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Optical physics books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Optical physics category. Presented with a red border are the Optical physics books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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The Story of Light Science From Early Theories to Today's Extraordinary Applications by Dennis F. Vanderwerf The Story of Light Science From Early Theories to Today's Extraordinary Applications

This book traces the evolution of our understanding and utilization of light from classical antiquity and the early thoughts of Pythagoras to the present time. From the earliest recorded theories and experiments to the latest applications in photonic communication and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/09/2017

Advances in Optical Science and Engineering Proceedings of the Third International Conference, OPTRONIX 2016 by Indrani Bhattacharya Advances in Optical Science and Engineering Proceedings of the Third International Conference, OPTRONIX 2016

The Proceedings of 3rd International Conference on Opto-Electronics and Applied Optics, OPTRONIX 2016 is an effort to promote and present the research works by scientists and researchers including students in India and abroad in the area of Green Photonics and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/09/2017

Computational Optics Beam Propagation Methods by Miroslav Kolesik Computational Optics Beam Propagation Methods


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Lasers For Scientists And Engineers by L. Wilmer (Univ Of Wisconsin-madison, Usa) Anderson, John B. (Univ Of Wisconsin-madison, Usa) Boffard Lasers For Scientists And Engineers
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Format: Hardback - Released: 20/08/2017

Fundamentals, Fabrication Techniques and Physical Properties by Michel J. F. Digonnet Fundamentals, Fabrication Techniques and Physical Properties

This book discusses the theories, fabrication techniques, physical properties, operating characteristics, and current technology associated with fiber laser and amplifier devices. Optical properties of rare-earth-doped glasses and rare-earth doped infrared-transmitting glass fibers are described as well as CW Silica Fiber...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/08/2017

Rare-Earth-Doped Fiber Lasers and Amplifiers by Michel J. F. Digonnet Rare-Earth-Doped Fiber Lasers and Amplifiers

This book covers main fiber lasers and amplifier devices based on rare-earth-doped silicia and flourozirconate fibers. It describes the erbium-doped fiber amplifier and its role as foundational in optical communication systems. This new edition is fully revised including new material...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/08/2017

Microelectronic Materials by C. R. M. Grovenor Microelectronic Materials

This practical book shows how an understanding of structure, thermodynamics, and electrical properties can explain some of the choices of materials used in microelectronics, and can assist in the design of new materials for specific applications. It emphasizes the importance...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/08/2017

Femtosecond Laser Shaping From Laboratory to Industry by Marcos Dantus Femtosecond Laser Shaping From Laboratory to Industry

Femtosecond lasers, which have been considered difficult to operate, expensive, and sensitive, are breaking out of laboratories and are now being used in various large-scale applications. This book provides a fresh perspective on femtosecond lasers - discussing how the femtosecond...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/08/2017

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Practical Holography, Third Edition by Graham Saxby Practical Holography, Third Edition

Revised to reflect technological advances and new applications, Practical Holography, Third Edition is a classic, comprehensive text suitable for anyone involved in holography, from the interested amateur to the practicing research scientist. At its most basic level, the book introduces...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Prism and Lens Making, Second Edition A Textbook for Optical Glassworkers by F. Twyman Prism and Lens Making, Second Edition A Textbook for Optical Glassworkers

Prism and Lens Making: A Textbook for Optical Glassworkers, Second Edition is a unique compendium of the art and science of the optical working of glass for the production of mirrors, lenses, and prisms. Incorporating minor corrections and a foreword...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Erwin Schrodinger's Color Theory Translated with Modern Commentary by Keith K. Niall Erwin Schrodinger's Color Theory Translated with Modern Commentary

Schrodinger shows how the trichromatic (or Young-Helmholtz) theory of color and the opponent-process (or Hering) theory of color are formally the same theory, or at least only trivially different. These translations of Schrodinger's bold concepts for color space have a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/10/2017

Handbook of Optoelectronics, Second Edition Applied Optical Electronics (Volume Three) by John P. (Emeritus Professor, University of Southampton) Dakin Handbook of Optoelectronics, Second Edition Applied Optical Electronics (Volume Three)
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This second edition of the Handbook of Optoelectronics gives a complete overview of the field, from fundamentals to technology developments and industry applications. It covers the entire discipline, which encompasses the study and use of electronic devices for generating, controlling,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/10/2017

Classical Field Theory On Electrodynamics, Non-Abelian Gauge Theories and Gravitation by Florian Scheck Classical Field Theory On Electrodynamics, Non-Abelian Gauge Theories and Gravitation

Scheck's successful textbook presents a comprehensive treatment, ideally suited for a one-semester course. The textbook describes Maxwell's equations first in their integral, directly testable form, then moves on to their local formulation. The first two chapters cover all essential properties...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/10/2017

Handbook of Gan Semiconductor Materials and Devices by Wengang Bi Handbook of Gan Semiconductor Materials and Devices

Gallium nitride (GaN) is a III/V direct bandgap semiconductor used in lighting and display, as well as data storage, air and water purification, medical treatment, missile warning systems, power amplifiers, and switches. This book addresses material growth, device fabrication, device...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/10/2017

Handbook of Optical Sensors by Jose Luis Santos Handbook of Optical Sensors

Handbook of Optical Sensors provides a comprehensive and integrated view of optical sensors, addressing the fundamentals, structures, technologies, applications, and future perspectives. Featuring chapters authored by recognized experts and major contributors to the field, this essential reference: * Explains the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/10/2017

Thermoplasmonics Heating Metal Nanoparticles Using Light by Guillaume Baffou Thermoplasmonics Heating Metal Nanoparticles Using Light

An overview of thermoplasmonics including the underlying theory in nanophotonics and applications in nanoengineering and nanomedicine.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

