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  • Thin-Film Optical Filters, Third Editionby

    Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 173.95

    Very common optical coatings are those that give the faint, reflected color to the lenses in cameras, binoculars, and spectacles. The thin metal layer that makes the difference between a mirror and a simple sheet of glass is an optical coating. But, optical coatings are used in many more applications-a particularly important current one being the splitting... more...

  • Interferogram Analysis For Optical Testing, Second Editionby Zacarias Malacara; Manuel Servín

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 220.00

    In this day of digitalization, you can work within the technology of optics without having to fully understand the science behind it. However, for those who wish to master the science, rather than merely be its servant, it's essential to learn the nuances, such as those involved with studying fringe patterns produced by optical testing interferometers.... more...

  • Polarized Light in Liquid Crystals and Polymersby Toralf Scharf

    Wiley 2007; US$ 145.00

    Polarized Light in Liquid Crystals and Polymers deals with the linear optics of birefringent materials, such as liquid crystals and polymers, and surveys light propagation in such media with special attention to applications. It is unique in treating light propagation in micro- and nanostructured birefringent optical elements, such as lenses and... more...

  • Basics of Interferometryby P. Hariharan

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 107.00

    Optical interferometry is used in communications, medical imaging, astonomy, and structural measurement. With the use of an interferometer engineers and scientists are able to complete surface inspections of micromachined surfaces and semiconductors. Medical technicians are able to give more consise diagnoses with the employ of interferometers in microscopy,... more...

  • Free And Guided Optical Beamsby Sergio Martellucci; Massimo Santarsiero

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2004; US$ 193.00

    Optical beams are electromagnetic waves that remain essentially concentrated around a mean axis upon free propagation or that are guided by suitable structures. The study of these beams has existed long ago and since then this field has been a focus of active investigation. However, in recent years, the interest on optical beams has further increased,... more...

  • Laser Spectroscopy - Proceedings Of The Xvi International Conferenceby Peter Hannaford; Andrei Sidorov; Hans Bachor

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2004; US$ 282.00

    This volume comprises a collection of invited and selected contributions presented at the 16th International Conference on Laser Spectroscopy in Palm Cove, Queensland, Australia, 13?18 July 2003. The papers report the latest and most exciting developments in laser spectroscopy and related areas: new ultra-precise spectroscopic measurements based on... more...

  • Ultraviolet Radiation in the Solar Systemby M. Vázquez; A. Hanslmeier

    Springer 2006; US$ 299.00

    Provides a description of the Sun, our main source of UV radiation. This book discusses the potential role of ultraviolet light in the development of life on bodies such as Mars, Europa and Titan. The Solar System is not isolated; other external sources can contribute to the enhancement of the UV radiation in our environment. more...

  • Frontiers in Planar Lightwave Circuit Technologyby Siegfried Janz; Jiri Ctyroky; Stoyan Tanev

    Springer 2005; US$ 129.00

    Provides detailed overviews of experimental and theoretical work in high index contrast waveguide systems, micro-optical resonators, nonlinear optics, and advanced optical simulation methods. This work also presents articles describing emerging applications of integrated optics for medical and biological applications. more...

  • Advances in Spectroscopy for Lasers and Sensingby Baldassare Di Bartolo; Ottavio Forte

    Springer 2006; US$ 159.00

    Presents the Proceedings of "New Development in Optics and Related Fields," held in Erice, Sicily, Italy. This book provides a comprehensive treatment of the techniques and contemporary developments in optics and related fields. It also addresses the technologies required for the detection and identification of chemical and biological threats. more...

  • Handbook of Optics, Volume IIIby Optical Society of America

    McGraw-Hill Education 2000; US$ 131.00

    A new volume in the field's bestselling options reference--an entirely new opus focusing on x-ray, nonlinear, and vision optics. Provides the same mix of tutorial writing with in-depth reference material that distinguished Volumes I & II. more...