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General & Introductory

Charles A. DiMarzio

Fundamentals of Nonlinear Optics

Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Peter E. Powers University of Dayton, Ohio, USA

“... an excellent resource for teaching any student or scientist who needs to use optical systems. I particularly like the addition of MATLAB® scripts and functions. Highly recommended.”

“Peter Powers’s rigorous but simple description of a difficult field keeps the reader’s attention throughout. … The author’s writing style is refreshing and original. I expect that Fundamentals of Nonlinear Optics will fast become popular among students, professors, and professionals interested in basic and applied research in the field.”

Optics for Engineers

—Professor James C. Wyant, Dean of College of Optical Sciences, University of Arizona

“... clear, concise and highly readable. This is an excellent text.” —Professor Changhuei Yang, California Institute of Technology

“At last, a book on optics that is written with the practising engineer in mind. … covers all the important issues from basic theory through lasers and photodetectors to the vital topic of radiometry and measurement.” —Professor John Watson, Chair of Electrical Engineering and Optical Engineering, University of Aberdeen

This book presents the underlying concepts and their applications for engineers who need a practical understanding of how the basic principles of optics affect design decisions. Guiding readers through geometric optics and physical optics, the author includes numerous examples drawn from his experience in the design of laser radars and biomedical optics. • Covers radiometry and photometry, which are essential to determine the feasibility of a particular optical system • Contains a chapter on nonlinear optics, with emphasis on new application areas in microscopy • Incorporates extensive end-of-chapter problems, examples, and appendices to help readers solve real-world problems • Offers downloadable MATLAB code for solving typical optics problems • Highlights the most important and frequently used equations • Includes color figures and more than 500 illustrations

—Aristides Marcano, Physics Today, Vol. 65, October 2012

“... well written and up to date. … The problem sets at the end of each chapter reinforce and enhance the material presented, and may give students confidence in handling real-world problems.” —Reva Garg, Optics & Photonics News, September 2012

“... fills a longstanding need for a nonlinear optics textbook at an advanced college/introductory graduate level. One of its best features is inclusion of many of the subtleties that are often glossed over in other books on the subject. … Another excellent feature is the provision of a large number of problems at the end of each chapter.” —Mark Cronin-Golomb, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, USA

“... a sound, logically presented introduction to the subject with good coverage.” —Malcolm Dunn, University of St. Andrews, Scotland

“... introduces key concepts in simplified terms, and then generalizes to realistic treatments that emphasize how the various equations are actually used in everyday practice. The diversity of specific topics, worked problems, and homework problems should make the book of interest to a wide audience.” —Jeff F. Young, University of British Columbia, Canada

“... contains details of derivations and practical implementation that are often missing from other texts.” —Marc Dignam, Queen’s University, Ontario, Canada

Figure slides are available upon qualifying course adoption

A solutions manual and figure slides are available upon qualifying course adoption.

Catalog no. K10366, August 2011, 558 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0725-5, $93.95 / £59.99

Catalog no. 93517, May 2011, 329 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-9351-3, $83.95 / £52.99

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Fundamentals of Attosecond Optics Zenghu Chang University of Central Florida, Orlando, USA

“... an excellent textbook on attosecond optics … . At the attosecond time scale, optics could reveal new phenomena in solid state physics, biology and chemistry. This book could help in this quest, since it is written clearly and in a very comprehensive manner. … an invaluable source of knowledge for students or scientists who want to learn about this new domain of optics.” —Daniela Dragoman, Optics & Photonics News, February 2012

“Dr. Chang’s book is truly amazing: One of the leading researchers of the field finds the time to write a book that covers the most important aspects of attosecond technology and physics. ... Having this book available at this early stage of attosecond science is immensely helpful—my students love the book, too.” —Professor Gerhard G. Paulus, Texas A&M University and Max Planck Institute of Optics and Quantum Electronics

“An extremely useful textbook … provides not only a basic introduction to the concepts and techniques of attosecond pulse generation, characterization and application, but also a broad overview of the current state of the art including some of the latest advances. Definitely a must-have in any ultrafast optics lab!” —Dr. Pascal Salières, Group Leader, CEA-Saclay

An Introduction to Quantum Optics Photon and Biphoton Physics Yanhua Shih University of Maryland Baltimore County, USA Series in Optics and Optoelectronics

Designed as a standalone text, An Introduction to Quantum Optics presents the theoretical concepts and experimental techniques involved in modern quantum optics. This book reviews basic theory and experimental evidence for the quantization of light, addressing such advanced concepts as entanglement and two-photon phenomena. It examines the devices and experimental procedures used to test theories and considers higher-level ideas including coherent and squeezed states, atom-field interaction, electromagnetically induced transparency, and lasing without inversion. Aimed at senior undergraduate and graduate students, the author assumes knowledge of quantum mechanics and special relativity. • Introduces the theory, ideas, and experimental techniques of quantum optics • Emphasizes applications in quantum information and quantum computing • Covers the quantum theory of light, basic theory of modern quantum optics, and measurement techniques • Develops the quantum theory of photons, biphotons, quantum coherence, and nonlocality • Includes sample problems and exercises Figure slides are available upon qualifying course adoption.

Selected Contents

• Provides a standalone section with real examples of experimental applications of attosecond pulses

Electromagnetic Wave Theory and Measurement of Light. Coherence Property of Light—The State of the Radiation. Diffraction and Propagation. Optical Imaging. First-Order Coherence of Light. SecondOrder Coherence of Light. Homodyne Detection and Heterodyne Detection of Light. Quantum Theory of Light: Field Quantization and Measurement. Quantum Theory of Optical Coherence. Quantum Entanglement. Quantum Imaging. Two-Photon Interferometry−I: Biphoton Interference. Two-Photon Interferometry−II: Quantum Interference of Chaotic Light. Bell’s Theorem and Bell’s Inequality Measurement.

• Offers answers to select problems and a table of atomic units and units in laser technology

Catalog no. IP833, January 2011, 484 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7503-0887-8, $72.95 / £40.99

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• Explains the distinct mechanisms of attosecond pulse generation using femtosecond laser technologies using both semi-classical models and quantum mechanics theories • Introduces the technique for generating attosecond train because of its connection with high harmonic generation, discussing methods for extracting single isolated pulses and offering illustrative examples of attosecond applications

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General & Introductory / Optical Characterization and Measurement Techniques New

The Science of Imaging Second Edition Graham Saxby University of Wolverhampton, UK (retired)

“Graham Saxby proves to us in his brilliantly written and well-structured book that many essential topics of such a broad and comprehensive field can be squeezed into 352 pages. In my opinion, anyone having an interest on current imaging technologies should read it to extend their knowledge or to develop a broad vision on the field. … it is definitely suitable as a complementary textbook for undergraduate courses on imaging and optical technologies. It can as well be used as a reference book for any interested reader to learn the specific terminology in the field. … The explanations are extremely informative and easy to follow. In addition, the text is backed up with many excellent illustrations and intriguing real-life examples ...” —Doğa Gürsoy, Contemporary Physics, 2011

Updated and expanded to keep pace with the digital revolution, the second edition of this critically acclaimed work provides a comprehensive exploration of imaging science. • Provides a new larger format with a wealth of illustrations • Introduces a new chapter on astronomical imaging • Includes major revisions in the areas of digital imaging and modern technology • Directs readers to a wealth of online resources • Takes a non-mathematical approach but includes key equations • Covers optics, imaging systems, materials, and image interpretation and creation Figure slides are available upon qualifying course adoption.

Selected Contents The Nature of Light. Photometry, Lighting, and Light Filters. Visual Perception. Lens Principles. Types of Lenses. Resolution in Optical Systems. Images in Color. Still Cameras. Motion and High-Speed Photography. The Silver Halide Process. Digital Recording of Images. Halftone, Electrostatic, and Digital Printing. Television. Video Recording and Replay Systems. Three-Dimensional Imaging. Holography. Astronomical Imaging. Macrography, Micrography, and Microimaging. Imaging the Invisible. Appendices. Catalog no. K10653, November 2010, 352 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1286-0, $76.95 / £38.99

Laser-Based Measurements for Time and Frequency Domain Applications A Handbook Pasquale Maddaloni, Marco Bellini and Paolo De Natale Series in Optics and Optoelectronics

“The authors have made a considerable effort to make this book useful and interesting to different kinds of readers: they provide a detailed treatment of the basic concepts of time and frequency measurements, carefully describe different kinds of lasers and some of the most advanced laser-based measurement techniques, and finally present the latest developments in the field, with a hint to the possible future trends in applications and fundamental science. Being among the many important actors in this long story, the authors of this book are privileged witnesses of the evolution of time and frequency measurements, and can provide an informed and wide vision of this developing field from many different viewpoints.” —From the Foreword by Professor T.W. Hänsch, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München and corecipient of the 2005 Nobel Prize in Physics