Handbook of Optical Engineering by Daniel Malacara-Hernandez Handbook of Optical Engineering

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 instrumentation, and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/11/2017

A Practical Guide to Experimental Geometrical Optics Pract Guide Exprimntl Geomet Optics by Yuriy A. (University of Colorado, Colorado Springs) Garbovskiy, Anatoliy V. (University of Colorado, Colorado Spri Glushchenko A Practical Guide to Experimental Geometrical Optics Pract Guide Exprimntl Geomet Optics
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A concise, yet deep introduction to geometrical optics developing the practical skills and research techniques used in modern laboratories.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/11/2017

Fundamentals and Basic Optical Instruments by Daniel Malacara-Hernandez Fundamentals and Basic Optical Instruments

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 and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/12/2017

Pohl's Introduction to Physics Electrodynamics and Optics by Klaus Luders Pohl's Introduction to Physics Electrodynamics and Optics

This classic introductory textbook on experimental physics covers electrodynamics and optics. It originates from Robert W. Pohl to accompany his famous lecture courses, it served generations of physics and other science majors, not only in his native Germany, and was...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/12/2017

Diffraction Optics of Complex-Structured Periodic Media Localized Optical Modes of Spiral Media by Vladimir Belyakov Diffraction Optics of Complex-Structured Periodic Media Localized Optical Modes of Spiral Media

This book is an updated and extended second edition. It presents recent theoretical and experimental results of localized optical modes and low-threshold lasing in spiral photonic media. Efficient applications of these modes for low-threshold lasing at the frequencies of localized...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/12/2017

Elastic Scattering of Electromagnetic Radiation Analytic Solutions in Diverse Backgrounds by Subodh Kumar Sharma Elastic Scattering of Electromagnetic Radiation Analytic Solutions in Diverse Backgrounds

The technique of elastic scattering of electromagnetic radiation has been used as a diagnostic tool in various disciplines of science,engineering,medicine and agriculture.The investigations relating to above problems may be divided in three categories:(i)Scattering by a single particle,(ii)Scattering by a tenuous...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/12/2017

Advanced Optical Instruments and Techniques by Daniel Malacara-Hernandez Advanced Optical Instruments and Techniques

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, including point and full-field methods. Active and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/12/2017

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Principles of Electron Optics Basic Geometrical Optics by Peter W. (Laboratoire d'Optique Electronique du Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CEMES), Toulouse, France) Hawkes Principles of Electron Optics Basic Geometrical Optics
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Principles of Electron Optics: Basic Geometrical Optics, Second Edition, explores the geometrical optics needed to analyze an extremely wide range of instruments: cathode-ray tubes; the family of electron microscopes, including the fixed-beam and scanning transmission instruments, the scanning electron microscope...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2017

Photonics Modelling and Design by Slawomir Sujecki Photonics Modelling and Design

Photonics Modeling and Design delivers a concise introduction to the modeling and design of photonic devices. Assuming a general knowledge of photonics and the operating principles of fibre and semiconductor lasers, this book: * Describes the analysis of the light...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2017

Odyssey of Light in Nonlinear Optical Fibers Theory and Applications by Kuppuswamy Porsezian Odyssey of Light in Nonlinear Optical Fibers Theory and Applications

Odyssey of Light in Nonlinear Optical Fibers: Theory and Applications presents a collection of breakthrough research portraying the odyssey of light from optical solitons to optical rogue waves in nonlinear optical fibers. The book provides a simple yet holistic view...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2017

Quantum Waveguide in Microcircuits by Qiaoliang Bao, Huiying Hoh, Yupeng Zhang Quantum Waveguide in Microcircuits
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Graphene has been hailed as a rising star in photonics and optoelectronics. The wonderful optical properties of graphene make possible the multiple functions of signal emission, transmission, modulation, and detection to be realized in one material. This book compiles and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/07/2017

Handbook of Optoelectronic Device Modeling and Simulation by Joachim Piprek Handbook of Optoelectronic Device Modeling and Simulation

Optoelectronic devices are now ubiquitous in our daily lives, from light emitting diodes (LEDs) in many household appliances to solar cells for energy. This handbook shows how we can probe the underlying and highly complex physical processes using modern mathematical...
Format: Multiple copy pack - Released: 30/07/2017

Introduction to Nonimaging Optics, Second Edition by Julio (Light Prescriptions Innovators, Madrid, Spain) Chaves Introduction to Nonimaging Optics, Second Edition
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Introduction to Nonimaging Optics covers the theoretical foundations and design methods of nonimaging optics, as well as key concepts from related fields. This fully updated, revised, and expanded Second Edition: Features a new and intuitive introduction with a basic description...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/07/2017

Organic Light-Emitting Materials and Devices, Second Edition by Zhigang Rick (DuPont Company, Wilmington, Delaware, USA) Li Organic Light-Emitting Materials and Devices, Second Edition
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Organic Light-Emitting Materials and Devices provides a single source of information covering all aspects of OLEDs, including the systematic investigation of organic light-emitting materials, device physics and engineering, and manufacturing and performance measurement techniques. This Second Edition is a compilation...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/07/2017

Quantum Optics for Experimentalists by Zheyu Jeff Ou Quantum Optics for Experimentalists


Format: Hardback - Released: 29/06/2017

Metamaterials Modelling and Design by Didier Felbacq Metamaterials Modelling and Design

The domain of metamaterials now covers many area of physics: electromagnetics, acoustics, mechanics, thermics, or even seismology. Huge literature is now available on the subject but the results are scattered. Although many ideas and possible applications have been proposed, which...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/06/2017

Quantum Optics for Experimentalists by Zheyu Jeff Ou Quantum Optics for Experimentalists


Format: Paperback - Released: 29/06/2017

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