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  • Photonic Signal Processing, Second Edition: Techniques and Applications book cover

    Photonic Signal Processing, Second Edition

    Techniques and Applications, 2nd Edition

    By Le Nguyen Binh

    This Second Edition of "Photonic Signal Processing" updates most recent R&D on processing techniques of signals in photonic domain from the fundamentals given in its first edition. Several modern techniques in Photonic Signal Processing (PSP) are described: Graphical signal flow technique to…

    Hardback – 2018-12-13
    CRC Press
    Optical Science and Engineering

  • Handbook of Optical Engineering, Second Edition, Two Volume Set book cover

    Handbook of Optical Engineering, Second Edition, Two Volume Set

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Daniel Malacara Hernández

    This handbook explains principles, processes, methods, and procedures of optical engineering in a concise and practical way. The second edition contains new chapters on paraxial ray tracing, aberrations and optical design, polarization and polarizing optical devices, microscopes, biomedical…

    Hardback – 2017-12-28
    CRC Press
    Optical Science and Engineering

  • Entropy and Information Optics: Connecting Information and Time, Second Edition book cover

    Entropy and Information Optics

    Connecting Information and Time, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    By Francis T.S. Yu

    This book shows there is a profound connection between information and entropy. Without this connection, information would be more difficult to apply to science. This book covers the connection and the application to modern optics and radar imaging. It shows that there exists a profound…

    Hardback – 2017-12-11
    CRC Press
    Optical Science and Engineering

  • Advanced Optical Instruments and Techniques book cover

    Advanced Optical Instruments and Techniques

    1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Malacara Hernández

    Advanced Optical Instruments and Techniques includes twenty-three chapters providing processes, methods, and procedures of cutting-edge optics engineering design and instrumentation. Topics include biomedical instrumentation and basic and advanced interferometry. Optical metrology is discussed,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-27
    CRC Press
    Optical Science and Engineering

  • Fundamentals and Basic Optical Instruments book cover

    Fundamentals and Basic Optical Instruments

    1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Malacara Hernández

    Fundamentals and Basic Optical Instruments includes thirteen chapters providing an introductory guide to the basics of optical engineering, instrumentation, and design. Topics include basic geometric optics, basic wave optics, and basic photon and quantum optics. Paraxial ray tracing, aberrations…

    Hardback – 2017-11-27
    CRC Press
    Optical Science and Engineering

  • Optical Methods of Measurement: Wholefield Techniques, Second Edition book cover

    Optical Methods of Measurement

    Wholefield Techniques, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    By Rajpal Sirohi

    Optical Methods of Measurement: Wholefield Techniques, Second Edition provides a comprehensive collection of wholefield optical measurement techniques for engineering applications. Along with the reorganization of contents, this edition includes a new chapter on optical interference, new material…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14
    CRC Press
    Optical Science and Engineering

  • Biochemical Applications of Nonlinear Optical Spectroscopy book cover

    Biochemical Applications of Nonlinear Optical Spectroscopy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Vladislav V. Yakovlev

    For a host of reasons, nonlinear optical spectroscopy is a valuable tool for biochemical applications where minimally invasive diagnostics is desired. Biochemical Applications of Nonlinear Optical Spectroscopy presents the latest technological advances and offers a perspective on future directions…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14
    CRC Press
    Optical Science and Engineering

  • Computational Methods for Electromagnetic and Optical Systems book cover

    Computational Methods for Electromagnetic and Optical Systems

    2nd Edition

    By John M. Jarem, Partha P. Banerjee

    The current rapid and complex advancement applications of electromagnetic (EM) and optical systems calls for a much needed update on the computational methods currently in use. Completely revised and reflecting ten years of develoments, this second edition of the bestselling Computational Methods…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    CRC Press
    Optical Science and Engineering

  • Laser Safety: Tools and Training, Second Edition book cover

    Laser Safety

    Tools and Training, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Ken Barat