Based on the authors’ experimental work over the last 25 years, this self-contained book presents basic concepts, state-of-the-art applications, and future trends in optical, atomic, and molecular physics. • Discusses laser-based time-frequency measurements not only in the context of frequency metrology and the science of timekeeping but also in light of contemporary and future trends of fundamental and applied research in physics • Emphasizes the extension of OFCSs to the IR and UV parts of the spectrum • Explores the up-and-coming field of quantumenhanced time and frequency measurements, covering the link between OFCS-based frequency metrology and quantum optics • Describes applications of both ultra-fast and ultra-precise lasers • Includes many figures, with some in color and also available on the book’s CRC web page Catalog no. K11930, April 2013, 764 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4151-8, $199.95 / £127.00 Also available as an eBook

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Optical Characterization and Measurement Techniques New

Handbook of Optical Dimensional Metrology

Optical Techniques for Solid-State Materials Characterization

Edited by

Edited by

Kevin Harding

Rohit P. Prasankumar

GE Global Research, Niskayuna, New York, USA Series in Optics and Optoelectronics

Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies, Los Alamos, New Mexico, USA

Antoinette J. Taylor

Requiring no prior expertise in optical dimensional metrology, this handbook helps readers understand the capabilities and limitations of optical metrology methods. It shows them how to successfully apply optical metrology to a vast array of current engineering and scientific problems. After building a foundation for evaluating optical measurement methods, the book focuses on each application area of measurement, working down from large area to mediumsized to submicron measurements. Best practices and practical examples aid readers in effectively using the methods. • Provides an extensive overview of what optical dimensional metrology is and what it can do for manufacturing • Shows how optical trackers can make accurate machining of very large aerospace parts • Defines the seven guiding principles for designing a successful metrology application • Explains the key error sources found in phase shifting-based 3D contouring systems

Materials Physics and Applications, Los Alamos National Laboratory, New Mexico, USA

“This book has comprehensively covered the essential optical approaches needed for solid-state materials characterization. Written by experts in the field, this will be a great reference for students, engineers, and scientists.” —Professor Yoke Khin Yap, Michigan Technical University

With chapters written by pioneering experts in various optical techniques, this comprehensive reference provides detailed descriptions of basic and advanced optical techniques commonly used to study materials, from the simple to the complex. It explains how to use the techniques to acquire, analyze, and interpret data for gaining insight into material properties. • Enables researchers with varied experience to use a range of optical techniques • Presents useful information on common light sources, optical components, detectors, spectrometers, and cryostats

• Describes how to measure precision devices under a glass cover using white light interferometry

• Includes in-depth descriptions of time-integrated, time-resolved, and spatially resolved optical techniques for characterizing simple and complex materials

Selected Contents

• Describes the tools needed to implement a particular optical experiment aimed at characterizing one or more specific material properties

Optical Metrology: Introduction. Optical Metrology Overview. Machine Vision for Metrology. Optical Metrology of Larger Objects. Laser Tracking Systems. Displacement Measuring Interferometry. Metrology of Large Parts. Optical Metrology of Medium-Size Objects. Portable Metrology. Phase-Shifting Systems and Phase-Shifting Analysis. Moire Measurement. Optical Micro-Metrology of Small Objects. Automation in Interferometry. White-Light Interference 3D Microscopes. Focus-Based Optical Metrology. Advanced Optical Micro-Metrology Methods. Parallel Multifunctional System for MEMS/MOEMS and Microoptics Testing. Index

• Covers a broad range of relevant techniques, including Raman scattering, photoluminescence, pump-probe spectroscopy, four-wave mixing, and near-field scanning optical microscopy Catalog no. K10737, July 2011, 748 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1537-3, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as an eBook

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Optical Characterization and Measurement Techniques Discover the State of the Art in Measurement, Instrumentation, and Sensors

Electronically Scanned Arrays

New Edition of the Bestselling Handbook Coming This Year

MATLAB® Modeling and Simulation

Measurement, Instrumentation, and Sensors Handbook

Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Spatial, Time, and Mechanical Measurement, Second Edition, Two-Volume Set Edited by

John G. Webster University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA

Halit Eren Curtin University, Bentley, Australia Series: Electrical Engineering Handbook

Edited by renowned instrumentation experts, this new edition of a bestselling handbook brings together nearly 150 contributors covering all aspects of the design and implementation of instrumentation. It describes the use of instruments and techniques for performing practical measurements in engineering, physics, chemistry, and the life sciences. Organized according to measurement problem, each section addresses the different ways of making a measurement for a given variable. Each chapter is completed updated and presents basic information, a detailed mathematical treatment, advanced applications, evaluative options, and areas for future studies. Catalog no. K12205, October 2013, c. 2700 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4883-8, $249.95 / £159.00 Also available as an eBook

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Spatial, Time, and Mechanical Measurement, Second Edition Catalog no. K12208, August 2013, c. 1544 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4888-3, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook

Edited by

Arik D. Brown

ESAs have become a key technology for sensor electronic systems. MATLAB® provides an excellent framework for ESA design and analysis, and this book is an invaluable resource for those who require simulation analysis tools that provide insight and understanding for ESA design. In addition to covering ESA fundamentals such as pattern synthesis, grating lobes, and instantaneous bandwidth, the text also provides insight into pattern optimization, subarray beamforming, spacebased application of ESAs, and ESA reliability modeling. MATLAB code gives readers an opportunity to model ESAs and develop an in-depth understanding. Catalog no. K12849, May 2012, 224 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-6163-9, $159.95 / £99.00 Also available as an eBook

Plasma Discharge in Liquid Water Treatment and Applications Yong Yang Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China

Young I. Cho and Alexander Fridman Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

"The approach and selection of topics are relevant to the technology for effective water treatment. The book can be useful to the researchers and students in this field, and can provide practical solutions for water treatment technology. In addition this book may aid knowledge in usage of plasma technology in other liquid domain." —Rupak K. Banerjee, PhD, PE, Fellow ASME, University of Cincinnati and Kallol Bera, PhD, Applied Materials, Inc., California, USA

Electromagnetic, Optical, Radiation, Chemical, and Biomedical Measurement, Second Edition

Possibly the first one-stop reference on plasma discharge in liquids, this book details physical mechanisms of initiation and propagation of pulsed discharges in liquids.

Catalog no. K12210, October 2013, c. 1250 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4891-3, $149.95 / £95.00

Catalog no. K12955, January 2012, 209 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-6623-8, $149.95 / £95.00

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Electromagnetics, RF & Microwaves New


Wireless and Guided Wave Electromagnetics

Microwave Power Engineering with Advanced Computer Modeling

Fundamentals and Applications Le Nguyen Binh European Research Center, Huawei Technologies, Munich, Germany

Malgorzata Celuch Warsaw University of Technology, Poland

Series: Optics and Photonics

"... gives a detailed overview of the main application areas of electromagnetics especially tailored for electrical engineering students. In particular, the book covers a wide range of topics in electromagnetics ranging from guided waves to radiated waves." —Malin Premaratne, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia

"... merges a systematic rigorous mathematical approach with a solid and clear physical view of the electromagnetic phenomena. The book is structured in a very student-oriented way: the chapters can be introduced in different order according to the needs of students and/or instructors. ... an essential guide for engineers and/or practitioners." —Prof. Ing. Antonio Orlandi, Dipartimento di Ingegneria Industriale e dell'Informazione e di Economia, University of L’Aquila, Rome, Italy

This book is a one-stop reference on electromagnetic waves in free space and lightwave communication systems. It presents the fundamental aspects of optical communication techniques that employ wireless radiated and optically guided waves. • Describes the fundamental features of wireless radiation and guided wave electromagnetics • Emphasizes applications in optical communication systems and networks • Presents MATLAB® and Simulink® models to help simulate and illustrate electromagnetic fields • Gives examples of the design of antenna for wireless communications and the design of optical fibers for ultra-high-speed optical communication systems • Contains numerous worked examples, laboratory exercises, and problem sets • Includes more than 165 illustrations • Offers software packages, including executable files and sources for various types of waveguides, available for download Catalog no. K12109, March 2013, 398 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4753-4, $119.95 / £76.99 Also available as an eBook

Edited by

Vadim V. Yakovlev Worchester Polytechnic Institute, Massachusetts, USA

This book summarizes recent achievements and the state of the art in microwave power engineering through papers/chapters written by the respective experts. It presents a broad picture of the field, ranging from hot research topics to emerging practical technologies and applications. The text is supplemented by a CD collection of 15 computer models developed by the contributors, imitating either entire systems or their components. This provides readers with direct access to the core of the related studies, facilitating their integration into cutting-edge scientific and engineering activities in the field. • Presents a wide range of contemporary and modern applications found in one comprehensive reference • Includes contributions from international experts • Contains examples in every chapter to illustrate conceptual and theoretical considerations • Provides CD computer models that include a variety of models for different computational environments (MATLAB®, COMSOL®, Microwave Studio®, HFSS™, and QuickWave 3-D)

