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  • Alien Visionby Austin A. Richards

    SPIE 2011; US$ 59.00

    Austin Richards takes readers on a visual tour of the electromagnetic spectrum beyond the range of human sight, using imaging technology as the means to "see" invisible light. Dozens of colorful images and clear, concise descriptions make this an intriguing, accessible technical book. Richards explains the light spectrum, including visible... more...

  • Handbook of Medical Imaging, Volume 2by J. Michael Fitzpatrick; Milan Sonka

    SPIE 2000; US$ 128.00

    Volume 2 addresses the methods in use or in development for enhancing the visual perception of digital medical images obtained by a wide variety of imaging modalities and for image analysis as an aid to detection and diagnosis. Softcover version of PM80. more...

  • Engineering a High-Tech Businessby José Miguel López-Higuera; Brian Culshaw

    SPIE 2008; US$ 43.00

    This book provides actual entrepreneurial stories giving insight into the pitfalls and successes one might find in starting or even continuing with a small high-tech business. Insights into innovative, speculative, and (largely) successful new ventures, as experienced by those who went through the process, are complemented by comments and observations... more...

  • Polarization of Light with Applications in Optical Fibersby Arun Kumar; Ajoy Ghatak

    SPIE 2011; US$ 56.00

    This book covers the basic concepts and methods involved in polarization of light, and features important methods of analysis such as Jones matrices, Stokes parameters, and Poincaré sphere. It provides the background needed to understand the workings of, and to design, various photonic devices, including Faraday rotators, inline fiber optic components... more...

  • Rotating Mirror Streak and Framing Camerasby Eugene A. Igel; Magne Kristiansen

    SPIE 1997; US$ 42.00

    A large number of rotating mirror cameras have been manufactured in the last several decades to cover a range of recording demands often near the limits of the rotating mirror's burst speed. The demand for high recording rates often has been met by optoelectric devices. This monograph is intended for readers who are familiar with high-speed recording... more...

  • Mathematical Techniques for Engineers and Scientistsby Larry C. Andrews; Ronald L. Phillips

    SPIE 2003; US$ 87.00

    As technology continues to move ahead, modern engineers and scientists are frequently faced with difficult mathematical problems that require an ever greater understanding of advanced concepts. Designed as a self-study text for practicing engineers and scientists, as well as a useful reference, the book takes the reader from ordinary differential equations... more...

  • Fundamentals of Contamination Controlby Alan C. Tribble

    SPIE 2000; US$ 44.00

    This Tutorial Text provides a comprehensive introduction to the subject of contamination control, with specific applications to the aerospace industry. The author draws upon his many years as a practicing contamination control engineer, researcher, and teacher. The book examines methods to quantify the cleanliness level required by various contamination-sensitive... more...

  • Special Functions of Mathematics for Engineersby Larry C. Andrews

    SPIE 2005; US$ 78.00

    Modern engineering and physical science applications demand a thorough knowledge of applied mathematics, particularly special functions. These typically arise in applications such as communication systems, electro-optics, nonlinear wave propagation, electromagnetic theory, electric circuit theory, and quantum mechanics. This text systematically introduces... more...

  • Field Guide to Visual and Ophthalmic Opticsby Jim Schwiegerling

    SPIE 2004; US$ 36.00

    Visual optics requires an understanding of both biology and optical engineering. This Field Guide assembles the anatomy, physiology, and functioning of the eye, as well as the engineering and design of a wide assortment of tools for measuring, photographing, and characterizing properties of the surfaces and structures of the eye. Also covered are the... more...

  • Basic Electro-Optics for Electrical Engineersby Glenn D. Boreman

    SPIE 1999; US$ 44.00

    This text introduces imaging, radiometry, sources, detectors, and lasers, with special emphasis on flux-transfer issues. The first-order approach enables students to make back-of-the-envelope calculations needed for initial setup of optical apparatus. It is intended for students and newcomers to electro-optics. more...