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Handbook of Visual Optics, Two-Volume Set

1st Edition

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Pablo Artal
May 15, 2017

Handbook of Visual Optics offers an authoritative overview of encyclopedic knowledge in the field of physiological optics. It builds from fundamental concepts to the science and technology of instruments and practical procedures of vision correction, integrating expert knowledge from physics, medici...

X-Ray Diffraction Imaging: Technology and Applications

1st Edition

Joel Greenberg
November 15, 2018

This book explores novel use of X-ray diffraction technology that opens an entirely new field of looking at objects, human organs, baggage suitcases, or contraband substances. The ability to perform spatially-resolved material discrimination significantly enhances the performance of medical and...

Non-Stationary Electromagnetics: An Integral Equations Approach

2nd Edition

Alexander Nerukh, Trevor Benson
November 01, 2018

This book is devoted to the investigations of non-stationary electromagnetic processes. The investigations are undertaken analytically mainly using the Volterra integral equations approach. The book contains a systematic statement of this approach for the investigations of electrodynamics phenomena...

Glass Micro- and Nanospheres: Physics and Applications

1st Edition

Giancarlo C. Righini
October 31, 2018

This book summarizes the recent research and development in the field of glass micro- and nanospheres. Special focus is on the physics of spherical whispering gallery mode resonators. It presents selected examples of application of glass microspheres in biosensing, laser devices, and microwave...

Optics of Nanomaterials (Second Edition)

2nd Edition

Vladimir I. Gavrilenko
October 31, 2018

This monograph is unique compared with its equivalents in the market in respect of its scope as it contains introductory sections to most of the important topics on nanomaterials optics. In this second edition, the text of all chapters is updated with the most recent developments in the field....

Plasmonics in Chemistry and Biology

1st Edition

Marc Lamy de la Chapelle, Nordin Felidj
October 31, 2018

Over the past decade, plasmonic nanoparticles have been the subject of extensive research, owing to their remarkable optical properties. These properties arise from a collective oscillation of the conductive electrons at the nanoparticle surface under light irradiation, known as localized surface...

2D Materials for Nanophotonic Devices

1st Edition

Yuerui Lu
October 31, 2018

Two-dimensional (2D) materials have attracted tremendous interest since the study of graphene in the early 21st century. With their thickness in the angstrom-to-nanometer range, 2D materials, including graphene, transition metal dichalcogenides, phosphorene, silicene, and other inorganic and...

Quantum Mechanics: A Simplified Approach

1st Edition

Shabnam Siddiqui
October 24, 2018

Readers are introduced to the early ideas and experiments that lead to the theory of quantum mechanics in the first two chapters. Every chapter presents quantum ideas in a structured way, with a comparison between quantum and classical concepts. Simulations are provided to aid in the visualization...

Modern Atomic Physics

1st Edition

Vasant Natarajan
October 18, 2018

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Principles of Terahertz Time-Domain Spectroscopy

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...

Biomedical Photoacoustics

1st Edition

Sihua Yang, Da Xing
September 30, 2018

As a fast-growing imaging technology, photoacoustic (PA) imaging synergistically combines electromagnetic and ultrasonic waves providing higher contrast and resolution than conventional ultrasound imaging. This book presents the latest developments in this field, especially the advances in the...

MATLAB-based Finite Element Programming in Electromagnetic Modeling

1st Edition

Özlem Özgün, Mustafa Kuzuoğlu
September 27, 2018

This book is a self-contained, programming-oriented and learner-centered book on finite element method (FEM), with special emphasis given to developing MATLAB® programs for numerical modeling of electromagnetic boundary value problems. It provides a deep understanding and intuition of FEM...

Understanding Laser Accidents

1st Edition

Ken Barat
September 24, 2018

Understanding Laser Accidents provides a comprehensive reference addressing a wide a spectrum of laser accidents. The under-reporting and misreporting of laser accidents creates a blind spot for the laser management of institutions, laser users and laser safety officers. This book attempts to lift...

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