Selected Contents Control of the Microstructure of Powder Metallurgy Products by Microwave Heating. Electromagnetic and Thermal Analysis of High Power Industrial Microwave Ovens for Metal Casting Applications. Time-Resolved Imaging of Material Changes Under Microwave Irradiation. Modeling and Measurements of Susceptors for Microwave Heating Applications. Advanced Microwave Measurements for High-Power Applications. Parameter Analysis of Atmospheric Microwave Plasma Generation in Fluidized Beds. FEM Simulation of Microwave Plasma. Efficient Techniques of ANN-Based Microwave Imaging in Closed Systems. Microwave Power Applications to Metamaterial and Measurement of Complex Permittivity under NMR Temperature Mapping. Microwave Quantum Interactions for Polymer and Composite Curing. Appendix. Catalog no. K12280, August 2013, c. 450 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-5013-8, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook


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Electromagnetics, RF & Microwaves Forthcoming

Computational Electromagnetics

Electromagnetics of Time Varying Complex Media

Domain Decomposition Methods and Practical Applications

Frequency and Polarization Transformer, Second Edition

Jin-Fa Lee

Dikshitulu K. Kalluri

The Ohio State University, Columbus, USA

University of Massachusetts, Lowell, USA

Zhen Peng

This second edition of a bestseller covers time-varying anisotropic media, frequency and polarization transformer based on a switched magnetoplasma medium in a cavity, and FDTD numerical simulation for timevarying complex medium. Providing a primer on the theory of using magnetoplasmas for the coherent generation of tunable radiation, early chapters use a mathematical model with one kind of complexity— eliminating the need for high-level mathematics. Using plasma as the basic medium to illustrate the transformation of an electromagnetic wave by a complex medium, the text highlights the effects of each kind of complexity in the medium properties.

This book deals with the applied aspects of domain decomposition methods for computational electromagnetics. It provides a valuable bridge between rigorous mathematical treatments and practical software implementation of domain decomposition methods, including the finite domain decomposition method, domain decomposition for integral equation methods, and the multisolver domain decomposition method. The book shows how these methods can help solve multiscale time harmonic electromagnetic problems in areas such as large finite antenna arrays, metamaterials, antenna systems conformally mounted on large platforms, complex integrated circuits and packaging, and more. • Presents in-depth mathematical analysis and practical engineering applications • Covers nonconformal domain decomposition with finite element tearing and interconnect (FETI) to solve large finite antenna arrays, metamaterials, and photonic crystals • Discusses nonconformal integral equation domain decomposition methods to solve electrically large radar targets without compromising accuracy • Uses nonconformal FEM-DDM to solve signal integrity problems in real-life ICs and packaging • Examines multi-solve domain decomposition methods for solving EMC/EMI of multiple antenna systems on large composite platforms Catalog no. K14783, August 2013, c. 664 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-1049-4, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook

Catalog no. K10882, April 2010, 556 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1706-3, $167.95 / £107.00 Also available as an eBook

Computational Methods for Electromagnetic and Optical Systems Second Edition John M. Jarem University of Alabama, Huntsville, USA

Partha P. Banerjee

University of Dayton, Ohio, USA

Praise for the First Edition "... a small but formidable book which rigorously sets out the basic theory, provides useful illustrative problems and directs the reader to relevant further reading from the excellent reference lists. ... It is the type of wide-ranging reference book that will find its way onto many bookshelves and, over the years, will become well-worn from frequent use." —, 2001

This text examines a variety of spectral computational techniques—including k-space theory, Floquet theory, and beam propagation—used to analyze electromagnetic and optical problems. A solutions manual is available upon qualifying course adoption.

Catalog no. K10235, April 2011, 432 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0422-3, $125.95 / £79.99 Also available as an eBook

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Acoustics New Edition of a Bestseller

Underwater Acoustic Modeling and Simulation Fourth Edition

Optical, Acoustic, Magnetic, and Mechanical Sensor Technologies Edited by

Paul C. Etter

Krzysztof Iniewski

Ocean Scientist, USA

CMOS Emerging Technologies, Inc., Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

“... a comprehensive review of models used in underwater acoustics. It is fully up to date, but also provides information about older models ... this is a book that should be on every underwater acoustic model-user's bookshelf, or in the next office.” —Dale D. Ellis, DRDC Atlantic

“... a very timely update to a whole raft of topics. … discusses complex topics by providing clear, well-researched explanations that are based whenever possible on real-world data and which are always insightful. … a ‘must-have’ addition to anyone’s bookshelf.” —Peter Ward, Kongsberg Maritime Ltd.

Catalog no. K16072, February 2013, 554 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-6493-0, $269.95 / £172.00 Also available as an eBook

Although there have been extensive developments in computing and communications needs of integrated microsystems, the sensors required to conduct advanced and integrated tasks are only now seeing transformational change. With their huge potential interfacing applications for biological and medical fields, sensors will soon become ubiquitous. Focusing heavily on practical applications but remaining light on physics and math, this book addresses the developments necessary to make truly integrated sensors a reality in physical, biological, optical, and chemical sensing, as well as future micro- and nanotechnologies. Catalog no. K13206, January 2012, 357 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-6975-8, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook


Electroacoustics Mendel Kleiner Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden

"Finally a modern alternative to the classical books on electroacoustics. The powerful technique of electrical analogous circuits is used for the analysis of microphones, loudspeakers and headphones. Theory as well as practical aspects are covered in this book by an author with decades of experience in teaching, research and practical applications." —Peter Svensson, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)

"Many basic theoretical concepts are explained with the help of a minimal amount of math, accessible to many students or audio engineers." —Ning Xiang, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, New York, USA A solutions manual and figure slides are available upon qualifying course adoption.

Structural Acoustics Deterministic and Random Phenomena Joshua E. Greenspon J G Engineering Research Associates, Baltimore, Maryland

Building on classic works in the field, this practical reference provides a solid understanding of sound radiation in air and water. The book presents simplified solutions for calculating the response and the sound radiated from structures and media that are in contact with fluid and are under static, dynamic, and random loading. It first discusses the fundamental relations of beams, plates, and shells and then develops the analysis for random loading, which can also be applied to geophysical phenomena and viscoelastic media. Catalog no. K11519, June 2011, 297 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3093-2, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as an eBook

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Optics New

Lightwave Engineering Yasuo Kokubun Yokohama National University, Japan Series: Optical Science and Engineering

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 introduction to lightwave engineering using plane wave and then offers an in-depth analysis of lightwave propagation in terms of electromagnetic theory. Using the language of mathematics to explain natural phenomena, the book includes numerous illustrative figures that help readers develop an intuitive understanding of light propagation. It also provides helpful equations and outlines their exact derivation and physical meaning, enabling users to acquire an analytical understanding as well. After explaining a concept, the author includes several problems that are tailored to illustrate the explanation and help explain the next concept. • Presents an introduction to lightwave propagation theory • Covers advanced lightwave engineering • Includes appendices on Fourier Transform formulas, derivation of Green's theorem, and vector algebra formulas • Provides essential information written in an accessible format

Handbook of Optical Design Third Edition Daniel MalacaraHernández and Zacarías MalacaraHernández Centro de Investigaciones en Optica, Leon, Mexico

"An excellent update to an excellent book. A comprehensive handbook on optical design and geometrical optics that covers the basic theory as well as practical details." —James C. Wyant, College of Optical Sciences, University of Arizona, USA

"Even with modern 'easy-to-use' lens design software and global optimization, the understanding of aberration theory is essential to finding high-performing cost-effective design solutions. This book not only teaches the students the basics of aberration theory but adds in the needed understanding of higher order aberrations for modern optical systems. The chapter on wavefront aberrations and Zernike polynomials has been greatly improved and follows a notation becoming a standard in the industry." —Dr. Julie L. Bentley, University of Rochester, New York, USA

"... a new edition of a book that has been used in the course of lens design by the authors for many years. ... covers many aspects of optics taking in the progress in the individual field." —Kyoji Nariai, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan, Mitaka, Tokyo

The third edition of this classroom-tested reference includes new and updated material, more design examples, and clearer figures, some now in color.

• Offers extensive lists of tables and figures

• Discusses modern optical design methods, tools, and instruments

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• Covers the classical aspects of lens design, detailing a wide variety of lens types

Part I: Introduction Fundamentals of Optical Propagation. Fundamentals of Optical Waveguides. Propagation of Light Beams in Free Space. Interference and Resonators. Part II: Description of Light Propagation Through Electromagnetism Guided Wave Optics. Optical Fibers. Propagation and Focusing of the Beam. Basic Optical Waveguide Circuit. Appendices. Catalog no. 46489, August 2012, 373 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-4648-9, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook

• Updates material on the Delano Diagram, Coddington equations, aberrations and wavefront deformation, and much more • Describes tools to simulate and model system performance and optical ray paths • Outlines novel methods to predict and evaluate image quality in optical systems • Derives almost all equations from basic principles • Includes real-world optical design examples and more than 1,000 equations • Contains more than 390 illustrations, plus a 16-page color insert Catalog no. K13088, February 2013, 585 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-6799-0, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook

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Optics Mathematical Optics

Nonlinear Optical Systems

Classical, Quantum, and Computational Methods

Principles, Phenomena, and Advanced Signal Processing

Edited by

Vasudevan Lakshminarayanan

Edited by

University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

European Research Center, Huawei Technologies, Munich, Germany

María L. Calvo and Tatiana Alieva

Le Nguyen Binh

Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain

Dang Van Liet

Going beyond standard introductory texts, this wellillustrated book brings together many new mathematical techniques from optical science and engineering research at a level accessible to students and newcomers to the field. The text presents the mathematical formalisms used in wave optics, explores current research and technological advances in plasmonics, and describes the powerful methods of group theory and modern quantum optics. With many examples and exercises, it also covers super-resolution imaging and differential geometric methods in image processing.

