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- Wiley 2011; US$ 160.00
A comprehensive introduction to the burgeoning field of photonics The field of photonics is finding increasing applications across a broad range of industries. While many other books provide an overview of the subject, Fundamentals of Light Sources and Lasers closes a clear gap in the current literature by concentrating on the principles of laser... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 25.00
Slow Light is a popular treatment of today's astonishing breakthroughs in the science of light. Even though we don't understand light's quantum mysteries, we can slow it to a stop and speed it up beyond its Einsteinian speed limit, 186,000 miles/sec; use it for quantum telecommunications; teleport it; manipulate it to create invisibility;... more...
- Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 59.99
This book is a long-term history of optics, from early Greek theories of vision to the nineteenth-century victory of the wave theory of light. It shows how light gradually became the central entity of a domain of physics that no longer referred to the functioning of the eye; it retraces the subsequent competition between medium-based and corpuscular... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2013; US$ 179.00
This book is the first of its kind devoted to the key role played by light and electromagnetic radiation in the universe. Readers are introduced to philosophical hypotheses such as the economy, symmetry and the universality of natural laws, and are then guided to practical consequences such as the rules of geometrical optics and even Einstein's... more...
- Hodder Education 2013; US$ 15.98
Perfect for revision, these guides explain the unit requirements, summarise the content and include specimen questions with graded answers. Each full-colour New Edition Student Unit Guide provides ideal preparation for your unit exam:.; Feel confident you understand the unit: each guide comprehensively covers the unit content and includes topic summaries,... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 1994; US$ 175.00
This book consists of contributions by leading authorities in nonlinear optics and optical physics. The topics covered include fundamental theories and formalisms on nonlinear optics and current topics of interest in optical physics, as well as more specialized subjects such as phase conjugation, nonlinear guided waves, parametric oscillations and... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 84.00
Principles of Optics is one of the classic science books of the twentieth century, and probably the most influential book in optics published in the past 40 years. The new edition is the first ever thoroughly revised and expanded edition of this standard text. Among the new material, much of which is not available in any other optics text, is a section... more...
- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 490.00
Dieses Lehrbuch wendet sich an Studierende der Physik, sowie anderer Natur- oder Ingenieurwissenschaften. Es gibt diesem Leserkreis eine Einführung und einen vollständigen Überblick über das Gebiet der Optik und stellt die Inhalte in den Zusammenhang mit anderen Gebieten der Physik, wie etwa der Elektrodynamik und der Quantenphysik. Es ist daher gut... more...
- CRC Press 2006; US$ 132.95
THE NATURE OF LIGHT Introduction The Evolution of Light Theory Measurements of the Speed of Light Light Sources The Electromagnetic Spectrum Types of Electromagnetic Waves Properties of Light Further Reading LIGHT AND SHADOWS Introduction Shadows Solar Eclipse Lunar Eclipse Applications of Shadows Experimental Work List of References Appendices Further... more...