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Terahertz Spectroscopy: An Introductory Textbook

1st Edition

Jean-Louis Coutaz, Frederic Garet, Vincent P. Wallace
September 30, 2018

Terahertz time-domain spectroscopy (THz-TDS) is a unique technique for characterizing the response of materials and devices in the far-infrared region of the electromagnetic spectrum. Based on the measurement of transmitted or reflected ultra-short electromagnetic pulses and on a Fourier-transform...

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...

Physics of Radiofrequency Capacitive Discharge

1st Edition

V. P. Savinov
May 21, 2018

This book describes the physical mechanism of high-frequency (radio-frequency) capacitive discharge (RFCD) of low and medium pressure and the properties of discharge plasma in detail. The main properties and characteristics of RFCD, the features of electric breakdown in a high-frequency field are...

Thin-Walled Structures: Advances in Research, Design and Manufacturing Technology

1st Edition

J. Loughlan
April 16, 2018

This volume contains the papers presented at the Fourth International Conference of Thin-Walled Structures (ICTWS4), and contains 110 papers which, collectively, provide a comprehensive state-of-the-art review of the progress made in research, development and manufacture in recent years in...

Vacuum: Science, Technology and Applications

1st Edition

Pramod K. Naik
March 02, 2018

Vacuum plays an important role in science and technology. The study of interaction of charged particles, neutrals and radiation with each other and with solid surfaces requires a vacuum environment for reliable investigations. Vacuum has contributed immensely to advancements made in nuclear science...

Miniature Sorption Coolers: Theory and Applications

1st Edition

Lucio Piccirillo, Gabriele Coppi, Andrew May
February 27, 2018

In recent years, there have been significant developments in detector technologies in the field of astrophysics, requiring lower temperatures with simple self-contained refrigerators. Temperatures in the range of 1K to 50mK are now achieved by using dedicated closed-cycle miniature sorption coolers...

Laser Physics and Spectroscopy

1st Edition

Pradip Narayan Ghosh
February 13, 2018

In this book emphasis is laid on laser including its operation, different types, properties like coherence and monochromaticity, beam propagation, theoretical treatment of atom‐field interaction, semi‐classical laser theory, non‐linear effects, quantum properties, photon concept and coherent states...

Sensors for Safety and Process Control in Hydrogen Technologies

1st Edition

Thomas Hübert, Lois Boon-Brett, William Buttner
February 12, 2018

Understand, Select, and Design Sensors for Hydrogen-Based Applications The use of hydrogen generated from renewable energy sources is expected to become an essential component of a low-carbon, environmentally friendly energy supply, spurring the worldwide development of hydrogen technologies....

Pulsed Laser Ablation: Advances and Applications in Nanoparticles and Nanostructuring Thin Films

1st Edition

Ion N. Mihailescu, Anna Paola Caricato
January 04, 2018

Pulsed laser–based techniques for depositing and processing materials are an important area of modern experimental and theoretical scientific research and development, with promising, challenging opportunities in the fields of nanofabrication and nanostructuring. Understanding the interplay between...

Particle Emission From Nuclei: Volume I: Nuclear Deformation Energy

1st Edition

Dorin N. Poenaru
December 13, 2017

This book has three volume. The first volume is mainly devoted to the macroscopic-microscopic theory in its traditional form and extended to very high mass and charge asymmetry. Applications of this theory to the emission of different kinds of charged particles from nuclei are presented in the...

Applications of the Laser

1st Edition

Leon Goldman
December 12, 2017

The laser's range of application is extraordinary. Arthur Schawlow says, "What instrument can shuck a bucket of oysters, correct typing errors, fuse atoms, lay a straight line for a garden bed, repair detached retinas, and drill holes in dia� monds?"O The laser's specifically biomedical uses cover...

The Quantum Physics of Atomic Frequency Standards: Recent Developments

1st Edition

Jacques Vanier, Cipriana Tomescu
December 01, 2017

Up-to-Date Coverage of Stable and Accurate Frequency Standards The Quantum Physics of Atomic Frequency Standards: Recent Developments covers advances in atomic frequency standards (atomic clocks) from the last several decades. It explains the use of various techniques, such as laser optical pumping...