University of Science, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Series: Optics and Photonics

• Deals with various mathematical formalisms used in wave optics

This remarkable book presents nonlinear systems technology and advanced signal processing technology from the most fundamental to modern aspects for next generation biomedical monitoring systems as well as nonlinear optical transmission systems. The text provides the theory and techniques of nonlinear physics and applications for physical systems. It also illustrates computer models and processing techniques for nonlinear signals with MATLAB® and Simulink® models. Providing a fundamental understanding of nonlinear systems and associated processing of signals, this volume leads readers to applications in real-world, practical environments.

• Explores current research and technological advances in plasmonics

• Provides an understanding of the fundamental features of nonlinear systems

• Describes the powerful methods of group theory and modern quantum optics

• Includes MATLAB and Simulink Models

• Illustrates the power of mathematics to elucidate underlying physical ideas

• Covers super-resolution imaging and differential geometric methods in image processing • Includes many examples and exercises • Provides Mathematica® codes and color figures at

Selected Contents Orbital Angular Momentum of Light: A Ray Optical Interpretation. Wigner Distributions Moments for Beam Characterization. Dynamic Programming: Applications in Optics. Basis Expansions for Monochromatic Field Propagation in Free Space. Solutions of Paraxial Equations and Families of Gaussian Beams. The Decomposition Method to Solve Differential Equations: Optical Applications. An Introduction to Mathematics of Transformational Plasmonics. Plasmonics: Computational Techniques. Lorentz Group in Ray and Polarization Optics. Paraxial Wave Equation: Lie Algebra-Based Approach. Dihedral Polynomials. Lie Algebra and Liouville Space Methods in Quantum Optics. From Classical to Quantum Light and Vice Versa. Coherence Functions in Quantum Optics. Quantum Memory Channels in Quantum Optics. An Introduction to Super-Resolution Imaging. The Differential Structure of Images.

• Discusses modern nonlinear optical systems and nonlinear signals in communications and biomedical engineering • Contains real-world applications to practical engineering and physics systems • Supplies processing techniques of nonlinear signals in biomedical systems • Presents case studies

Selected Contents Introduction. Nonlinear Systems and Mathematical Representations. Soliton Fiber Lasers. Multibound Solitons. Transmission of Multibound Solitons. Deterministic Dynamics of Solitons in Passive ModeLocked Fiber Lasers. Bistability, Bifurcation, and Chaos in Nonlinear Loop Fiber Lasers. Nonlinear Fiber Ring Lasers. Nonlinear Photonic Signal Processing Using Third-Order Nonlinearity. Volterra Series Transfer Function in Optical Transmission and Nonlinear Compensation. Appendices. Index. Catalog no. K12023, March 2012, 463 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4547-9, $129.95 / £76.99

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Classical and Quantum Optics by NonInteraction of Waves Chandrasekhar Roychoudhuri University of Connecticut, Storrs, USA

This work explains how the non-interaction of waves principle applies to both classical and quantum optics. Focusing on waves in the linear domain, it explores ambiguous, contradictory, and paradoxical concepts that exist in spite of apparently correct mathematical formulations. The author reformulates classical and quantum optics mathematics by clearly defining the methodology used for gathering information from these measurements. The book provides the tools to properly validate a model of these measurements, thus giving a more coherent and simpler understanding of classical and quantum optics. Catalog no. K15039, September 2013, c. 272 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-1531-4, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook


Optical Coding Theory with Prime Wing C. Kwong Guu-Chang Yang National Chung-Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan

“Written by two renowned world experts, this book is an authoritative, classic reference on the fields of optical coding theory and optical CDMA. The book shows how optical coding theory has evolved as optical coding system and network functionality and capacity expand over the years and [how the theory has] advanced with hardware technologies. It is a must add-on to the collection of other optical CDMA books in the market.” —Ivan Glesk, University of Strathclyde

In a clear, concise manner, this book presents the mathematical concepts essential to optical coding theory. Catalog no. K16358, April 2013, c. 407 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-6780-1, $159.95 / £99.00 Also available as an eBook


Nonlinear Optics Principles and Applications Karsten Rottwitt Denmark Technical University, Lyngby

Peter TidemandLichtenberg Denmark Technical University, Roskilde

This book describes the fundamental aspects of nonlinear optics from basic principles to examples of applications. Starting from the polarization induced by an electric field in a material, it related the induced polarization to the propagating fields. The properties of the induced polarization is described through a material response expressed both in the time and frequency domain. This also includes a discussion of the spatial symmetry properties relevant for various materials. The coupling between induced polarization and the propagating field as well as new frequency components generated is discussed on the basis of nonlinear propagation equation.

Holographic Interferometry A Mach–Zehnder Approach Gregory R. Toker Technion, Israel Institute of Technology

"... covers many techniques and procedures of in-line holographic interferometry. ... emphasizes experimental procedures and solving problems in gas dynamics research and fluid dynamics. The author has considered minor details like influence of mechanical shutter vibrations on the computed phases. ... a good reference book." —Rajpal Singh Sirohi, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Terre Haute, Indiana, USA

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This book demonstrates how to use standard photographic film for optical recording and reconstruction of Mach–Zehnder holograms and CCD/CMOS cameras for digital recording of Mach–Zehnder holograms/interferograms of transparent objects.

Catalog no. K16119, September 2013, c. 350 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-6582-1, $99.95 / £63.99

Catalog no. K13869, March 2012, 211 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-8187-3, $99.95 / £63.99

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Optics / Photonics Handbook of Optical and Laser Scanning Second Edition Edited by

Gerald F. Marshall

Guided Wave Optics and Photonic Devices Edited by

Niles, Michigan, USA

Shyamal Bhadra

Glenn E. Stutz Lincoln Laser Company, Phoenix, Arizona, USA

Praise for the Previous Edition "... a tremendous compendium of material, covering a relatively specialized field at a very considerable depth." —Warren J. Smith, Chief Scientist Emeritus, Kaiser Electro-Optics

"Among the several available books devoted to scanning, this one is certainly the most complete." —Optics & Photonics News, April 2006

Revealing the fundamentals of light beam deflection control, factors in image fidelity and quality, and technological developments currently impacting scanner system design and applications, this second edition reviews elements of laser beam characterization and describes optical systems for laser scanners. Catalog no. K10433, August 2011, 788 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0879-5, $189.95 / £121.00 Also available as an eBook

CSRI - CentralGlass and Ceramic Research Institute, Kolkata, India

Ajoy Ghatak Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, India

With each chapter written in a tutorial format, starting with the fundamentals and ending with the applications by leading experts in the field, this book discusses recent developments in guide wave and photonic device technology. It introduces basic optimal phenomena and moves into guiding properties in wave guides and optical fiber. Topics include optical fiber technology, optical amplifiers, and emerging optical sources as well as semiconducting materials for ultrafast optics, LEDs, and lasers. • Discusses the most recent guided wave optical and photonic device technology • Includes cutting-edge research on optical fibre fabrication technology, optical amplifiers, and emerging optical sources and detectors • Provides information on semiconducting materials for ultrafast optics, LEDs, and lasers

Diffuse Optical Tomography Principles and Applications Huabei Jiang University of Florida, Gainesville, USA

Diffuse optical tomography (DOT) can provide spatial distributions of intrinsic tissue optical properties or molecular contrast agents through model-based reconstruction algorithms using NIR measurements along or near the boundary of tissue. This book covers almost every aspect of DOT—from mathematics, reconstruction algorithms, instrumentation, and phantom experiments to clinical applications. The text covers the fundamental principles, including its mathematical foundations and computational methods, and explains how to set up experimental image systems and how to adapt laboratory study results for use in clinical applications. Catalog no. K12111, December 2010, 375 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4757-2, $145.95 / £93.00 Also available as an eBook


• Covers nanophotonic and biophotonic guided wave device technology • Presents experiments throughout

