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- 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...
- 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...
- Springer 2006; US$ 139.00
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...
- Wiley 2007; US$ 200.00
The purpose of this third edition is to bring together in a single book descriptions of all tests carried out in the optical shop that are applicable to optical components and systems. This book is intended for the specialist as well as the non-specialist engaged in optical shop testing. There is currently a great deal of research being done in optical... more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 359.00
Aimed at researchers and graduate students, this book provides up-to-date information about the electronic interactions that impact the optical properties of rare earth ions in solids. Its goal is to establish a connection between fundamental principles and the materials properties of rare-earth activated luminescent and laser optical materials. The... more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 209.00
The present monograph deals with a particular class of approximation methods in the context of light scattering by small particles. This class of approximations has been termed as eikonal or soft particle approximations. The eikonal approximation was studied extensively in the potential scattering and then adopted in optical scattering problems. In... more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 319.00
Consists of 3 chapters with 10 contributions. The first chapter is devoted to the study of light scattering by a single particle. The second chapter is aimed at the investigation of multiple light scattering and radiative transfer. The last chapter is devoted to the applications of light scattering techniques in combustion and marine research. more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 259.00
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...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 239.00
Presents to engineers, scientists and industrial experts the impact of Computer aided Evaluation in Structured Light Techniques, Holographic Interferometry, Classic Interferometry, Speckle Metrology, Moire and Grid Techniques for Stress Analysis, Nondestructive Testing, Shape Measurement, Fault Detection, Quality Control and related fields. more...
- Springer 2005; US$ 109.00
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...