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Laser Beam Scanning: Opto-Mechanical Devices, Systems, and Data Storage Optics

December 06, 1985

Written in an easy-to-read style, this comprehensive guide examines the currentknowledge on opto-mechanical laser beam scanning technology.Combining theoretical and practical aspects, Laser Beam Scanning discusses theapplications, performance, and design of holographic, polygonal, galvanometric,...

Limits in Perception: Essays in Honour of Maarten A. Bouman

van Doorn, van de Grind, Koenderink
December 01, 1984

This book presents an analysis of limits in perception from the vantage point of the physicist, the engineer, the psychophysicist, the psychologist and the theorist. Limits in perception find their causal explanation at many logically and/or physically different levels. Some of the most fundamental...

An Atlas of Selected Galaxies: With Illustrations of Photometric Analyses

Takase, Kodaira, Okamura
December 01, 1984

It is only several decades since galaxies were recognized as huge aggregations of matter in the universe which consist of myriads of stars and vast clouds of gas. The wide variety of shapes of galaxies is one of the wonders of the universe. Attempts to classify galaxies have continued since an...

Creativity As an Exact Science

January 16, 1984


Electronic Properties of Surfaces

January 01, 1984

In recent years the availability of techniques and the asking of basic and technological questions has led to an international explosion of activity in the study of solid surfaces. Originally published in Reports in Progress in Physics, Electronic Properties of Surfaces reflects the modern...

A Handbook of Public Speaking for Scientists and Engineers

Peter Kenny
January 01, 1982

A Handbook of Public Speaking for Scientists and Engineers helps scientists and engineers improve their skills at speaking in public in the course of their professional activities. The book shows how best to prepare papers for presentation at a technical conference and how to put cases to committee...

More Random Walks in Science

R.L. Weber
January 01, 1982

More Random Walks in Science is an anthology of fascinating and frequently amusing anecdotes, quotations, illustrations, articles, and reviews that reflect the more lighthearted aspects of the scientific world and the less serious excursions of the scientific mind. The book is guaranteed to delight...

Particle Physics

A.G. Lee
August 15, 1981


An Introduction to Quantum Physics

A.P. French, Edwin F. Taylor
November 30, 1979

Provides comprehensive coverage of all the fundamentals of quantum physics. Full mathematical treatments are given. Uses examples from different areas of physics to demonstrate how theories work in practice. Text derived from lectures delivered at Massachusetts Institute of Technology....