Selected Contents Introduction. Concept of Modes in Optical Waveguides. Modes in Optical Fibers. Dispersion in Optical Fiber. Evolution of Specialty Optical Fibers. Materials for Optical Fiber, Rare Earth Doped Fiber for Amplifier and Laser, and Fiber Fabrication Technology. Optical Fiber Amplifiers. Erbium- doped Fiber Laser. Semiconductor Light Sources and Detectors. Silicon Based Detectors and Sources for Optoelectronic Devices. Advances in Packet Optical Transport in Optical Networking and Broadband Transmission. Guided-Wave Fourier Optics. Fiber Bragg Gratings: Basic Theory and Principle. Photosensitivity, In Fiber- grating Writing Techniques, and Applications. Optical Solitons in Nonlinear Fiber Systems: Recent Development. Microstructure Optical Fiber (Photonic Crystal Fiber): Basic Principle of Light Guidance, Fabrication, Nonlinearity and Applications. Nonlinear Optics and Physics of Supercontinuum Generation in Optical Fiber. Guided Wave Plasmonics. Stratified Media for Novel Optics, Perfect Transmission and Perfect Coherent Absorption. Non-linear Optical Frequency Conversion Using Quasi-Phase Matching. Biophotonics-An Introduction. Catalog no. K14610, May 2013, c. 570 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-0613-8, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as an eBook


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Photonics New New

Microwave Photonics

High-Speed Photonics Interconnects

Second Edition

Edited by

Edited by

Lukas Chrostowski

Chi H. Lee

University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

University of Maryland, College Park, USA

"... covers the key trends in the field, including the integration of wireless standards into novel optical architectures in particular to support high-bandwidth mobile backhauling, the support of the emerging distributed antenna standards, and techniques for enabling dynamic capacity and mobility management in converged optical/wireless networks. This way the book is useful for researchers, system engineers and also students." —Tibor Berceli, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary

"This new edition is urgently needed for the experts to catch up with the latest developments, and at the same time, it is also convenient for the general reader to taste the wide variety of modern microwave photonics technologies." —Sheng-Lung Huang, National Taiwan University

Microwave photonics continues to see rapid growth, with the integration of optical fiber and wireless networks now a commercial reality. This book systematically introduces key technologies and applications in microwave photonics, ranging from micro- and millimeter-wave to terahertz frequencies. Leading researchers share insights on overcoming current limitations and on future directions. Updated to reflect advances in the field, this edition includes new chapters on fiber Bragg gratings and ultrawide-band sub-THz photonic wireless links.

Selected Contents Microwave Photonics: From Concepts to Devices and Applications. Femtosecond All-Optical Devices for Ultrafast Communication and Signal Processing. Ultrawide-Band Sub-THz Photonic Wireless Links. Fiber Bragg Gratings for Microwave Photonics Applications. Hybrid Fiber Radio: Concepts and Prospects. High Dynamic Range, 100 km Digital Radio-over-Fiber Links. Photonic Synthesis of Ultrabroadband Arbitrary Electromagnetic Waveforms. Application of Ultrafast Optoelectronics and Monolithic Distributed Microwave Photonic Devices. Tera Sample-per-Second Time Stretched Analog-to-Digital Conversion. THz Photonics. Index. Catalog no. K14448, March 2013, 496 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-0286-4, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook

Krzysztof Iniewski CMOS Emerging Technologies, Inc., Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Series: Devices, Circuits, and Systems

“This book provides reviews of a topic of increasing importance: high-speed optical interconnects. The coverage combines topics not often assembled in book format, and the authors are active researchers in the field. It saves the reader arduous hours that would otherwise be spent searching and reviewing reams of published literature to get up to speed on these rapidly evolving topics.” —Tony Chan Carusone, University of Toronto, Canada

From the Evolution of High-Speed I/O Circuits to the Latest in Photonics Interconnects Packaging and Lasers This comprehensive book assembles the latest research in the field of photonics interconnects technology and exposes readers to the myriad applications that this technology has enabled. Experts from academia and industry delve into a wide range of topics and examine the underlying technology of photonics interconnects. The book details how these optical inter-chip communication links have the potential to fully leverage increased data rates provided through CMOS technology scaling at suitable powerefficiency levels. • Includes chapters on lasers for silicon applications • Requires minimal math, making it accessible to a variety of readers, from engineers, researchers, and graduate students to entrepreneurs • Contains a wealth of illustrations

Selected Contents Energy-Efficient Photonic Interconnects for Computing Platforms. Low-Loss, High-Performance Chip-to-Chip Electrical Connectivity Using Air-Clad Copper Interconnects. Silicon Photonic Bragg Gratings. Lasers for Optical Interconnects. VerticalCavity Surface-Emitting Lasers for Interconnects. High-Speed Photodiodes and Laser Power Converters for the Applications of Green Optical Interconnect. Quantum-Dot Nanophotonics for Photodetection. Rolled-Up Semiconductor Tube Optical Cavities. Catalog no. K15063, April 2013, c. 216 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-1603-8, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook

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Photonics Thin-Film Organic Photonics

Integrated Microsystems Electronics, Photonics, and Biotechnology Edited by

Molecular Layer Deposition and Applications

Krzysztof Iniewski

Tetsuzo Yoshimura

CMOS Emerging Technologies, Inc., Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Series: Devices, Circuits, and Systems

Written by experts from industry and academia around the world, this book focuses on electrical engineering and elaborates on how electrical circuits interface with biology, microfluidics, and photonics. Including only light math and physics, with greater focus on explanation, it covers integrated devices and other emerging structures required for future microand nanotechnologies. This material addresses physical and chemical sensing, imaging, smart actuation, and data fusion and management. Providing tables, figures, and equations to help illustrate concepts, contributors examine and explain the potential of emerging applications in integrated microsystems. Catalog no. K11637, October 2011, 760 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3620-0, $167.95 / £107.00 Also available as an eBook

Tokyo University of Technology, Japan Series: Optics and Photonics

“… deals with interesting topics about a new technique for highly ordered structures and high-performance optoelectronic properties of organic molecules.” —Atsushi Kubono, Shizuoka University

This is an invaluable resource for material scientists working to develop artificial materials that can be structurally tailored at the atomic/molecular level. This capability will enable electron-wave function control, which would improve material performance and generate new photonic/electronic phenomena. Exploring the prospect of structural modification in artificial materials, field pioneer Yoshimura describes how we can enhance the photonic/electronic properties of thin films using such precise manipulation of atomic and molecular arrangement. Catalog no. K11038, March 2011, 370 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1973-9, $146.95 / £94.00 Also available as an eBook

Guided Wave Photonics Fundamentals and Applications with MATLAB® Le Nguyen Binh European Research Center, Huawei Technologies, Munich, Germany

Polarized Light Third Edition Dennis H. Goldstein

Series: Optics and Photonics

Polaris Sensor Technologies, Inc., Huntsville, Alabama, USA

In the early part of this century, silicon photonics emerged as one of the most important developments for interconnecting ultra-high-speed electronic subsystems on an ultra-large-scale of integrated electronic circuits. Guided wave technology supplies the techniques for these interconnections. Along with covering fundamentals, this book provides an advanced understanding of guided optical wave devices. It focuses on the essentials of the technology and applies these aspects to modern optical fiber communications and signal processing. MATLAB® code is included throughout the text.

An in-depth exploration of polarized light, this book covers production and uses, facilitating self-study without prior knowledge of Maxwell's equations. This edition includes more than 2,500 figures and equations along with chapters on polarization elements, anisotropic materials, Stokes polarimetry, Mueller matrix polarimetry, and the mathematics of the Mueller matrix. It features two new chapters, one on polarized light in nature and one on birefringence. It also contains a completely revised review of the history of polarized light and a new appendix on conventions used in polarized light.

A solutions manual and figure slides are available upon qualifying course adoption.

Catalog no. K11493, December 2010, 808 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3040-6, $219.95 / £140.00

Catalog no. K11400, August 2011, c. 804 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-2855-7, $125.95 / £79.99

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Optoelectronics Handbook of Optofluidics Edited by


Aaron R. Hawkins

Essentials of Optoelectronics

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Director of the Integrated Microfabrication Lab, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, USA

Holger Schmidt Professor of Electrical Engineering, Director of the WM Keck Center for Nanoscale Optofluidics, University of California, Santa Cruz, USA

“This excellent reference provides broad coverage of the emerging and developing field of optofluidics. The book will be extremely useful for professionals and graduate students working on nanotechnologies that deploy optofluidic designs such as the lab on a chip and optofluidic transport mechanisms. … Those interested in waveguides will find useful information about photonic crystal waveguides and integrated optofluidic waveguides.” —OPN Optics & Photonics News, November 2010

“I've found this book to be very useful ... the part on optical elements and devices is a great reference, and the data in the appendices will save my students a lot of time in the future!” —Graham A. Turnbull, University of St. Andrews, Scotland, UK

Third Edition Alan Rogers Independent Consultant, Leatherhead, UK

Essentials of Optoelectronics, Third Edition describes the entire range of optoelectronic principles and techniques in detail. The book presents a new approach, concentrating on physical principles, demonstrating their interdependence, and gives insight into the underlying physical processes while being readable, easy to follow, and entirely self-contained. In addition to offering a comprehensive treatment of the optical and electronic principles that form the foundation of optoelectronics, this book covers the fundamentals and provides detailed coverage of lasers, waveguides including nonlinear optics, optical signal processing, and optical computing. A solutions manual and figure slides are available upon qualifying course adoption.

