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  • Progress in Opticsby Emil Wolf

    Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 225.00

    In the thirty-seven years that have gone by since the first volume of Progress in Optics was published, optics has become one of the most dynamic fields of science. At the time of inception of this series, the first lasers were only just becoming operational, holography was in its infancy, subjects such as fiber optics, integrated optics and optoelectronics... more...

  • Auf dem Weg zur Verantwortungsgesellschaftby Sebastian Demel

    Wallstein Verlag 2014; US$ 44.69

    Stiftungen als Akteure des gesellschaftlichen Wandels: bürgerschaftliches Engagement gegen soziale Missstände und Obrigkeit. Die deutsche Gesellschaft wandelte sich nach der Reichsgründung 1871 rasant. Industrielle Fertigung, technische Neuentwicklungen und wissenschaftlicher Fortschritt bescherten ungeahnten Wohlstand. Doch nicht alle profitierten... more...

  • The Physics of Invisibilityby Martin Beech

    Springer 2011; US$ 29.95

    The ability is see is fundamental to our very existence. How true our perceptions really are depends upon many factors, and not least is our understanding of what light is and how it interacts with matter. It was said that the camera, the icon of light recording instruments, never lies, and in the day of the glass plate and celluloid roll-film this... more...

  • Light and Darkby David Greene

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 45.95

    An entertaining, instructive, diverse, and unusual book, Light and Dark: An Exploration in Science, Nature, Art and Technology encompasses a wide range of topics not normally found in one book. With more than 100 diagrams, graphs, and figures, the subjects discussed include the history of artificial lighting, eclipse cycles, light-sensitive eyeglasses,... more...

  • Patterns of Lightby Steven Beeson; James W. Mayer

    Springer 2007; US$ 99.00

    Begins by addressing properties of light as seen in the everyday world: events such as refraction in a pool, lenses in the form of glasses, the colors of objects, atmospheric events, and more. This title includes chapters that explain these events at the atomic and subatomic level. more...

  • Light Yearsby B. Clegg

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2007; US$ 17.00

    The fully updated 2nd edition of this critically acclaimed book covers the exciting developments in light science of the past five years. Light Years is an engaging survey of everything we know of the universe's most enigmatic phenomenon and the remarkable people who have been captivated by it. more...

  • Progress in Optics by Emil Wolf

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 225.00

    Progress in Optics Volume 11 more...

  • Progress in Optics by Emil Wolf

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 225.00

    Progress in Optics Volume 12 more...

  • Progress in Optics by Emil Wolf

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 225.00

    Progress in Optics Volume 13 more...