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  • Matrix Methods for Optical Layoutby Gerhard Kloos

    SPIE 2007; US$ 47.00

    This book is intended to familiarize the reader with the method of Gaussian matrices and some related tools of optical design. The matrix method provides a means to study an optical system in the paraxial approximation. This text contains new results such as theorems on the design of variable optics, on integrating rods, on the optical layout of prism... more...

  • Fundamentals of Light Sources and Lasersby Mark Csele

    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...

  • Physik für Ingenieure und Naturwissenschaftlerby Friedhelm Kuypers

    Wiley 2012; US$ 21.95

    Mit diesem zweibändigen Werk liegt wiederum eine erneuerte und verbesserte Auflage des bewährten Lehrbuchs von Friedhelm Kuypers vor. Band 2 umfasst die Elektrodynamik, Optik und Wellenlehre. Unter anderem werden folgende Themen behandelt: LCD-Fernseher, Laserdrucker, CD- und DVD-Spieler, Lichtleiter, Abschirmung von Feldern, Drehstrom. Zusammenhänge... more...

  • International Trends in Opticsby Joseph W. Goodman

    Elsevier Science 1991; US$ 72.95

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  • Principles of Opticsby Max Born; Emil Wolf; A. B. Bhatia; P. C. Clemmow; D. Gabor; A. R. Stokes; A. M. Taylor; P. A. Wayman; W. L. Wilcock

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 93.00

    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...

  • Progress in Opticsby Emil Wolf

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 224.00

    In the 50 years since the first volume of Progress in Optics was published, optics has become one of the most dynamic fields of science. The volumes in this series that have appeared up to now contain more than 300 review articles by distinguished research workers, which have become permanent records for many important developments, helping optical... more...

  • Brief History of Light, And Those That Lit The Wayby R J Weiss

    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...

  • SLOW LIGHTby Sidney Perkowitz

    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...

  • Let There Be Lightby Alex Montwill; Ann Breslin

    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...

  • Epioptics-10by Antonio Cricenti

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2010; US$ 135.00

    The book is aimed at assessing the capabilities of state-of-the-art optical techniques in elucidating the fundamental electronic and structural properties of semiconductor and metal surfaces, interfaces, thin layers, and layer structures, and assessing the usefulness of these techniques for optimization of high quality multilayer samples through feedback... more...