Catalog no. K15858, December 2013, c. 552 pp. Soft Cover ISBN: 978-1-4665-5965-3, $89.95 / £57.99 Also available as an eBook


This handbook provides detailed coverage of this emerging field with chapters divided into three main sections. The first part defines a set of foundational principles for the field, the second discusses novel devices with optical properties manipulated by fluids, and the third covers state-of-the-art methods for particle detection and manipulation primarily being developed for biosensing and biomedical applications.

Infrared-VisableUltraviolet Devices and Applications, Second Edition

Selected Contents

Technical Consultant (Retired from TRW Inc.), Richardson, Texas, USA

Foundations of Optofluidics. Definition of Optofluidics. Micro- and Nanofluidic Fundamentals. Spectroscopic Methods. Microfabrication. Optoelectronics. Passive Integrated Optics. Photonic Crystals. Lab-on-a-chip. Optical Elements and Devices. Fluid Controlled Optical Elements. Imaging Elements. Fluid Filled Photonic Crystals. Ring Resonators. Optofluidic Light Sources. Bioanalysis. Single Molecule Detection. Raman Detection in Microchips and Microchannels. Fluid Filled Optical Fibers. Integrated Optofluidic Waveguides. Flow Cytometry. Optical Trapping and Manipulation. Plasmonics. Outlook. Appendices. Catalog no. 93541, March 2010, 664 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-9354-4, $152.95 / £97.00

Dave Birtalan OPTEK Technology, Carrollton, Texas, USA

William Nunley

Series: Optical Science and Engineering

Utilizing a practical and efficient engineering approach throughout, Optoelectronics: InfraredVisible-Ultraviolet Devices and Applications, Second Edition reviews relevant semiconductor fundamentals, including device physics, from an optoelectronic industry perspective. This easy-reading text provides a practical engineering introduction to optoelectronic LEDs and silicon sensor technology for the infrared, visible, and ultraviolet portion of the electromagnetic spectrum. Catalog no. 6780X, April 2009, 300 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-6780-4, $167.95 / £107.00 Also available as an eBook

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Lasers Forthcoming

Laser Beam Propagation Linear and Nonlinear Optical Media Shekhar Guha and Leonel P. Gonzalez Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, USA

Glen Gillen Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo, CA, USA

This book collects the formalisms and equations for calculating laser beam propagation through linear and nonlinear optical media. It provides formulas for simple beam propagation, examines the distribution of electric field amplitudes at various locations in an optical train, includes expressions for nonlinear frequency conversion with arbitrary focusing of beams, and covers linear and nonlinear absorption and thermal refraction. The book compares various calculation methods and offers MATLAB® programs to numerically evaluate the problems. Catalog no. K12966, June 2013, c. 470 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-6638-2, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as an eBook

Hierarchic Electrodynamics and Free Electron Lasers Concepts, Calculations, and Practical Applications Victor V. Kulish National Aviation University, Ukraine

"The book makes a strong impression not only by the scheme of the material organization but also by the choice of this material. One can say that it is extraordinary—really there are no analogous books in the contemporary literature of physics." —Peter O. Kondratenko, National Aviation University, Ukraine

This book presents the mathematical foundation for a range of applications that employ high-current free electron lasers. It provides an in-depth analysis of hierarchic plasma-like electrodynamic systems and femtosecond clusters of electromagnetic energy. Catalog no. K12234, September 2011, 697 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4935-4, $199.95 / £127.00 Also available as an eBook


Random Beams Theory and Applications

Laser Technology Second Edition Lan Xinju

Olga Korotkova University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, USA

Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, People's Republic of China

This book provides an overview of recent discoveries in random beams and outlines possible uses of these beams in imaging, tomography, and smart illumination. It presents the research that has changed the field from purely theoretical trends to applications that allow communications and remote sensing of random media for optical communications with LiDAR systems. The book covers modification of poliarization properties beams, along with two of the most important applications of random beams: communications and LiDAR systems. It also covers all phenomena relating to transformation of random beams by optical systems and media.

Different laser technologies make it possible to change laser parameters to improve laser beam quality and laser performance. This book offers a unique systematic presentation of current types of laser technology. It discusses the transmission of information using optical waves with modulating technology. The book looks at how to enhance beam energy or power through Q switching, mode-locking, and amplification, and shows how mode selection and frequency stabilizing technology can improve light beam directionality or monochromaticity. It also covers nonlinear optical techniques for obtaining new frequencies and light waves.

Catalog no. K11026, July 2013, c. 352 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1950-0, $139.95 / £89.00

Catalog no. 9081X, February 2010, 431 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-9081-9, $145.95 / £93.00

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Biomedical Applications Forthcoming


Optical Techniques in Regenerative Medicine

Second Harmonic Generation Imaging

Edited by

Edited by

Stephen P. Morgan

Francesco S. Pavone

University of Nottingham, UK

Universita degli Studi di Firenze, Sesto Fiorentino, Italy

Felicity R.A.J. Rose University of Nottingham, UK

Stephen J. Matcher

Paul J. Campagnola University of Connecticut, Farmington, USA

University of Sheffield, UK

Series in Cellular and Clinical Imaging

This book is focused on the optical techniques that can be applied to regenerative medicine, including optical coherence tomography, acousto-optic imaging, Raman spectroscopy, machine vision, polarized light imaging, fiber optic sensors, second harmonic generation, multi-photon microscopy, coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering, and polarized light imaging. It covers applications both in fundamental research and in the regenerative medicine industry for tissue engineering products. Each chapter gives an overview of a particular technique, its advantages and limitations in terms of structural and functional information provided, and examples of applications in regenerative medicine. The book provides a practical guide to the most appropriate techniques for a given application. It also offers a summary of major recent advances, such as use of machine vision for tracking growth of threedimensional constructs in bioreactors and polarization sensitive optical coherence tomography for monitoring collagen alignment in cartilage growth.

“... provides up-to-date coverage of our current understanding of harmonic imaging principles and also the most important biomedical applications of this technique.”

• Gives a detailed background to the most important optical techniques used in regenerative medicine, including basic information and the latest developments • Addresses needs of the biomedical/tissue engineering industry by focusing on applied areas, such as development of new products— biological substitutes that will restore, maintain, or improve tissue function • Covers techniques for monitoring the process of three-dimensional tissue culture both in basic research and as a tool for manufacturing new regenerative medicine products • Discusses the advantages and limitations of using particular techniques in the context of various applications Catalog no. K12560, August 2013, c. 488 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-5495-2, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook

—From the Foreword by Peter T.C. So, Harvard University

This book provides a complete overview of the principles underlying this technique and its current applications, including use in molecular sensing. • Focuses on building a system for second harmonic generation imaging, choice of external labels, current research, and clinical uses • Provides a tutorial on the subject as well as an up-to-date review of state-of-the-art applications • Gives an overview of principles underlying second and third harmonic generation imaging • Covers chromophores, biomedical imaging aspects, use of SHG for order and structure studies, imaging of micro tubules, and other subcellular components

Selected Contents Principles Of Shg Imaging: Second Harmonic Generation: Theory. How to Build Up an SHG Apparatus. THG Microscopy of Cells and Tissues: Contrast Mechanisms and Applications. Comparison of SHG, THG, CARS, and Multiphoton Excited Fluorescence Imaging. Biomedical Imaging Using SHG: Molecular Structure and Order with Second Harmonic Generation Microscopy. 3D SHG Imaging and Analysis of Fibrillar Collagen Organization. Second Harmonic Generation Imaging of Microtubules. SHG and Optical Clearing. Holographic SHG Imaging. Imaging Membrane Potential with SHG. Applications of SHC: SHC of SelfAssembled Gels. SHG Imaging of the Eye. SHC Imaging of Cardiovascular Disease. Combined SHC/THC Imaging. SHG Imaging of Collagen and Application to Fibrosis Quantization. SHG Imaging of Breast Cancer. Second Harmonic Generation in Tumors: Scattering and Polarization. SHG Imaging for Tissue Engineering Applications. Catalog no. K12222, July 2013, c. 576 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4914-9, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook

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Biomedical Applications Forthcoming


Advanced Biophotonics

Imaging in Cellular and Tissue Engineering

Tissue Optical Sectioning Edited by

Edited by

Ruikang K. Wang

Hanry Yu and Nur Aida Abdul Rahim

University of Washington, Seattle, USA

National University of Singapore

Valery V. Tuchin Saratov State University, Russia

This reference provides an overview of optical imaging and manipulation technologies in biophotonics, covering both basic and advanced optical imaging techniques. It reviews the principles and fundamentals of bioimaging and molecular imaging/manipulation techniques. It also presents an overview of instrumentation, basic algorithms, and data processing methods. Accessible to students and researchers, the book discusses a range of application areas, including established and newer methodologies in biotechnology, biomedical engineering, biophysics, medicine, and pharmacology. • Presents a range of imaging and manipulation techniques • Covers new and emerging techniques as well as established technologies • Discusses data processing and instrumentation • Describes advanced imaging technologies based on different approaches for the selection of image-carrying photons and optical tissue sectioning

