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  • Single-Photon Generation and Detectionby Alan Migdall; Sergey V. Polyakov; Jingyun Fan; Joshua C. Bienfang

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 215.00

    Single-photon generation and detection is at the forefront of modern optical physics research. This book is intended to provide a comprehensive overview of the current status of single-photon techniques and research methods in the spectral region from the visible to the infrared. The use of single photons, produced on demand with well-defined quantum... more...

  • Quantum Optics with Semiconductor Nanostructuresby Frank Jahnke

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 290.00

    An understanding of the interaction between light and matter on a quantum level is of fundamental interest and has many applications in optical technologies. The quantum nature of the interaction has recently attracted great attention for applications of semiconductor nanostructures in quantum information processing. Quantum optics with semiconductor... more...

  • Introduction to Holographyby Vincent Toal

    CRC Press 2011; US$ 115.95

    OPTICS Light, Waves, and Rays Introduction Description of light waves Spatial frequency The equation of a plane wave Nonplanar wavefronts Geometrical optics Reflection, refraction, and the Fresnel equations Introduction to spatial filtering Physical Optics Introduction Diffraction Diffraction and spatial Fourier transformation Phase effect... more...

  • An Introduction to Quantum Opticsby Yanhua Shih

    CRC Press 2011; US$ 79.95

    Electromagnetic Wave Theory and Measurement of Light Electromagnetic Wave Theory of Light Classical Superposition Measurement of Light Intensity of Light: Expectation and Fluctuation Measurement of Intensity: Ensemble Average and Time Average Coherence Property of Light?The State of the Radiation Coherence Property of Light ... more...

  • Fundamentals of Nonlinear Opticsby Peter E. Powers

    CRC Press 2011; US$ 92.95

    Peter Powers?s rigorous but simple description of a difficult field keeps the reader?s attention throughout. ? All chapters contain a list of references and large numbers of practice examples to be worked through. ? By carefully working through the proposed problems, students will develop a sound understanding of the fundamental principles and applications.... more...

  • Electron Beams, Lenses, and Opticsby A. B. El-Kareh; J. C. J. El-Kareh

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Electron Beams, Lenses, and Optics, Volume 2 deals with the aberrations relating to electronic optics. This book discusses the geometrical aberrations of lenses; spherical aberration of electric and magnetic lenses; and measurement of the spherical aberration of various electric and magnetic lenses. The theory of diffraction; influence of space charge... more...

  • Focusing of Charged Particlesby Albert Septier

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95

    Focusing of Charged Particles, Volume I deals with the various aspects of problems in corpuscular optics such as the need for new focusing principles to guide the beams of fast particles over long distances and to increase the internal efficiency of particle accelerators. This volume is comprised of articles from specialists who attempt to find solutions... more...

  • 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...

  • Modern Optics and Photonicsby G. Gurzadyan; G. Yu Kryuchkyan; A.V. Papoyan

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2010; US$ 176.00

    This volume is based on the works presented at the conference Modern Problems in Optics and Photonics-2009, held in Yerevan Armenia. Covering virtually all actual themes in Optics: Structured media and quantum nanostructures, Quantum optics and quantum information, Spectroscopy and dynamics of atoms, both theoretical and experimental works are examined... more...

  • Advances in Chemical Physicsby Stuart A. Rice; Myron W. Evans; I. Prigogine

    Wiley 2004; US$ 413.00

    Significant advances have occurred in the field since the previous edition, including advances in light squeezing, single photon optics, phase conjugation, and laser technology. The laser is essentially responsible for nonlinear effects and is extensively used in all branches of science, industry, and medicine. more...