    New chapters and updates highlight the second edition of Laser Safety: Tools and Training. This text provides background information relating to lasers and laser safety, and examines the components of laser work and laser safety from a different perspective. Written by a working laser safety…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29
    CRC Press
    Optical Science and Engineering

  • Lightwave Engineering book cover

    Lightwave Engineering

    1st Edition

    By Yasuo Kokubun

    Suitable as either a student text or professional reference, Lightwave Engineering addresses the behavior of electromagnetic waves and the propagation of light, which forms the basis of the wide-ranging field of optoelectronics. Divided into two parts, the book first gives a comprehensive…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29
    CRC Press
    Optical Science and Engineering

  • Laser Beam Shaping Applications book cover

    Laser Beam Shaping Applications

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Fred M. Dickey, Todd E. Lizotte

    This new edition details the important features of beam shaping and exposes the subtleties of the theory and techniques that are best demonstrated through proven applications. New chapters cover illumination light shaping in optical lithography; optical micro-manipulation of live mammalian cells…

    Hardback – 2017-03-01
    CRC Press
    Optical Science and Engineering

  • Tunable Laser Applications book cover

    Tunable Laser Applications

    3rd Edition

    Edited by F.J. Duarte

    Broadly tunable lasers continue to have a tremendous impact in many and diverse fields of science and technology. From a renaissance in laser spectroscopy to Bose–Einstein condensation, the one nexus is the tunable laser. Tunable Laser Applications describes the physics and architectures of widely…

    Hardback – 2016-02-09
    CRC Press
    Optical Science and Engineering

  • Optical Materials and Applications book cover

    Optical Materials and Applications

    1st Edition

    Edited by Moriaki Wakaki

    The definition of optical material has expanded in recent years, largely because of IT advances that have led to rapid growth in optoelectronics applications. Helping to explain this evolution, Optical Materials and Applications presents contributions from leading experts who explore the basic…

    Hardback – 2012-09-24
    CRC Press
    Optical Science and Engineering

  • Handbook of Optical and Laser Scanning book cover

    Handbook of Optical and Laser Scanning

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Gerald F. Marshall, Glenn E. Stutz

    From its initial publication titled Laser Beam Scanning in 1985 to Handbook of Optical and Laser Scanning, now in its second edition, this reference has kept professionals and students at the forefront of optical scanning technology. Carefully and meticulously updated in each iteration, the book…

    Hardback – 2011-08-17
    CRC Press
    Optical Science and Engineering

  • Optoelectronics: Infrared-Visable-Ultraviolet Devices and Applications, Second Edition book cover

    Optoelectronics

    Infrared-Visable-Ultraviolet Devices and Applications, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    By Dave Birtalan, William Nunley

    Organized as a mini-encyclopedia of infrared optoelectronic applications, this long awaited new edition of an industry standard updates and expands on the groundbreaking work of its predecessor. Pioneering experts, responsible for many advancements in the field, provide engineers with a…

    Hardback – 2009-04-09
    CRC Press
    Optical Science and Engineering

  • Practical Applications of Microresonators in Optics and Photonics book cover

    Practical Applications of Microresonators in Optics and Photonics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrey B. Matsko

     Assembling an international team of experts, this book reports on the progress in the rapidly growing field of monolithic micro- and nanoresonators. The book opens with a chapter on photonic crystal-based resonators (nanocavities). It goes on to describe resonators in which the closed…

    Hardback – 2009-03-25
    CRC Press
    Optical Science and Engineering

  • Photoacoustic Imaging and Spectroscopy book cover

    Photoacoustic Imaging and Spectroscopy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lihong V. Wang

    Photoacoustics promises to revolutionize medical imaging and may well make as dramatic a contribution to modern medicine as the discovery of the x-ray itself once did. Combining electromagnetic and ultrasonic waves synergistically, photoacoustics can provide deep speckle-free imaging with high…