Selected Contents Spatial and Temporal Frequency Domain Imaging. Polarization Imaging. Unified Monte Carlo Modeling. Confocal Microscopy. Multiphoton Microscopy and SHG. Optical Coherence Tomography: Theory and Technology Developments. Standards and Traceability for Optical Coherence Tomography. Advances in Doppler OCT. Optical Microangiography. Advances in Blood Flow Imaging. Phase-Sensitive Optical Coherence Tomography for Nanotechnology. Optical Coherence Tomography and Fluorescence Spectroscopy: Optical Slicing Plus Biochemical Probing. Multimodal Tomography Combining Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) with Fluorescence Laminar Optical Tomography (FLOT). Multiscale Multimodal Imaging of Structure and Function. Quantitative Assessment of Clinical Optical Coherence Tomography Data. Photoacoustic Imaging. Array-Based Photoacoustic Microscopy. Optoacoustic Molecular Imaging: Methods and Applications. Multimodal Microscopy for Comprehensive tissue Characterization. Adaptive Optics Scanning Laser Ophthalmoscopy. Intrinsic Optical Signal Imaging of Stimulus-Evoked Activities in the Retina. Isometric 3D Imaging of Multicellular Samples Using Optical Projection Tomographic Microscopy. Optical Clearing.

Series in Cellular and Clinical Imaging

This book covers the full range of available imaging modalities and optical methods used to help evaluate material and biological behavior. It also highlights a wide range of optical and biological applications. Each chapter in the text describes a specific application and discusses relevant instrumentation, governing physical principles, data processing procedures, as well as advantages and disadvantages of each modality. Following a broad introduction to key topics, the main chapters are divided between in vitro and in vivo applications. The final section focuses on methods for data processing and analysis. • Provides a complete overview of image processing and image analysis approaches • Includes clinical applications of cellular and tissue engineering • Reflects the latest developments in the field, including discussion of novel artificially created support systems • Discusses relevant optical technologies, underlying physical principles, as well as strengths and weaknesses of each imaging method • Showcases the wide range of optical and biological applications • Covers in vitro and in vivo applications

Selected Contents Overview In Vitro Applications In Vivo Applications Data Analysis Catalog no. K12139, May 2013, c. 294 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4803-6, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook

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Adaptive Optics for Biological Imaging

Biomedical Photonics Handbook

Edited by

Three-Volume Set, Second Edition

Joel A Kubby

Edited by

University of California-Santa Cruz, USA

“A broad and comprehensive introduction to the use of adaptive optics in biological microscopy … provides a much-needed entrée to the field and includes not only the basics and general principles, but also discussion of practical implementations and key application areas.” —From the Foreword by Professor Austin Roorda, University of California, Berkeley, and Professor Claire Max, University of California, Santa Cruz

Written by an international team of leaders in the field, this comprehensive reference presents a complete overview of the core principles, state-of-the-art methods, and emerging applications of adaptive optics in biological imaging. It emphasizes the use of adaptive optics to correct wavefront aberrations caused by light propagation in biological samples. Accessible to readers without a background in optics, the book describes the fundamentals, components, and systems used in adaptive optics. It also covers optics systems as well as newer applications in this rapidly expanding field. • Focuses on applications in biological imaging • Provides the only comprehensive treatment of the principles, methods, and applications of adaptive optics in microscopy for biological imaging • Shows how to use adaptive optics in the microscopy of biological samples to improve image quality and provide deeper tissue imaging • Discusses how the wide availability of MEMS components has enabled applications of adaptive optics in rapidly developing areas

Selected Contents

Tuan Vo-Dinh Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA

This handbook presents the most recent technological advances and applications in the areas of biomedical photonics. This second edition contains introductory material and covers the state-of-the-art methods and instrumentation for biomedical photonic technologies. It integrates interdisciplinary research and development critically needed for scientists, engineers, manufacturers, teachers, students, and clinical providers to learn about the most recent advances and predicted trends in instrumentation and methods as well as clinical applications in important areas of biomedical photonics. Extensive references are provided to enhance further study. • Covers the state of the art in biomedical photonic technologies • Provides introductory materials as well as further in-depth information for practitioners • Includes predictions towards future trends in the field • Provides figures, tables, and extensive references for enhanced study Supplemental material is available online with qualifying course adoption.

Catalog no. K10244, November 2013, c. 3000 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0444-5, $249.95 / £159.00 Also available as an eBook

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Fundamentals, Devices, and Techniques Catalog no. 85123, November 2013, c. 800 pp. Soft Cover ISBN: 978-1-4200-8512-9, $189.95 / £121.00 Also available as an eBook

Principles: Overview of Adaptive Optics. Current Adaptive Optics Systems. Methods: Optical System Design. Optical System Assembly. Optical System Alignment. Optical System Sample Preparation. Applications: Wide-Field Microscopy (WFM). Confocal Microscopy (CM). Multi-Photon Microscopy (MPM). Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT).

Biomedical Diagnostics

Catalog no. K12282, May 2013, c. 383 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-5018-3, $99.95 / £63.99

Catalog no. 85166, November 2013, c. 800 pp. Soft Cover ISBN: 978-1-4200-8516-7, $189.95 / £121.00

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Catalog no. 8514X, November 2013, c. 800 pp. Soft Cover ISBN: 978-1-4200-8514-3, $189.95 / £121.00 Also available as an eBook

Therapeutic and Advanced Biophotonics

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Biomedical Applications Books for Your Biophotonics Lectures and Labs Forthcoming

A Laboratory Manual in Biophotonics Vadim Backman Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, USA

Adam Wax Hao Zhang From its basic concepts to more advanced topics and applications, this book provides a complete guide to biophotonics. The author offers both descriptive and quantitative perspectives as well as a comprehensive overview of major areas of research in the field. The text includes coverage of topics such as light tissue interaction, optical instrumentation, microscopic and macroscopic tissue imaging, tissue spectroscopy, therapeutic applications of optics, and molecular imaging.

Biomimetics in Photonics Edited by

Olaf Karthaus Chitose Institute of Science and Technology, Japan Series in Optics and Optoelectronics

This book explores a biomimetic approach for developing and improving photonic devices and structures. Leaders in the field discuss not only the mimicking of natural structures and solutions to engineering problems, but also the true understanding of natural processes and the application of these techniques to established technologies. Suitable for researchers and graduate students, the book does more than describe how to extract good design from nature—it highlights natural design techniques in context, allowing for a more complete modeling picture. • Examines a biomimetic approach to develop and improve photonic devices and structures

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• Discusses solutions to engineering problems through the lens of biomimicry

Catalog no. K10524, September 2013, c. 500 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1051-4, $89.95 / £57.99

• Emphasizes a clear understanding of natural processes and applies these techniques to established technologies • Covers a wide range of approaches and highlights natural design techniques in context

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Photonic Structures in Plants


Biomineralization and Photonics Biometrics of Optical Nanostructures

An Introductory Textbook

Photomechanic IR Receptors in Pyrophilous Beetles and Bugs Toward Industrial Production of Biomimetic Photonic Structures

Shuichi Kinoshita Osaka University, Japan

Structural colors in living beings are one of the most marvelous arts that nature has ever created during the long history of the evolution. These colors originate from surprisingly sophisticated microstructures which gave rise to a new field of research—bionanophotonics. This book places a special emphasis on the detailed physical basis for the optical processes that are deeply connected with the structural colors, and also on the biological and physiological bases concerning what a variety of animals are living and how they are seen by human vision.

A Night Vision Algorithm Inspired by the Visual System of a Nocturnal Bee Modeling and FDTD Calculations Catalog no. K13589, October 2012, 289 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-7746-3, $119.95 / £76.99 Also available as an eBook

Catalog no. N10581, May 2013, c. 400 pp. ISBN: 978-981-4364-71-3, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook


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Biomedical Applications Handbook of Biomedical Optics

Introduction to Experimental Biophysics

Edited by

David A. Boas

Biological Methods for Physical Scientists

Harvard Medical School, Charlestown, Massachusetts, USA

Jay Nadeau McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Constantinos Pitris

“... essential reading for any physical scientist who is interested in performing biological research.” —Contemporary Physics

“… the many outstanding qualities should make it an essential part of the biophysicist’s collection.” —Jennifer L. Ross, Physics Today, August 2012

“Very useful as a resource to get a basic understanding of methodology outside one's realm of expertise … very readable.” —Gary F. Polking, Ph.D., Iowa State University

“It will be a great resource for every working scientist in the physical sciences.” —Anthony J. Koleske, Yale University

“... a broad overview on the many interrelated disciplines shaping modern biophysical research. ... I believe that this book will be a useful tool to undergraduate and graduate students and a valuable reference for researchers in the field. —Françisco M. Raymo, University of Miami

“... fills the need for a practical, hands-on guide for physical scientists who are moving into biological research.” —Daniel A. Beard, Medical College of Wisconsin

“... will be very useful for training the growing number of researchers and students from physical sciences to become more familiar with techniques used in biology. The author has made a great effort to keep everything defined and simple.” —James A. Forrest, Department of Physics and Associate Dean of Research, Faculty of Science, University of Waterloo

This text is a practical companion for physical scientists seeking to move into wet laboratory experiments and biological research areas. Figure slides are available upon qualifying course adoption.

