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Optics

  • Opticsby J. P. Mathieu; D. ter Haar

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 93.95

    Optics, Parts 1 and 2 covers electromagnetic optics and quantum optics. The first part of the book examines the various of the important properties common to all electromagnetic radiation. This part also studies electromagnetic waves; electromagnetic optics of transparent isotropic and anisotropic media; diffraction; and two-wave and multi-wave interference.... more...

  • Statistical Opticsby Joseph W. Goodman

    Wiley 2015; US$ 115.00

    This book discusses statistical methods that are useful for treating problems in modern optics, and the application of these methods to solving a variety of such problems This book covers a variety of statistical problems in optics, including both theory and applications.  The text covers the necessary background in statistics, statistical... more...

  • Auf dem Weg zur Verantwortungsgesellschaftby Sebastian Demel

    Wallstein Verlag 2014; US$ 37.84

    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...

  • 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...

  • Lightby Howard H. Seliger; William D. McElroy

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Light: Physical and Biological Action provides an introduction to the significant problems that are usually considered in photobiology. This book covers a variety of topics, including photosensitization, phototropism, phototaxis, photosynthesis, bioluminescence, diurnal rhythms, and the measurement of molecular excitation by light. Organized into... more...

  • Opticsby W. H. A. Fincham; M. H. Freeman

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Optics: Eighth Edition covers the work necessary for the specialization in such subjects as ophthalmic optics, optical instruments and lens design. The text includes topics such as the propagation and behavior of light; reflection and refraction - their laws and how different media affect them; lenses - thick and thin, cylindrical and subcylindrical;... more...

  • Opticsby W. H. A. Fincham; M. H. Freeman

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95

    Optics: Ninth Edition Optics: Ninth Edition covers the work necessary for the specialization in such subjects as ophthalmic optics, optical instruments and lens design. The text includes topics such as the propagation and behavior of light; reflection and refraction - their laws and how different media affect them; lenses - thick and thin, cylindrical... more...

  • Contact Lens Design Tablesby Anthony Musset; Janet Stone

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Contact Lens Design Tables presents tables for the determination of surface radii of curvature of hard contact lenses to give a required axial edge lift. The book also offers method of use of these tables to achieve the best approach to their use in lens design. These tables will be helpful to contact lens practitioners and manufacturers. more...

  • Optical Properties of Advanced Materialsby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 129.00

    Covering a wealth of optically functional substances, from semiconducting to soft materials, the authors of this text are leading-edge researchers who address the latest developments in this fast-moving field, including spintronics and photonic metamaterials. 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...