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Near-Earth Laser Communications, Second Edition

Near-Earth Laser Communications, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Hamid Hemmati
September 21, 2020

This reference provides an overview of near-Earth laser communication theory developments including component and subsystem technologies, fundamental limitations, and approaches to reach those limits. It covers basic concepts and state-of-the-art technologies, emphasizing device technology, ...

Handbook of Optical Engineering

Handbook of Optical Engineering

1st Edition

Daniel Malacara
June 30, 2020

This handbook explains principles, processes, methods, and procedures of optical engineering in a concise and practical way. It emphasizes fundamental approaches and provides useful formulas and step-by-step worked-out examples to demonstrate applications and clarify calculation methods. The book ...

Organic Photovoltaics Mechanisms, Materials, and Devices

Organic Photovoltaics: Mechanisms, Materials, and Devices

1st Edition

Sam-Shajing Sun, Niyazi Serdar Sariciftci
June 30, 2020

Recently developed organic photovoltaics (OPVs) show distinct advantages over their inorganic counterparts due to their lighter weight, flexible shape, versatile materials synthesis and device fabrication schemes, and low cost in large-scale industrial production. Although many books currently ...

Smart CMOS Image Sensors and Applications

Smart CMOS Image Sensors and Applications

2nd Edition

Jun Ohta
June 04, 2020

Revised and expanded for this new edition, Smart CMOS Image Sensors and Applications, Second Edition is the only book available devoted to smart CMOS image sensors and applications. The book describes the fundamentals of CMOS image sensors and optoelectronic device physics, and introduces typical ...

High-Performance Backbone Network Technology

High-Performance Backbone Network Technology

1st Edition

Naoaki Yamanaka
May 05, 2004

Compiling the most influential papers from the IEICE Transactions in Communications, High-Performance Backbone Network Technology examines critical breakthroughs in the design and provision of effective public service networks in areas including traffic control, telephone service, real-time video ...

Handbook of Optical Fibers and Cables, Second Edition

Handbook of Optical Fibers and Cables, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Murata
June 25, 1996

This work covers the history of optical communications, fibres and fiber cables, and compares optical fibres with other transmission media. It also discusses optical fibre materials, reliability and manufacture, illustrates the design, construction and properties of recent cables used for optical ...

Practical Applications of Microresonators in Optics and Photonics

Practical Applications of Microresonators in Optics and Photonics

1st Edition

Andrey B. Matsko
June 12, 2019

 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 ...

Photonic Signal Processing, Second Edition Techniques and Applications

Photonic Signal Processing, Second Edition: Techniques and Applications

2nd Edition

Le Nguyen Binh
December 13, 2018

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...

Applied Microphotonics

Applied Microphotonics

1st Edition

Wes R. Jamroz, Roman Kruzelecky, Emile I. Haddad
June 27, 2006

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 ...

Handbook of Molecular Lasers

Handbook of Molecular Lasers

1st Edition

Peter Cheo
August 31, 1987

This book covers laser topics that have been a part of the rapid expansion of optical engineering, including emission spectra of molecular lasers, CO2 transversely excited atmospheric-pressure lasers, and radiofrequency discharge excited CO2 lasers....

Biochemical Applications of Nonlinear Optical Spectroscopy

Biochemical Applications of Nonlinear Optical Spectroscopy

1st Edition

Vladislav V. Yakovlev
June 14, 2017

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 ...

Coarse Wavelength Division Multiplexing Technologies and Applications

Coarse Wavelength Division Multiplexing: Technologies and Applications

1st Edition

Marcus Nebeling, Hans Joerg Thiele
June 11, 2007

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. ...

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