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  • Polarized Light in Liquid Crystals and Polymersby Toralf Scharf

    Wiley 2007; US$ 145.00

    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$ 235.00

    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...

  • Spectroscopic Ellipsometryby Hiroyuki Fujiwara

    Wiley 2007; US$ 225.00

    Ellipsometry is a powerful tool used for the characterization of thin films and multi-layer semiconductor structures. This book deals with fundamental principles and applications of spectroscopic ellipsometry (SE). Beginning with an overview of SE technologies the text moves on to focus on the data analysis of results obtained from SE, Fundamental... more...

  • Quantum Imagingby Mikhail I. Kolobov

    Springer 2007; US$ 169.00

    Quantum Imaging is a branch of quantum optics that investigates the ultimate performance limits of optical imaging allowed by the laws of quantum mechanics. This book gives an overview of the progress in the domain of quantum imaging. It reflects research carried out by leading specialists in the area within the Quantum Imaging network. more...

  • Statistical Methods in Quantum Optics, 2by Howard J. Carmichael

    Springer 2009; US$ 129.00

    This second volume of Howard Carmichael's work continues the development of the methods used in quantum optics to treat open quantum systems and their fluctuations. Its early chapters build upon the phase-space methods introduced in Volume 1. Written on a level suitable for debut researchers or students in an advanced course in quantum optics,... more...

  • Quantum Opticsby Mark Fox

    Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 64.99

    Quantum optics: an introduction is a modern textbook written primarily for advanced undergraduate and masters level students in physics. In addition to standard topics, the text includes a broad range of topics in applied quantum optics such as laser cooling, Bose-Einstein condensation and quantum information processing. - ;Most previous texts on quantum... more...

  • Characterization of Partially Polarized Light Fieldsby R. Martinez-Herrero; P.M. Mejias; G. Piquero

    Springer 2009; US$ 159.00

    Includes the authors' own contributions to Polarization issues. more...

  • A Group-Theoretical Approach to Quantum Opticsby Andrei B. Klimov; Sergei M. Chumakov

    Wiley 2009; US$ 220.00

    Written by major contributors to the field who are well known within the community, this is the first comprehensive summary of the many results generated by this approach to quantum optics to date. As such, the book analyses selected topics of quantum optics, focusing on atom-field interactions from a group-theoretical perspective, while discussing... more...

  • Quantum Opticsby Werner Vogel; Dirk-Gunnar Welsch

    Wiley 2006; US$ 245.00

    This is the third, revised and extended edition of the acknowledged "Lectures on Quantum Optics" by W. Vogel and D.-G. Welsch. It offers theoretical concepts of quantum optics, with special emphasis on current research trends. A unified concept of measurement-based nonclassicality and entanglement criteria and a unified approach to medium-assisted... more...

  • Field Guide to Polarizationby Edward Collett

    SPIE 2005; US$ 36.00

    The polarization of light is one of the most remarkable phenomena in nature and has led to numerous discoveries and applications. The nature and mathematical formulation of unpolarized light and partially polarized light were not readily forthcoming until the 1950s, when questions about polarized light and the mathematical tools to deal with it began... more...