    Hardback – 2009-03-09
    CRC Press
    Optical Science and Engineering

  • Near-Earth Laser Communications book cover

    Near-Earth Laser Communications

    1st Edition

    Edited by Hamid Hemmati, Hamid Hemmati

    Invented more than a hundred years ago by Alexander Graham Bell, the technology of free-space optical communications, or lasercom, has finally reached the level of maturity required to meet a growing demand for operational multi-giga-bit-per-second data rate systems communicating to and from…

    Hardback – 2009-03-03
    CRC Press
    Optical Science and Engineering

  • Slow Light: Science and Applications book cover

    Slow Light

    Science and Applications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jacob B. Khurgin, Rodney S. Tucker

    One of the Top Selling Physics Books according to YBP Library Services The exotic effects of slow light have been widely observed in the laboratory. However, current literature fails to explore the wider field of slow light in photonic structures and optical fibers. Reflecting recent research,…

    Hardback – 2008-12-22
    CRC Press
    Optical Science and Engineering

  • Dynamic Laser Speckle and Applications book cover

    Dynamic Laser Speckle and Applications

    1st Edition

    Edited by Hector J. Rabal, Roberto A. Braga Jr.

    Speckle study constitutes a multidisciplinary area with inherent complexities. In order to conquer challenges such as the variability of samples and sensitive measurements, researchers must develop a theoretical and statistical understanding of both biological and non-biological metrology using…

    Hardback – 2008-11-20
    CRC Press
    Optical Science and Engineering

  • Photonic MEMS Devices: Design, Fabrication and Control book cover

    Photonic MEMS Devices

    Design, Fabrication and Control, 1st Edition

    By Ai-Qun Liu

    Photonic MEMS devices represent the next major breakthrough in the silicon revolution. While many quality resources exist on the optic and photonic aspect of device physics, today’s researchers are in need of a reference that goes beyond to include all aspects of engineering innovation. An…

    Hardback – 2008-09-04
    CRC Press
    Optical Science and Engineering

  • The Nature of Light: What is a Photon? book cover

    The Nature of Light

    What is a Photon?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chandra Roychoudhuri, A.F. Kracklauer, Kathy Creath

    Focusing on the unresolved debate between Newton and Huygens from 300 years ago, The Nature of Light: What is a Photon? discusses the reality behind enigmatic photons. It explores the fundamental issues pertaining to light that still exist today. Gathering contributions from globally recognized…

    Hardback – 2008-07-25
    CRC Press
    Optical Science and Engineering

  • Fiber Optic Sensors book cover

    Fiber Optic Sensors

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Shizhuo Yin, Paul B. Ruffin, Francis T.S. Yu

    The need for both intrinsic and extrinsic fiber optic sensor technologies continues to grow. To meet the demands of this fast expanding applications-driven market, Fiber Optic Sensors, Second Edition presents both the latest advances in fiber optic sensor technology, such as the application of…

    Hardback – 2008-03-27
    CRC Press
    Optical Science and Engineering

  • Terahertz Spectroscopy: Principles and Applications book cover

    Terahertz Spectroscopy

    Principles and Applications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susan L. Dexheimer

    The development of new sources and methods in the terahertz spectral range has generated intense interest in terahertz spectroscopy and its application in an array of fields. Presenting state-of-the-art terahertz spectroscopic techniques, Terahertz Spectroscopy: Principles and Applications focuses…

    Hardback – 2007-12-22
    CRC Press
    Optical Science and Engineering

  • Photonic Signal Processing: Techniques and Applications book cover

    Photonic Signal Processing

    Techniques and Applications, 1st Edition

    By Le Nguyen Binh

    The potential of photonic signal processing (PSP) to overcome electronic limits for processing ultra-wideband signals, provide signal conditioning that can be integrated in line with fiber optic systems, and improve signal quality makes this technology extremely attractive for improvement in…

