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  1. Biomimetics in Photonics

    Edited by Olaf Karthaus

    Series: Series in Optics and Optoelectronics

    Biomimetic photonics is a burgeoning field. Biologists are finding and describing a whole menagerie of unique and astonishingly complex nano- and microstructures in fauna and flora. Material scientists are developing novel multifunctional and hierarchical structures with a wide variety of post-nano...

    Published October 26th 2012 by CRC Press

  2. Optical Properties of Photonic Structures

    Interplay of Order and Disorder

    Edited by Mikhail F. Limonov, Richard M. De La Rue

    Series: Series in Optics and Optoelectronics

    The collection of articles in this book offers a penetrating shaft into the still burgeoning subject of light propagation and localization in photonic crystals and disordered media. While the subject has its origins in physics, it has broad significance and applicability in disciplines such as...

    Published June 25th 2012 by CRC Press

  3. Nitride Phosphors and Solid-State Lighting

    By Rong-Jun Xie, Yuan Qiang Li, Naoto Hirosaki, Hajime Yamamoto

    Series: Series in Optics and Optoelectronics

    Nitride Phosphors and Solid-State Lighting provides an in-depth introduction to the crystal chemistry, synthesis, luminescence, and applications of phosphor materials for solid-state lighting, mainly focusing on new nitride phosphors. Drawing on their extensive experimental work, the authors offer...

    Published June 13th 2011 by CRC Press

  4. Molded Optics

    Design and Manufacture

    By Michael Schaub, Jim Schwiegerling, Eric Fest, R. Hamilton Shepard, Alan Symmons

    Series: Series in Optics and Optoelectronics

    While several available texts discuss molded plastic optics, none provide information on all classes of molded optics. Filling this gap, Molded Optics: Design and Manufacture presents detailed descriptions of molded plastic, glass, and infrared optics. Since an understanding of the manufacturing...

    Published April 21st 2011 by CRC Press

  5. An Introduction to Quantum Optics

    Photon and Biphoton Physics

    By Yanhua Shih

    Series: Series in Optics and Optoelectronics

    Authored by a highly regarded international researcher and pioneer in the field, An Introduction to Quantum Optics: Photon and Biphoton Physics is a straightforward overview of basic principles and experimental evidence for the quantum theory of light. This book introduces and analyzes some of the...

    Published January 24th 2011 by CRC Press

  6. Optical Tweezers

    Methods and Applications

    Edited by Miles J. Padgett, Justin Molloy, David McGloin

    Series: Series in Optics and Optoelectronics

    The technical development of optical tweezers, along with their application in the biological and physical sciences, has progressed significantly since the demonstration of an optical trap for micron-sized particles based on a single, tightly focused laser beam was first reported more than twenty...

    Published June 2nd 2010 by Chapman and Hall/CRC

  7. Thin-Film Optical Filters, Fourth Edition

    By H. Angus Macleod

    Series: Series in Optics and Optoelectronics

    Written by a world-renowned authority of optical coatings, Thin-Film Optical Filters, Fourth Edition presents an introduction to thin-film optical filters for both manufacturers and users. The preeminent author covers an assortment of design, manufacture, performance, and application topics. He...

    Published March 16th 2010 by CRC Press

  8. Principles of Nanophotonics

    By Motoichi Ohtsu, Kiyoshi Kobayashi, Tadashi Kawazoe, Takashi Yatsui, Makoto Naruse

    Series: Series in Optics and Optoelectronics

    The Theory and Applications of Nanophotonics Devices, Fabrication, and Systems Coauthored by the developer of nanophotonics, Principles of Nanophotonics outlines physically intuitive concepts of the subject using a novel theoretical framework that differs from conventional wave optics. It probes...

    Published June 6th 2008 by CRC Press

  9. The Quantum Phase Operator

    A Review

    Edited by Stephen M. Barnett, John A. Vaccaro

    Series: Series in Optics and Optoelectronics

    Describing the phase of an electromagnetic field mode or harmonic oscillator has been an obstacle since the early days of modern quantum theory. The quantum phase operator was even more problematic with the invention of the maser and laser in the 1950s and 1960s. This problem was not solved until...

    Published April 27th 2007 by CRC Press

  10. An Introduction to Biomedical Optics

    By Robert Splinter, Brett A. Hooper

    Series: Series in Optics and Optoelectronics

    Many universities now offer a course in biomedical optics, but lack a textbook specifically addressing the topic. Intended to fill this gap, An Introduction to Biomedical Optics is the first comprehensive, introductory text describing both diagnostic and therapeutic optical methods in medicine. It...

    Published December 13th 2006 by CRC Press

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