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  • Cavity Quantum Electrodynamicsby Sergio M. Dutra

    Wiley 2005; US$ 155.00

    SERGIO M. DUTRA's passion for quantum optics dates back to 1989. He received a PhD from Imperial College, London, studying cavity quantum electrodynamics. Dr. Dutra is a Chartered Physicist and a member of the British Institute of Physics. He has worked at Campinas University in Brazil and Leiden University in the Netherlands, published a number... more...

  • Lenses and wavesby Fokko Jan Dijksterhuis

    Springer 2004; US$ 209.00

    In 1690, Christiaan Huygens (1629-1695) published Traité de la Lumière, containing his renowned wave theory of light. It is considered a landmark in seventeenth-century science, for the way Huygens mathematized the corpuscular nature of light and his probabilistic conception of natural knowledge. This book discusses the development of Huygens' wave... more...

  • Polarization in spectral linesby E. Landi Degl'Innocenti

    Springer 2004; US$ 269.00

    The scientific research based on spectropolarimetric techniques is undergoing a phase of rapid growth. Instruments of unprecedented sensitivity are nowadays available, particularly for solar observations. To fully exploit the rich diagnostic content of such observations, it is necessary to understand the physical mechanisms involved in the generation... more...

  • Foundations Of Photonic Crystal Fibresby Frédéric Zolla; Gilles Renversez; André Nicolet; Boris Kuhlmey; Sébastien Guenneau

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2005; US$ 163.00

    This book aims to provide expert guidance to researchers experienced in classical technology, as well as to those new to the field. A variety of perspectives on Photonic Crystal Fibres (PCFs) is presented together with a thorough treatment of the theoretical, physical and mathematical foundations of the optics of PCFs. The range of expertise of the... more...

  • Handbook of Moire Measurementby C.A. Walker

    CRC Press 2003; US$ 220.00

    Strain measurements at the limit - The Moiré Microscope. Fracture mechanics - crack-tip effects, composites, elastic/plastic, biaxial. Electronic packaging. Complex shapes. Elastic-Plastic hole expansion. Hybrid mechanics. Residual stresses. High temperature effects and thermal strains. Micromechanics and contact problems. Out-of-plane deformation,... more...

  • Light and Darkby David Greene

    CRC Press 2002; US$ 47.95

    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...

  • Polarised Light in Science and Natureby J. David Pye

    CRC Press 2001; US$ 65.95

    Aligning the waves. Changing direction. Crystals. Fields. Left hand, right hand. Scattering. Reflection. Going circular. Seeing the polarization. more...

  • Polarized Light in Liquid Crystals and Polymersby Toralf Scharf

    Wiley 2007; US$ 150.00

    Toralf Scharf is Senior Scientist at the University of Neuchâtel in Switzerland. His current research interests concern liquid crystal optics for display applications, implementation of organic birefringent optical materials into solid optical devices, and fabrication and characterization of micro-optics including diffractive and refractive... more...

  • Diffraction, Fourier Optics and Imagingby Okan K. Ersoy

    Wiley 2006; US$ 162.00

    OKAN K. ERSOY , PhD, is Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Purdue University. He is also an adjunct professor at Bogazici University. His research interests include optical information processing, digital signal/image processing, statistical and computer intelligence, Fourier-related transforms and time- frequency methods. 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...