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  • Mechanical Action of Light on Atomsby A.P. Kazantsev; G.I. Surdutovich

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1990; US$ 61.00

    Control of atomic motion with resonant laser light is the most interesting field of research which is rapidly expanding. The book discusses the latest theoretical and experimental achievements in the study of these phenomena. The fundamental questions of the theory of resonant light pressure are given in the book. They are: 1. Optical Stern-Gerlach... more...

  • New Techniques in Digital Holographyby Pascal Picart

    Wiley 2015; US$ 134.00 US$ 116.13

    A state of the art presentation of important advances in the field of digital holography, detailing advances related to fundamentals of digital holography, in-line holography applied to fluid mechanics, digital color holography, digital holographic microscopy, infrared holography, special techniques in full field vibrometry and inverse problems in... more...

  • Nonlinear Opticsby Partha P. Banerjee

    CRC Press 2003; US$ 243.00

    Nonlinear Optics probes in great depth quadratic and cubic nonlinearities, photorefractive nonlinear optics, the nonlinear optical properties of nematic liquid crystals, and photonic bandgap structures. This reference places core physical principles and theoretical concepts in dialogue with contemporary applications and research and presents the... more...

  • Handbook of Nonlinear Opticsby Richard L. Sutherland

    CRC Press 2003; US$ 319.00

    Examining classic theories, experimental methods, and practical formulas for exploration of the core topics in nonlinear optics, the second edition of this acclaimed text was extensively revised to reflect recent advances in the analysis and modification of material properties for application in frequency conversion, optical switching and limiting,... more...

  • Cavity Quantum Electrodynamicsby Sergio M. Dutra

    Wiley 2005; US$ 160.00 US$ 138.67

    What happens to light when it is trapped in a box? Cavity Quantum Electrodynamics addresses a fascinating question in physics: what happens to light, and in particular to its interaction with matter, when it is trapped inside a box? With the aid of a model-building approach, readers discover the answer to this question and come to appreciate its important... more...

  • Foundations Of Photonic Crystal Fibresby Frédéric Zolla; Gilles Renversez; André Nicolet; Boris Kuhlmey; Sébastien Guenneau

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2005; US$ 100.00

    This book aims to provide expert guidance to researchers experienced in classical technology, as well as to those new to the field. A variety of perspectives on Photonic Crystal Fibres (PCFs) is presented together with a thorough treatment of the theoretical, physical and mathematical foundations of the optics of PCFs. The range of expertise of the... more...

  • Polarised Light in Science and Natureby J. David Pye

    CRC Press 2001; US$ 65.95

    We humans cannot see when light is polarized and this leads to unfortunate misapprehensions about this aspect of nature. Even scientists who should know better often assume that it is an obscure topic of specialized interest in only a few rather isolated areas. In fact, it is a universal feature of our world and most natural light is at least partially... more...

  • Polarized Light in Liquid Crystals and Polymersby Toralf Scharf

    Wiley 2007; US$ 155.00 US$ 134.33

    Polarized Light in Liquid Crystals and Polymers deals with the linear optics of birefringent materials, such as liquid crystals and polymers, and surveys light propagation in such media with special attention to applications. It is unique in treating light propagation in micro- and nanostructured birefringent optical elements, such as lenses and... more...

  • Optics and Photonicsby F. Graham Smith; Terry A. King; Dan Wilkins

    Wiley 2007; US$ 251.00 US$ 217.53

    The Second Edition of this successful textbook provides a clear, well-written introduction to both the fundamental principles of optics and the key aspects of photonics to show how the subject has developed in the last few decades, leading to many modern applications. Optics and Photonics: An Introduction, Second Edition thus provides a complete... more...

  • Polarization Mode Dispersionby Andrea Galtarossa; Curtis R. Menyuk

    Springer New York 2006; US$ 339.00

    the model for low-PMD ?bers; Nicolas Gisin covered the increasingly important topic of the interaction of PMD with polarization dependent loss. Other topics that were included in the school were: ?PMD models,? which was covered byAntonio Mecozzi and Mark Shtaif; ?Interaction of PMD with nonlinearity and chromatic dispersion,? which was covered by Curtis... more...