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  • Let There Be Lightby Alex Montwill; Ann Breslin

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2013; US$ 39.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • Light Propagation in Linear Optical Mediaby Glen D. Gillen; Katharina Gillen; Shekhar Guha

    CRC Press 2013; US$ 154.95

    Light Propagation in Linear Optical Media describes light propagation in linear media by expanding on diffraction theories beyond what is available in classic optics books. In one volume, this book combines the treatment of light propagation through various media, interfaces, and apertures using scalar and vector diffraction theories. After covering... 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...

  • Light and Opticsby Abdul Al-Azzawi

    CRC Press 2006; US$ 132.95

    Since the invention of the laser, our fascination with the photon has led to one of the most dynamic and rapidly growing fields of technology. As the reality of all-optical systems quickly comes into focus, it is more important than ever to have a thorough understanding of light and the optical components used to control it. Comprising chapters drawn... more...

  • Manuale di Otticaby Giovanni Giusfredi

    Springer Milan 2015; US$ 129.00

    Questo libro costituisce un fondamento solido per la conoscenza dell?Ottica Fisica, presentando vari modi di trattare la propagazione di onde elettromagnetiche e indicando quali siano i metodi utili a specifici casi. Iniziando dall?elettromagnetismo, la riflessione, la rifrazione e la dispersione delle onde, espone argomenti quali l?Ottica Geometrica,... more...

  • The Mathematics of Geometrical and Physical Opticsby Orestes N. Stavroudis

    Wiley 2006; US$ 232.00

    In this sequel to his book, "The Optics of Rays, Wavefronts, and Caustics," Stavroudis not only covers his own research results, but also includes more recent developments. The book is divided into three parts, starting with basic mathematical concepts that are further applied in the book. Surface geometry is treated with classical mathematics, while... more...

  • Matrix Methods for Optical Layoutby Gerhard Kloos

    SPIE 2007; US$ 47.00

    This book is intended to familiarize the reader with the method of Gaussian matrices and some related tools of optical design. The matrix method provides a means to study an optical system in the paraxial approximation. This text contains new results such as theorems on the design of variable optics, on integrating rods, on the optical layout of prism... more...

  • Mechanicsby S. P. Strelkov; I. A. Yakovlev

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Problems in Undergraduate Physics, Volume I: Mechanics focuses on solutions to problems in physics. The book first discusses the fundamental problems in physics. Topics include laws of conservation of momentum and energy; dynamics of a point particle in circular motion; dynamics of a rotating rigid body; hydrostatics and aerostatics; and acoustics.... more...

  • Meteorological Measurements and Instrumentationby Giles Harrison

    Wiley 2014; US$ 90.95

    This book describes the fundamental scientific principles underlying high quality instrumentation used for environmental measurements. It discusses a wide range of in situ sensors employed in practical environmental monitoring and, in particular, those used in surface based measurement systems. It also considers the use of weather balloons to provide... more...