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Handbook of Visual Optics, Two-Volume Set


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...

Polarized Light and Optical Systems

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...

Vortex Laser Beams

Victor V. Kotlyar, Alexey A. Kovalev, Alexey P. Porfirev
August 01, 2018

This book explores one of the most exciting and promising areas of modern optics, which deals with optical beams in which energy propagates in space along a spiral path. Vortex laser beams are an "optical tornado" that causes energy to propagate in space on a spiral, producing a "black spot" devoid...

Generation of Energy and Radiation through Laser-Matter Interaction

Hitendra Kumar Malik
June 30, 2018

This book discuss the phenomena occurring during high power laser and matter interaction focusing on recent advances in this field of research. It is divided into three parts: electromagnetic waves & lasers; interaction of lasers with gases and plasmas; harmonic, X-rays and THz radiation...

An Introduction to Distributed Optical Fibre Sensors

Arthur H. Hartog
June 28, 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...

Fourier Optics in Image Processing

Neil Collings
June 11, 2018

This much-needed text brings the treatment of optical pattern recognition up-to-date in one comprehensive resource. Optical pattern recognition, one of the first implementations of Fourier Optics, is now widely used, and this text provides an accessible introduction for readers who wish to get to...

Modern Optics and Photonics of Nano- and Microsystems

Yu. N. Kulchin
May 22, 2018

This book cover advances in the study of processes of nonlinear propagation of continuous and pulsed laser radiation in a continuous and micro structured optical media. It details distributed fiber-optical measuring systems, the physical basis of ultra-low laser cooling of atoms, and studies of...

A Laboratory Manual in Biophotonics

Vadim Backman, Adam Wax, Hao F. Zhang
May 21, 2018

The increasing use of optical techniques for biomedical applications has led to significant interest in biophotonics as a growing field. From its basic concepts to more advanced topics and applications, this book provides a complete guide to biophotonics. The author offers both descriptive and...

Organic Lasers: Fundamentals, Developments, and Applications

Marco Anni, Sandro Lattante
May 16, 2018

In the past 30 years, organic conjugated molecules have received a lot of attention in research because of their unique combination of active properties typical of semiconductors and the technological appeal typical of plastic materials. Among the different applications proposed for organic...

Laser Spectroscopy and Laser Imaging: An Introduction

Helmut H. Telle, Ángel González Ureña
May 07, 2018

"a very valuable book for graduate students and researchers in the field of Laser Spectroscopy, which I can fully recommend"—Wolfgang Demtröder, Kaiserslautern University of Technology How would it be possible to provide a coherent picture of this field given all the techniques available today? The...

OLED Fundamentals: Materials, Devices, and Processing of Organic Light-Emitting Diodes

Daniel J. Gaspar, Evgueni Polikarpov
April 30, 2018

A Comprehensive Source for Taking on the Next Stage of OLED R&D OLED Fundamentals: Materials, Devices, and Processing of Organic Light-Emitting Diodes brings together key topics across the field of organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs), from fundamental chemistry and physics to practical...

Tellurite Glasses Handbook: Physical Properties and Data, Second Edition

Raouf A.H. El-Mallawany
April 18, 2018

Tellurite Glasses Handbook: Physical Properties and Data, Second Edition covers the current dominant physical properties of this prototype glass system. Focusing on thermal, elastic, acoustic, electrical, and optical properties, this second edition incorporates the latest scientific data and...

Optical Probes in Biology

Jin Zhang, Sohum Mehta, Carsten Schultz
April 16, 2018

Optical probes, particularly the fluorescent varieties, enable researchers to observe cellular events in real time and with great spatial resolution. Optical Probes in Biology explores the diverse capabilities of these powerful and versatile tools and presents various approaches used to design,...