    Hardback – 2007-12-17
    CRC Press
    Optical Science and Engineering

  • Smart CMOS Image Sensors and Applications book cover

    Smart CMOS Image Sensors and Applications

    1st Edition

    By Jun Ohta, Jun Ohta

    Because of their high noise immunity and low static power supply drain, complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor (CMOS) devices produce less heat than other forms of logic and allow a high density of logic functions on a chip. These beneficial characteristics have fueled the use of CMOS image…

    Hardback – 2007-09-19
    CRC Press
    Optical Science and Engineering

  • Coarse Wavelength Division Multiplexing: Technologies and Applications book cover

    Coarse Wavelength Division Multiplexing

    Technologies and Applications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marcus Nebeling, Hans Joerg Thiele

    Explaining what CWDM is, how it is achieved, and why it should be deployed, Coarse Wavelength Division Multiplexing: Technologies and Applications merges coverage of isolated aspects of Coarse Wavelength Division Multiplexing (CWDM) traditionally found as device-related or specific system topics.…

    Hardback – 2007-06-11
    CRC Press
    Optical Science and Engineering

  • Organic Field-Effect Transistors book cover

    Organic Field-Effect Transistors

    1st Edition

    Edited by Zhenan Bao, Jason Locklin

    The remarkable development of organic thin film transistors (OTFTs) has led to their emerging use in active matrix flat-panel displays, radio frequency identification cards, and sensors. Exploring one class of OTFTs, Organic Field-Effect Transistors provides a comprehensive, multidisciplinary…

    Hardback – 2007-05-17
    CRC Press
    Optical Science and Engineering

  • Optical Waveguides: From Theory to Applied Technologies book cover

    Optical Waveguides

    From Theory to Applied Technologies, 1st Edition

    Edited by María L. Calvo, Vasudevan Lakshminarayanan

    Although the theory and principles of optical waveguides have been established for more than a century, the technologies have only been realized in recent decades. Optical Waveguides: From Theory to Applied Technologies combines the most relevant aspects of waveguide theory with the study of…

    Hardback – 2007-01-19
    CRC Press
    Optical Science and Engineering

  • Gas Lasers book cover

    Gas Lasers

    1st Edition

    Edited by Masamori Endo, Robert F. Walter

    Lasers with a gaseous active medium offer high flexibility, wide tunability, and advantages in cost, beam quality, and power scalability. Gas lasers have tended to become overshadowed by the recent popularity and proliferation of semiconductor lasers. As a result of this shift in focus, details on…

    Hardback – 2006-12-26
    CRC Press
    Optical Science and Engineering

  • Photonics: Principles and Practices book cover

    Photonics

    Principles and Practices, 1st Edition

    By Abdul Al-Azzawi

    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. An explosion of new materials, devices, and applications makes it more important than ever to stay current with the latest advances. Surveying the field…

    Hardback – 2006-12-21
    CRC Press
    Optical Science and Engineering

  • Lens Design book cover

    Lens Design

    4th Edition

    By Milton Laikin

    There is no shortage of lens optimization software on the market to deal with today's complex optical systems for all sorts of custom and standardized applications. But all of these software packages share one critical flaw: you still have to design a starting solution. Continuing the bestselling…

    Hardback – 2006-12-19
    CRC Press
    Optical Science and Engineering

  • Solid-State Lasers and Applications book cover

    Solid-State Lasers and Applications

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alphan Sennaroglu

    Because of the favorable characteristics of solid-state lasers, they have become the preferred candidates for a wide range of applications in science and technology, including spectroscopy, atmospheric monitoring, micromachining, and precision metrology. Presenting the most recent developments in…

