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  • Concepts of Quantum Opticsby P. L. Knight; L. Allen

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Concepts of Quantum Optics is a coherent and sequential coverage of some real insight into quantum physics. This book is divided into six chapters, and begins with an overview of the principles and concepts of radiation and quanta, with an emphasis on the significance of the Maxwell's electromagnetic theory of light. The next chapter describes first... more...

  • Cavity Quantum Electrodynamicsby Sergio M. Dutra

    Wiley 2005; US$ 150.00

    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...

  • Nonlinear Effects in Optical Fibersby Mario F. Ferreira

    Wiley 2011; US$ 107.95

    This book will provide insight into the principles and applications of nonlinear effects in fibers for students, researchers, and developers who have a basic understanding of electromagnetic theory under their belts.  It will explore the physics, limitations, applications, and research results surrounding nonlinear effects in fiber optics. In... more...

  • 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...

  • Optical Bistability: Controlling Light With Lightby Hyatt Gibbs

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Optical Bistability: Controlling Light with Light focuses on optical bistability in nonlinear optical systems. Emphasis is on passive (non-laser) systems that exhibit reversible bistability with input intensity as the hysteresis variable, along with the physics and the potential applications of such systems for nonlinear optical signal processing.... more...

  • New Directions In Physicsby N. Metropolis

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    New Directions in Physics represents a fascinating view of the future as seen by some of the remarkable men who were here over 40 years ago. It makes it quite clear that we are still in the dawn of physics-the excitement and challenge that lie ahead are extraordinary. We also get a glimpse of where these remarkable men have been since the end of Project... more...

  • Optical Holographyby Robert Collier

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Optical Holography deals with the use of optical holography to solve technical problems, with emphasis on the properties of holograms formed with visible light. Topics covered include the Fourier transform, propagation and diffraction, pulsed-laser holography, and optical systems with spherical lenses. A geometric analysis of point-source holograms... more...

  • Electron Beams, Lenses, and Opticsby A El-Kareh

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Electron Beams, Lenses, and Optics, Volume I deals with the physics of electron beams, lenses, and optics and covers topics ranging from the paraxial ray in symmetrical electric fields to the analytical determination of electrostatic fields. The general properties of electrostatic lenses and the electrostatic immersion lens are also considered. Each... more...