR principles, systems, data acquisition, and data processing techniques. Ranging and scanning fundamentals, and broad, contemporary analysis of airborne LiDAR systems, as well as those situated on land and in space are covered. Also...

Concise Optics: Concepts, Examples, and Problems

Ajawad I. Haija, M. Z. Numan, W. Larry Freeman
March 01, 2018

This introductory text is a reader friendly treatment of geometrical and physical optics emphasizing problems and solved examples with detailed analysis and helpful commentary. The authors are seasoned educators with decades of experience teaching optics. Their approach is to gradually present...

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...

Fundamentals of Optomechanics

Daniel Vukobratovich, Paul Yoder
February 05, 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 02, 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...