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  • Quantum Theory of Optical Coherenceby Roy J. Glauber

    Wiley 2007; US$ 240.00

    A summary of the pioneering work of Glauber in the field of optical coherence phenomena and photon statistics, this book describes the fundamental ideas of modern quantum optics and photonics in a tutorial style. It is thus not only intended as a reference for researchers in the field, but also to give graduate students an insight into the basic theories... more...

  • Highly Excited Atomsby Jean-Patrick Connerade

    Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 94.00

    An introduction to the physics of highly excited, easily perturbed or interacting atoms. more...

  • Introduction to Radiometryby William L. Wolfe

    SPIE 1998; US$ 44.00

    Radiometry is an essential part of the optical design of virtually every optical instrument, and key to many applications. It is also used to measure the radiation of various objects. This tutorial examines both the techniques of calculating radiative transfer and the measurement of fluxes and radiometric properties of various sorts. more...

  • Zeitschrift für spekulative Physikby F.W.J. Schelling; Manfred Durner; Friedrich W Schelling

    Felix Meiner Verlag 2002; US$ 40.51

    Hauptbeschreibung Die "Zeitschrift für spekulative Physik" diente der Verbreitung und Diskussion der von Schelling inaugurierten Naturphilosophie des Deutschen Idealismus. Der bedeutendste Beitrag ist die im zweiten Band enthaltene "Darstellung meines Systems der Philosophie", mit der die Periode der Identitätsphilosophie begann. Die "Zeitschrift... more...

  • Zeitschrift für spekulative Physikby Friedrich W Schelling; Manfred Durner

    Felix Meiner Verlag 2002; US$ 40.51

    Hauptbeschreibung Die "Zeitschrift für spekulative Physik" diente der Verbreitung und Diskussion der von Schelling inaugurierten Naturphilosophie des Deutschen Idealismus. Der bedeutendste Beitrag ist die im zweiten Band enthaltene "Darstellung meines Systems der Philosophie", mit der die Periode der Identitätsphilosophie begann. Die "Zeitschrift... more...

  • Technische Optikby Gottfried Schröder; Hanskarl Treiber

    Vogel Buchverlag 2007; US$ 25.52

    Hauptbeschreibung Ingenieure, Techniker und Studierende an Fachhochschulen finden hier für Ausbildung und Praxis ein breites Informationangebot, das über die Grundlagen der technischen Optik hinausgeht. Schwerpunkte sind optische Bauelemente, wobei auch Strahlungsquellen bis hin zum Laser, Empfänger und deren Messtechnik eingeschlossen sind. · Licht,... more...

  • Astrophysics in a Nutshellby Dan Maoz

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 80.00

    A concise but thorough introduction to the observational data and theoretical concepts underlying modern astronomy, Astrophysics in a Nutshell is designed for advanced undergraduate science majors taking a one-semester course. This well-balanced and up-to-date textbook covers the essentials of modern astrophysics--from stars to cosmology--emphasizing... more...

  • Technical Tennisby Rod Cross; Crawford Lindsey

    USRSA 2012; US$ 8.99

    What are the single most important variables in racquet performance? What racquet and string features combine to provide the most control, comfort, and feel? How can a player create maximum spin? This informative primer answers these and other elusive equipment and performance-related questions that perennially plague hackers and experts alike. A simplified,... 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...

  • Optical Interferometry for Biology and Medicineby David D. Nolte

    Springer 2011; US$ 169.00

    This book presents the fundamental physics of optical interferometry as applied to biophysical, biological and medical research. Interference is at the core of many types of optical detection and is a powerful probe of cellular and tissue structure in interfererence microscopy and in optical coherence tomography. It is also the root cause of speckle... more...