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  • 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...

  • Subwavelength and Nanometer Diameter Optical Fibersby Limin Tong; Michael Sumetsky

    Springer 2011; US$ 219.00

    Subwavelength and Nanometer Diameter Optical Fibers provides a comprehensive and up-to-date coverage of research on nanoscale optical fibers including the basic physics and engineering aspects of the fabrication, properties and applications. The book discusses optical micro/nanofibers that represent a perfect fusion of optical fibers and nanotechnology... more...

  • Coherent X-Ray Opticsby David Paganin

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 198.99

    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...

  • Handbook of Plastic Opticsby ; Stefan umer

    Wiley 2011; US$ 175.00

    A coherent overview of the current status of injection molded optics, describing in detail all aspects of plastic optics, from design issues to production technology and quality control. This updated second edition is supplemented by a chapter on the equipment and process of injection wells as well as a look at recent applications. The contributors,... more...

  • Fiber Optic Sensorsby Eric Udd; William B. Spillman

    Wiley 2011; US$ 156.00

    Since the technology has moved strongly into a number of differentareas a textbook of this sort could be used by a wide variety ofacademic departments including physics, electrical engineering,mechanical engineering, civil engineering, aerospace engineeringand bioengineering. To make the second edition as widely appealingas possible a series of significant... 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...

  • Soft X-Ray Opticsby Eberhard A. Spiller

    SPIE 1993; US$ 65.00

    This text describes optics mainly in the 10 to 500 angstrom wavelength region. These wavelengths are 50 to 100 times shorter than those for visible light and 50 to 100 times longer than the wavelengths of medical x rays or x-ray diffraction from natural crystals. There have been substantial advances during the last 20 years, which one can see as an... more...

  • Photonic Sensingby Gaozhi Xiao; Wojtek J. Bock

    Wiley 2012; US$ 129.00

    A cutting-edge look at safety and security applications of photonic sensors With its many superior qualities, photonic sensing technology is increasingly used in early-detection and early-warning systems for biological hazards, structural flaws, and security threats. Photonic Sensing provides for the first time a comprehensive review of this... more...

  • Fundamentals of Optical Fiber Sensorsby Zujie Fang; Ken Chin; Ronghui Qu; Haiwen Cai; Kai Chang

    Wiley 2012; US$ 114.00

    This book describes the latest development in optical fiberdevices, and their applications to sensor technology. Optical fibersensors, an important application of the optical fiber, haveexperienced fast development, and attracted wide attentions inbasic science as well as in practical applications. Sensing isoften likened to human sense organs.... more...

  • Engineering Project Appraisalby Martin Rogers; Aidan Duffy

    Wiley 2012; US$ 69.95

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