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- World Scientific Publishing Company 1996; US$ 94.00
From Leonardo to Oppenheimer, from candles to lasers, from cave drawings to cinema, from Stonehenge to quantum mechanics, from Genesis to the Big Bang, light has filled our thoughts, our way of life, our aesthetics, our technology, and our means for survival. Richard Weiss leads us along these paths over the past 500 light years. The way is lit by... 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 2004; US$ 193.00
Optical beams are electromagnetic waves that remain essentially concentrated around a mean axis upon free propagation or that are guided by suitable structures. The study of these beams has existed long ago and since then this field has been a focus of active investigation. However, in recent years, the interest on optical beams has further increased,... more...
- Springer 2005; US$ 129.00
Provides detailed overviews of experimental and theoretical work in high index contrast waveguide systems, micro-optical resonators, nonlinear optics, and advanced optical simulation methods. This work also presents articles describing emerging applications of integrated optics for medical and biological applications. more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 155.00
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 operation... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 166.00
This book presents a collection of memoir papers on the development of modern and contemporary optics and optoelectronics in China from the 18th to 20th centuries. The papers were written by famous scientists in China, including members of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Chinese Academy of Engineering, sharing their experience in different... 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...
- Springer 2011; US$ 29.95
Il libro e incentrato sul fatto che fino al 1600 la luce era oggetto di studio degli scienziati ed il colore dei filosofi. Questa dicotomia fu superata dall Esperimentum Crucis di Newton che spiego come la luce contenesse il colore. La genesi di questa visione pre 1600 e spiegata nei primi 6 capitoli, nei quali si analizzano le teorie che furono sviluppate... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 37.50
Der Mensch hat gelernt, Licht zu kontrollieren, in dem er beobachtete, wie Materie und Licht in der natürlichen Welt sich gegenseitig beeinflussen und verändern. Die neue Disziplin der Biophotonik setzt Licht als vielseitiges Werkzeug ein, um biologische Vorgänge verstehen zu lernen, Krankheiten besser diagnostizieren und heilen zu können.... more...