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Optical materials

  • GaP Heteroepitaxy on Si(100)by Henning Döscher

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    Epitaxial integration of III-V semiconductors on silicon substrates has been desired over decades for high application potential in microelectronics, photovoltaics, and beyond. The performance of optoelectronic devices is still severely impaired by critical defect mechanisms driven by the crucial polar-on-nonpolar heterointerface. This thesis reports... more...

  • Characterization of Optical Materialsby Gregory J. Exarhos

    Momentum Press 2010; US$ 98.00

    Optical materials are prized for their properties such as reflection, refraction, absorption, emission, scattering, and diffraction of light in wavelengths ranging from 100 nm to 10 mm. Because small surface or atomic structure defects can have significant affects on those properties, characterization techniques that are sensitive to structures at... more...

  • Information Optics and Photonicsby Thierry Fournel; Bahram Javidi

    Springer 2010; US$ 149.00

    This book will address the advances, applications, research results, and emerging areas of optics, photonics, computational approaches, nano-photonics, bio-photonics, with applications in information systems. The objectives are to bring together novel approaches, analysis, models, and technologies that enhance sensing, measurement, processing, interpretation,... more...

  • Spectroscopic Properties of Rare Earths in Optical Materialsby Guokui Liu; Bernard Jacquier

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 359.00

    Aimed at researchers and graduate students, this book provides up-to-date information about the electronic interactions that impact the optical properties of rare earth ions in solids. Its goal is to establish a connection between fundamental principles and the materials properties of rare-earth activated luminescent and laser optical materials. The... more...

  • Optical Materialsby Joseph Simmons; Kelly S. Potter

    Elsevier Science 1999; US$ 160.00

    This book presents, in a unified form, the underlying physical and structural processes that determine the optical behavior of materials. It does this by combining elements from physics, optics, and materials science in a seamless manner, and introducing quantum mechanics when needed. The book groups the characteristics of optical materials into classes... more...

  • Optical Materials and Applicationsby Moriaki Wakaki

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 146.95

    The definition of optical material has expanded in recent years, largely because of IT advances that have led to rapid growth in optoelectronics applications. Helping to explain this evolution, Optical Materials and Applications presents contributions from leading experts who explore the basic concepts of optical materials and the many typical... more...

  • Physical Properties and Data of Optical Materialsby Moriaki Wakaki; Takehisa Shibuya; Keiei Kudo(deceased)

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 184.95

    Research and applications in optical engineering require careful selection of materials. With such a large and varied array to choose from, it is important to understand a material's physical and optical properties before making a selection. Providing a convenient, concise, and logically organized collection of information, Physical Properties and... more...

  • Introduction to Complex Mediums for Optics and Electromagneticsby Werner S. Weiglhofer; Akhlesh Lakhtakia

    SPIE 2003; US$ 94.00

    Complex-mediums electromagnetics (CME) describes the study of electromagnetic fields in materials with complicated response properties. This truly multidisciplinary field commands the attentions of scientists from physics and optics to electrical and electronic engineering, from chemistry to materials science, to applied mathematics, biophysics, and... more...

  • Optical materialsby Roger. M. Wood

    The Institute of Materials. Minerals and Mining 1993; US$ 100.00

    Introduction; molecular and crystal structure; physical properties; optical properties of linear materials; optically non-linear materials; laser materials; detector materials; fibre / integrated optics; liquid crystals; power handling capability of optical materials more...

  • Laser-Induced Damage of Optical Materialsby Roger M. Wood

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 119.95

    The laser power handling capacities of optical systems are determined by the physical properties of their component materials. At low intensity levels these factors are not important, but an understanding of damage mechanisms is fundamental to good design of laser products operating at high power. Laser Induced Damage of Optical Materials presents... more...