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  • Rotating Mirror Streak and Framing Camerasby Eugene A. Igel; Magne Kristiansen

    SPIE 1997; US$ 42.00

    A large number of rotating mirror cameras have been manufactured in the last several decades to cover a range of recording demands often near the limits of the rotating mirror's burst speed. The demand for high recording rates often has been met by optoelectric devices. This monograph is intended for readers who are familiar with high-speed recording... more...

  • Optical Coating Technologyby Philip W. Baumeister

    SPIE 2004; US$ 94.00

    Baumeister organizes this book around the key subjects associated with functions of optical thin film performance, and provides a valuable resource in the field of thin film technology. The information is widely backed up with citations to patents and published literature. The author draws from 25 years of experience teaching classes at the UCLA Extension... more...

  • Optics in Photographyby Rudolf Kingslake

    SPIE 2002; US$ 48.00

    This book explains fundamental optical principles that apply to photography, cameras, and lenses. It is intended for professionals and serious amateur photographers as well as lens designers and optical engineers. more...

  • Optical Design Fundamentals for Infrared Systemsby Max J. Riedl

    SPIE 2001; US$ 49.00

    The practical, popular 1995 tutorial has been thoroughly revised and updated, reflecting developments in technology and applications during the past decade. New chapters address wave aberrations, thermal effects, design examples, and diamond turning. more...

  • Introduction to Optical Testingby Joseph M. Geary

    SPIE 1999; US$ 44.00

    This volume in the SPIE Tutorial Text series presents a practical approach to optical testing, with emphasis on techniques, procedures, and instrumentation rather than mathematical analysis. The author provides the reader with a basic understanding of the measurements made and the tools used to make those measurements. Detailed information is given... more...

  • The Design of Plastic Optical Systemsby Michael P. Schaub

    Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) 2009; US$ 56.00

    Many items we use in our daily lives--the traffic signals, motion sensors, fingerprint readers, cell phone cameras, bar code scanners, and DVD players--rely upon plastic optical systems to perform. Consequently, there is a growing need for individuals who are knowledgeable in the design, development, and production of such systems. This book provides... more...

  • Modern Lens Designby Warren Smith

    McGraw-Hill Education 2004; US$ 110.00

    Unlike the first edition, which was more a collection of lens designs for use in larger projects, the 2nd edition of Modern Lens Design is an optical ?how-to.? Delving deep into the mechanics of lens design, optics legend Warren J. Smith reveals time-tested methods for designing top-quality lenses. He deals with lens design software, primarily OSLO,... more...

  • Introduction to Nanoelectronicsby Vladimir V. Mitin; Viatcheslav A. Kochelap; Michael A. Stroscio

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 50.00

    A comprehensive 2007 textbook on nanoelectronics covering the underlying physics, nanostructures, nanomaterials and nanodevices. more...

  • Fundamentals of Guided-Wave Optoelectronic Devicesby William S. C. Chang

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 94.00

    Uniquely combines both the optical and electrical properties of guided-wave optoelectronic devices, providing key concepts and practical analytical techniques. more...

  • Gigabit-capable Passive Optical Networksby D. Hood

    Wiley 2012; US$ 119.00

    Gigabit-capable passive optical networks (G-PON) have a large and increasing base of support among telecommunications operators around the world. Written by two of the experts in the field, this book explains G-PON in detail. As well as a history that clarifies the reasons for many of the existing features, the book looks at current and evolving technology... more...