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  • Quantum Opticsby John Garrison; Raymond Chiao

    OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 64.99

    This book develops the theoretical and experimental basis of quantum optics, i.e. the interaction of individual particles of light (photons) with matter, starting from elementary quantum theory. The self-contained exposition will be useful to graduate students in physics, engineering, chemistry, and senior undergraduates in physics. more...

  • Epioptics-10by Antonio Cricenti

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2010; US$ 83.00 US$ 75.53

    The book is aimed at assessing the capabilities of state-of-the-art optical techniques in elucidating the fundamental electronic and structural properties of semiconductor and metal surfaces, interfaces, thin layers, and layer structures, and assessing the usefulness of these techniques for optimization of high quality multilayer samples through feedback... more...

  • Field Guide to Binoculars and Scopesby Paul R Yoder; Daniel Vukobratovich

    SPIE 2011; US$ 36.00

    Modern binoculars and scopes meet a variety of user needs. This Field Guide provides readers with a concise, organized reference that explains the functions and configurations of instruments commonly used by bird watchers, hunters, amateur astronomers, and military and law-enforcement members. This book also addresses the rationale behind instrument... more...

  • Field Guide to Diffractive Opticsby Yakov Soskind

    SPIE 2011; US$ 36.00

    This SPIE Field Guide provides the operational principles and established terminology of diffractive optics as well as a comprehensive overview of the main types of diffractive optics components. An emphasis is placed on the qualitative explanation of the diffraction phenomenon by the use of field distributions and graphs, providing the basis for understanding... more...

  • Faster Than The Speed Of Lightby Joao Magueijo

    Random House 2011; US$ 15.50

    The idea that the speed of light is a constant - at 186,000 miles per second - is one of the few scientific facts that almost everyone knows. That constant - c- also appears in the most famous of all scientific equations: e=mc2- Yet over the last few years, a small group of highly reputable young physicists have suggested that the central dogma of... more...

  • Fundamentals of Light Sources and Lasersby Mark Csele

    Wiley 2011; US$ 165.00 US$ 148.50

    A comprehensive introduction to the burgeoning field of photonics The field of photonics is finding increasing applications across a broad range of industries. While many other books provide an overview of the subject, Fundamentals of Light Sources and Lasers closes a clear gap in the current literature by concentrating on the principles of laser... more...

  • Quantum Optics in Phase Spaceby Wolfgang P. Schleich

    Wiley 2011; US$ 176.00 US$ 158.40

    Quantum Optics in Phase Space provides a concise introduction to the rapidly moving field of quantum optics from the point of view of phase space. Modern in style and didactically skillful, Quantum Optics in Phase Space prepares students for their own research by presenting detailed derivations, many illustrations and a large set of workable problems... more...

  • Fourier Transforms in Spectroscopyby Jyrki Kauppinen; Jari Partanen

    Wiley 2011; US$ 240.00 US$ 216.00

    This modern approach to the subject is clearly and logically structured, and gives readers an understanding of the essence of Fourier transforms and their applications. All important aspects are included with respect to their use with optical spectroscopic data. Based on popular lectures, the authors provide the mathematical fundamentals and numerical... more...

  • Problems and Answers in Wave Opticsby Vladimir P Ryabukho

    SPIE 2011; US$ 34.00

    Looking for a deeper understanding of electromagnetic wave propagation? Need a resource of practice problems to hone your skills? With 272 selected problems and answers, this study aid is a powerful supplement to the study of wave optics. This question-and-answer collection covers the basics of wave propagation, reflection, refraction, anisotropic... more...

  • Introduction to Adaptive Lensesby Hongwen Ren; Shin-Tson Wu

    Wiley 2012; US$ 122.00 US$ 109.80

    Presents readers with the basic science, technology, and applications for every type of adaptive lens An adaptive lens is a lens whose shape has been changed to a different focal length by an external stimulus such as pressure, electric field, magnetic field, or temperature. Introduction to Adaptive Lenses is the first book ever to address all... more...