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  • Anisotropic and Nonlinear Optical Waveguidesby C.G. Someda; G.I. Stegeman

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Dielectric optical waveguides have been investigated for more than two decades. In the last ten years they have had the unique position of being simultaneously the backbone of a very practical and fully developed technology, as well as an extremely exciting area of basic, forefront research. Existing waveguides can be divided into two sets: one... more...

  • CMOS Receiver Front-ends for Gigabit Short-Range Optical Communicationsby Francisco Aznar; Santiago Celma Pueyo; BelÚn Calvo Lopez

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 149.00

    Covering the optical receiver technologies suitable for integration into standard CMOS gadgetry, this volume details the complete design flow from building blocks to system level, and explains underlying concepts such as the characteristics of a data signal. more...

  • City of Lightby Jeff Hecht

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 19.99

    Tells the story of fiber optics, tracing its transformation from 19th-century parlor trick into the foundation of our global communications network. This book is an account of both the people and the ideas behind this revolutionary technology. more...

  • Coherent X-Ray Opticsby David Paganin

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 79.99

    This book gives a thorough treatment of the rapidly-expanding field of coherent x-ray optics, which has recently experienced something of a renaissance with the availability of third-generation synchrotron sources. It is the first book of its kind. The author begins with a treatment of the fundamentals of x-ray diffraction for both coherent and partially... more...

  • Discovering Requirementsby Ian F. Alexander; Ljerka Beus-Dukic

    Wiley 2009; US$ 65.00

    "This book is not only of practical value. It's also a lot of fun to read." Michael Jackson, The Open University. Do you need to know how to create good requirements? Discovering Requirements offers a set of simple, robust, and effective cognitive tools for building requirements. Using worked examples throughout the text, it shows you how... more...

  • Engineering Project Appraisalby Martin Rogers; Aidan Duffy

    Wiley 2012; US$ 72.95

    In most cases of civil engineering development, a range of alternative schemes meeting  project goals are feasible, so some form of evaluation must be carried out to select the most appropriate to take forward. Evaluation criteria usually include the economic, environmental and social contexts of a project as well as the engineering challenges,... more...

  • Fiber Bragg Gratingsby Raman Kashyap

    Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 106.95

    Provides an overview of Fiber Bragg Gratings (FBGs), from fundamentals to applications Evaluates the advantages and disadvantages of particular applications, methods and techniques Contains new chapters on sensing, femtosecond laser writing of FBGs and poling of glass and optical fibers Includes a special version of the photonic simulator PicWave(tm),... more...

  • Fiber Fuseby Shin-ichi Todoroki

    Springer Japan 2014; US$ 79.99

    This concise introduction to the fiber fuse phenomenon, which can cause catastrophic damage to optical communications, features the author?s research data as well as high-quality photographs and video material in its package of online supporting materials. more...

  • Fiber Optic Essentialsby Casimer DeCusatis; Carolyn J. Sher DeCusatis

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 70.95

    This book is a MUST for everyone in and around the optics community! Fiber Optic Essentials provides professionals and students new to the field of fiber optics with a high-level knowledge of principles, theories and applications. This primer can also be used as a succinct overview of optics for those with some engineering and physics background.... more...

  • Fiber Optic Essentialsby K. S. Thyagarajan; Ajoy Ghatak

    Wiley 2007; US$ 118.00

    Fiber Optic Essentials starts with a basic discussion on lightwaves and the phenomenon of refraction and reflection. It then goes on to introduces the reader to the field of fiber optics and covers some of the recent developments, such as fiber amplifiers, dispersion compensation and nonlinear effects. A number of other applications are also presented.... more...