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  • Adaptive Optics Engineering Handbookby Robert Tyson

    CRC Press 1999; US$ 243.00

    This handbook supplies analytical tools for the design and development of adaptive optics systems to enhance their ability to adjust for atmospheric turbulence, optical fabrication errors, thermally induced distortions, and laser device aberrations. It provides recommendations for selecting, testing and installing a wavefront compensation system. more...

  • Principles of Adaptive Optics, Third Editionby Robert Tyson

    CRC Press 2010; US$ 99.95

    Since the publication of the second edition of Principles of Adaptive Optics , the developments and applications in this area have increased tremendously. Observatories are now producing outstanding science through adaptive optics technology; components, such as micromachined deformable mirrors and very low noise detectors, are revolutionizing the... more...

  • Principles Of Adaptive Opticsby Robert Tyson

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Principles of Adaptive Optics covers the basic principles of optics, wavefront sensing, controls, and wavefront correction that encompass the specialized field called adaptive optics. This book is composed of eight chapters that summarize the fundamental technology developments and the basic understanding of the various disciplines used in adaptive... more...

  • Lehrbuch der psychoanalytischen Entwicklungspsychologieby Phyllis Tyson; Robert L. Tyson

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2012; US$ 36.90

    Nach seinem großen Erfolg in der anglo-amerikanischen Welt hat sich das Lehrbuch von Tyson und Tyson auch im deutschsprachigen Raum binnen weniger Jahre zu einem unverzichtbaren Standardwerk entwickelt.   Biographische Informationen Phyllis Tyson, Ph.D., und Robert L. Tyson, M.D., sind Professoren für Psychiatrie an der University of California... more...

  • Introduction to Adaptive Opticsby Robert K. Tyson

    SPIE 2000; US$ 44.00

    Adaptive optics systems and components have achieved a level of sophistication and simplicity that goes beyond traditional applications in astronomy and the military and into developments in medicine, manufacturing, and communications. This book was written for those interested in the multidisciplinary technology and those who need a broad-brush explanation... more...

  • Lighter Side of Adaptive Opticsby Robert K. Tyson

    SPIE 2009; US$ 25.00

    Adaptive optics has been under development for well over 40 years. It is an indisputable necessity for all major ground-based astronomical telescopes and is the foundation for laser and wavefront sensor design. Lighter Side of Adaptive Optics is a nontechnical explanation of optics, the atmosphere, and the technology for "untwinkling" the... more...

  • Personal Finance For Seniors For Dummiesby Eric Tyson; Robert C. Carlson

    Wiley 2010; US$ 21.99 US$ 17.59

    The fast and easy way for Baby Boomers to protect their financial future Are you nearing (or already basking in) retirement? Are you aware of the unique financial opportunities and challenges you'll face in your golden years? This hands-on, practical guide empowers you to chart your financial course with targeted advice for investing, spending,... more...

  • Field Guide to Adaptive Opticsby Robert Tyson; Benjamin Frazier

    Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) 2012; US$ 36.00

    This SPIE Field Guide provides a summary of the methods for determining the requirements of an adaptive optics system, the performance of the system, and the requirements for the components of the system. This second edition has a greatly expanded presentation of adaptive optics control system design and operation. Discussions of control models are... more...

  • Field Guide to Adaptive Opticsby Robert K. Tyson; Benjamin W. Frazier

    SPIE 2004; US$ 36.00

    "...These field guides will be immensely useful to all scientists and engineers who wish to brush up on authentic definitions, equations, and tables of data in optics. And the format is really user friendly! I...wonder now how I ever got along in optics without this ready reference....a real winner!" --Dr. Leno S. Pedrotti, Center for Occupational... more...

  • Global Change and the Earth Systemby Will Steffen; Regina Angelina Sanderson; Peter D. Tyson; Jill Jäger; Pamela A. Matson; Berrien Moore III; Frank Oldfield; Katherine Richardson; Hans Joachim Schellnhuber; Billie L. Turner; Robert J. Wasson

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 269.00

    The interactions between environmental change and human societies have a long, complex history spanning many millennia, but these have changed fundamentally in the last century. Human activities are now so pervasive and profound that they are altering the Earth in ways which threaten the very life support system upon which humans depend. This book... more...