    Hardback – 2006-11-16
    CRC Press
    Optical Science and Engineering

  • Polymer Fiber Optics: Materials, Physics, and Applications book cover

    Polymer Fiber Optics

    Materials, Physics, and Applications, 1st Edition

    By Mark G. Kuzyk

    This straightforward text examines the scientific principles, characterization techniques, and fabrication methods used to design and produce high quality optical fibers. Polymer Fiber Optics: Materials, Physics, and Applications focuses on the fundamental concepts that will continue to play a role…

    Hardback – 2006-09-11
    CRC Press
    Optical Science and Engineering

  • Applied Microphotonics book cover

    Applied Microphotonics

    1st Edition

    By Wes R. Jamroz, Roman Kruzelecky, Emile I. Haddad

    As the limits of electrical performance come within sight, photons are poised to take over for the electron. But the search continues for the materials, topologies, and fabrication technologies capable of producing photonic devices at a reasonable speed and cost. Taking a fundamentallook at the…

    Hardback – 2006-06-27
    CRC Press
    Optical Science and Engineering

  • Optics in Magnetic Multilayers and Nanostructures book cover

    Optics in Magnetic Multilayers and Nanostructures

    1st Edition

    By Stefan Visnovsky

    In the continuing push toward optical computing, the focus remains on finding and developing the right materials. Characterizing materials, understanding the behavior of light in these materials, and being able to control the light are key players in the search for suitable optical materials.…

    Hardback – 2006-03-06
    CRC Press
    Optical Science and Engineering

  • Laser Safety Management book cover

    Laser Safety Management

    1st Edition

    By Ken Barat

    An effective laser safety program can mean big savings in time, money, effort, and most importantly, human well-being. It can improve the quality of your research program, your organization's reputation, and ultimately, improve your bottom line. Based on the extensive experience of active Laser…

    Hardback – 2006-02-22
    CRC Press
    Optical Science and Engineering

  • Color Desktop Printer Technology book cover

    Color Desktop Printer Technology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mitchell Rosen, Noboru Ohta

    Printing traces its roots back for centuries, and the invention of moveable type changed the world. However, until the advent of the computer, printing remained a costly and time-consuming operation. From the first humble dot matrix to modern inkjet, laser, and dye sublimation printers, desktop…

    Hardback – 2006-02-22
    CRC Press
    Optical Science and Engineering

  • Optical Code Division Multiple Access: Fundamentals and Applications book cover

    Optical Code Division Multiple Access

    Fundamentals and Applications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul R. Prucnal

    Code-division multiple access (CDMA) technology has been widely adopted in cell phones. Its astonishing success has led many to evaluate the promise of this technology for optical networks. This field has come to be known as Optical CDMA (OCDMA). Surveying the field from its infancy to the current…

    Hardback – 2005-12-20
    CRC Press
    Optical Science and Engineering

  • Quantum Communications and Cryptography book cover

    Quantum Communications and Cryptography

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alexander V. Sergienko

    All current methods of secure communication such as public-key cryptography can eventually be broken by faster computing. At the interface of physics and computer science lies a powerful solution for secure communications: quantum cryptography. Because eavesdropping changes the physical nature of…

    Hardback – 2005-11-14
    CRC Press
    Optical Science and Engineering

  • Encyclopedic Handbook of Integrated Optics book cover

    Encyclopedic Handbook of Integrated Optics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kenichi Iga, Yasuo Kokubun

    As optical technologies move closer to the core of modern computer architecture, there arise many challenges in building optical capabilities from the network to the motherboard. Rapid advances in integrated optics technologies are making this a reality. However, no comprehensive, up-to-date…

    Hardback – 2005-11-01
    CRC Press
    Optical Science and Engineering

  • Electromagnetic Theory and Applications for Photonic Crystals book cover

    Electromagnetic Theory and Applications for Photonic Crystals

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kiyotoshi Yasumoto

    Photonic technology promises much faster computing, massive parallel processing, and an evolutionary step in the digital age. The search continues for devices that will enable this paradigm, and these devices will be based on photonic crystals. Modeling is a key process in developing crystals with…

    Hardback – 2005-10-14
    CRC Press
    Optical Science and Engineering

  • GMPLS Technologies: Broadband Backbone Networks and Systems book cover

    GMPLS Technologies

    Broadband Backbone Networks and Systems, 1st Edition

    By Naoaki Yamanaka, Kohei Shiomoto, Eiji Oki

    Multi-Protocol Label Switch (MPLS) and Generalized MPLS (GMPLS) are key technologies for next-generation IP backbone networks. Until now, however, engineers have been forced to search for technical papers on this subject and read them in an ad-hoc manner. At last there is a book that explains both…

    Hardback – 2005-09-26
    CRC Press
    Optical Science and Engineering

  • Image Sensors and Signal Processing for Digital Still Cameras book cover

    Image Sensors and Signal Processing for Digital Still Cameras

    1st Edition

    Edited by Junichi Nakamura

    Shrinking pixel sizes along with improvements in image sensors, optics, and electronics have elevated DSCs to levels of performance that match, and have the potential to surpass, that of silver-halide film cameras. Image Sensors and Signal Processing for Digital Still Cameras captures the current…

    Hardback – 2005-08-05
    CRC Press
    Optical Science and Engineering

  • Laser Remote Sensing book cover

    Laser Remote Sensing

    1st Edition

    Edited by Takashi Fujii, Tetsuo Fukuchi

    Information on recent progress in laser remote sensor (LIDAR) technology can be found scattered throughout numerous journal articles and conference proceedings, but until now there has been no work that summarizes recent advancements and achievements in the field in a detailed format.Laser Remote…

    Hardback – 2005-06-28
    CRC Press
    Optical Science and Engineering

  • Silicon Nanoelectronics book cover

    Silicon Nanoelectronics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Shunri Oda, David Ferry

    Technological advancement in chip development, primarily based on the downscaling of the feature size of transistors, is threatening to come to a standstill as we approach the limits of conventional scaling. For example, when the number of electrons in a device's active region is reduced to less…

    Hardback – 2005-06-27
    CRC Press
    Optical Science and Engineering

  • Passive Micro-Optical Alignment Methods book cover

    Passive Micro-Optical Alignment Methods

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert A. Boudreau, Sharon M. Boudreau

    The most expensive phase in the manufacture of micro-optical components and fiber optics is also one of the most performance-critical: optical alignment of the components. The increasing degree of miniaturization makes this an especially challenging task. Active alignment methods result in higher…

    Hardback – 2005-06-22
    CRC Press
    Optical Science and Engineering

  • Physics of Optoelectronics book cover

    Physics of Optoelectronics

    1st Edition

    By Michael A. Parker

    Physics of Optoelectronics focuses on the properties of optical fields and their interaction with matter. Understanding that lasers, LEDs, and photodetectors clearly exemplify this interaction, the author begins with an introduction to lasers, LEDs, and the rate equations, then describes the…

    Hardback – 2005-05-23
    CRC Press
    Optical Science and Engineering

  • Organic Electroluminescence book cover

    Organic Electroluminescence

    1st Edition

    Edited by Zakya H. Kafafi

    Organic light-emitting diode(OLED) technology has achieved significant penetration in the commercial market for small, low-voltage and inexpensive displays. Present and future novel technologies based on OLEDs involve rigid and flexible flat panel displays, solid-state lighting, and lasers. Display…

    Hardback – 2005-05-20
    CRC Press
    Optical Science and Engineering

  • Handbook of Optical Interconnects book cover

    Handbook of Optical Interconnects

    1st Edition

    Edited by Shigeru Kawai

    As we reach the data transmission limits of copper wire and communications experts seek to bring the speed of long-haul fiber optics networks closer to access points, optical interconnects promise to provide efficient, high-speed data transmission for the next generation of networks and systems.…

    Hardback – 2005-05-16
    CRC Press
    Optical Science and Engineering