Catalog no. K11452, September 2011, 672 pp. Soft Cover ISBN: 978-1-4398-2953-0, $93.95 / £59.99 Also available as an eBook

University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus

Nimmi Ramanujam Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA

"… a great resource for scientists and graduate students in biomedical engineering and optics. In addition to providing background information on classical optics, irradiation guidelines and tissue optical properties, this book offers a thorough treatment of tomographic and microscopic imaging technologies." —Optics & Photonics News, January 2013

“... a successful attempt to provide as much as possible information to a number of physicists, R&D engineers, clinicians and scientists who would like to apply contemporary concepts and techniques to solving biomedical diagnostic and therapeutic challenges. It often covers areas that are not conventionally addressed, and is generally thought-provoking and brain-stimulating … an excellent tutorial for students and young investigators finding their way through the intense and exciting field of biomedical optics. It is a relevant reference for scientists and also a good teaching tool. … a good balance between introductory knowledge and high-level expertise, without burdening the reader with excessive data. What makes it really unique is its scope. This is a handbook of thirty-five chapters, covering an enormous breadth of material… .” —Boris Gramatikov, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Biomedical Engineering Online, February 2012

“... a useful addition as an overall source to help educate the new and present generation of graduate students, researchers, and medical professionals. … highly recommend it. It provides an in-depth review and overall treatment covering most areas of biomedicine from the ground-level foundations of optics to background on photon transport in tissues, theory, and experiments. … Handbook of Biomedical Optics is a major contribution to the biomedical optics field and will serve as a great resource.” —Journal of Biomedical Optics, December 2011

Catalog no. 90364, June 2011, 831 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-9036-9, $157.95 / £101.00 Also available as an eBook

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Biomedical Applications Nanoscopy and Multidimensional Optical Fluorescence Microscopy

Applied Optics Fundamentals and Device Applications

Edited by

Nano, MOEMS, and Biotechnology

Alberto Diaspro

Mark A. Mentzer

The Italian Institute of Technology (ITT) and University of Genoa, Italy

U.S. Army Research Laboratory, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, USA

“A very useful book for the microscopy field. Alberto Diaspro has done a great job as editor, and I’m sure this book will be appreciated by its readers.”

Providing an interdisciplinary look at optics technology, this book investigates the connection between nanotechnology, MOEMS, and biotechnology. It covers fundamental relationships and system applications and includes design examples and numerous useful references. The author discusses emerging technologies augmented with MEMS, MOEMS, nanotechnology, biotechnology, fiber optic sensing, integrated optics, optical computing and signal processing, integrated optics, and electro-optics. He uses case studies to illustrate how emerging optics technologies are applied in the marketplace.

—Professor Peter Saggau, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas, USA

“… with over sixty contributing authors, this elegant book should impress many optical manufacturers …” —Optical World, August 2010

This book draws contributions from top experts in their respective fields, including those who have led the current upsurge in research or laid the foundation for the development of modern microscopes and techniques. Catalog no. C7886, April 2010, 448 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-7886-2, $145.95 / £93.00

Catalog no. K11430, May 2011, 368 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-2906-6, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as an eBook

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Biological and Medical Sensor Technologies Edited by


Krzysztof Iniewski CMOS Emerging Technologies, Inc., Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Nature-Based Innovation Yoseph Bar-Cohen

Series: Devices, Circuits, and Systems

JPL/Caltech, Pasadena, California, USA

Edited by a pioneer in the area of advanced semiconductor materials, this book contains contributions from experts who explore the development and use of sensors in biological and medical applications. It covers advanced sensing and communications, modeling of DNA-derivative architecture, and the use of enzyme and quartz crystal microbalance-based biosensors. The book also addresses biosensors in human behavior measurement, sweat rate wearable sensors, and the future of medical imaging. Contributors discuss application of high-resolution CdTe detectors in gamma ray imaging and advances in positron emission tomography technology.

This book documents key biological solutions that provide a model for innovations in engineering and science. Leading experts explore a wide range of topics, including artificial senses and organs, mimicry at the cell–materials interface, modeling of plant cell wall architecture, biomimetic composites, artificial muscles, biomimetic optics, and the mimicking of birds, insects, and marine biology. The book also discusses applications of biomimetics in manufacturing, products, medicine, and robotics; biologically inspired design as a tool for interdisciplinary education; and the biomimetic process in artistic creation.

Catalog no. K13895, February 2012, 412 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-8267-2, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook


Catalog no. K11566, September 2011, 788 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3476-3, $167.95 / £107.00 Also available as an eBook

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Communications Optical Wireless Communications System and Channel Modelling with MATLAB® Z. Ghassemlooy Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, England, UK

W. Popoola Glasgow Caledonian University, Scotland, UK

S. Rajbhandari University of Oxford, England, UK

"... presents a thorough theoretical analysis of optical wireless communication while bridging theory with practice through MATLAB® programming. Using MATLAB will enable the reader to experiment with concepts directly on the computer while reading the book. It will also give the reader the opportunity to develop further concept since the basic code is readily available." —Driss Benhaddou, University of Houston, Texas, USA

"As the field of optical wireless communications continues to spread, researchers, students, and industry practitioners face the need of an up-to-date and comprehensive textbook with sufficient detail. The book by Ghassemlooy et al. fills this critical gap and provides a much-needed resource that covers both indoor and outdoor optical wireless applications. I recommend it highly to anyone interested in the emerging area of optical wireless communications." —Murat Uysal, Özyeğin University, Istanbul, Turkey

Incorporating MATLAB®, this book provides a single resource for optical wireless communication systems based on the systems approach. It presents past and current research activities to illustrate optical sources, transmitters, detectors, and receivers used in optical wireless communications. • Covers all important aspects of optical wireless communications, including fundamental concepts • Discusses both indoor and outdoor environments and the different factors affecting the system performance • Includes MATLAB simulations and codes • Provides a comprehensive treatment of the emerging field of visible light communications • Describes techniques for mitigating the channel impact on system performance Catalog no. K12384, August 2012, 575 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-5188-3, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook

Ultrawideband Radar Applications and Design Edited by

James D. Taylor J.D. Taylor Associates, Gainesville, Florida, USA

“... a strong collection of international contributors who can thoroughly articulate the difficulties with the development of ultrawideband (UWB) radars. … provides insight into practical design of waveforms that have low probability of detection, and efficient waveform ambiguity properties for detecting fixed and moving targets.” —Mark E. Davis, Medavis Consulting, New York

This book outlines advances in the theory, design, and implementation of UWB radar technology, which shows promise for use in diverse applications ranging from patient vital signals monitoring to radar sensors that could be used in homes, public places, cars, hospitals, and aircraft. Catalog no. 89862, May 2012, 536 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-8986-8, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook

Fundamentals and Applications of Ultrasonic Waves Second Edition J. David N. Cheeke Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Designed specifically for newcomers to the field, this fully updated second edition begins with fundamentals and quickly advances beyond general wave concepts into an in-depth treatment of ultrasonic waves in isotropic media. Focusing on the physics of acoustic waves, their propagation, technology, and applications, this accessible overview of ultrasonics includes accounts of viscoelasticity and multiple scattering. It examines new technologies, including atomic force acoustic microscopy, lasers, micro-acoustics, and nanotechnology. In addition, it highlights both direct and indirect applications in neighboring disciplines. Catalog no. K12559, June 2012, 504 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-5494-5, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook

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Communications / Remote Sensing & Photogrammetry Microwave Propagation and Remote Sensing

Wide-Band Slow-Wave Systems Simulation and Applications Stanislovas Staras, Romanas Martavicius, Julius Skudutis, Vytautas Urbanavicius, and Vladislavas Daskevicius Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Lithuania

Providing new technical solutions, this book discusses super-wide band delay lines and traveling-wave deflecting systems. It presents the generalized theory, principles, and concepts of the super-wide pass-band helical and meander systems as well as the theory of traveling wave cathode-ray tubes, revealing processes in traveling-wave deflecting systems. The text also covers electrodynamics, multiconductor line, and numerical methods for modeling, simulation, and analysis and design of the super-wide-pass slow-wave structures, applying them for the analysis of multi-conductor lines and wide-band helical and meander systems. Catalog no. K13839, March 2012, 460 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-8154-5, $179.95 / £114.00

Atmospheric Influences with Models and Applications Pranab Kumar Karmakar University of Calcutta, West Bengal, India

This book deals with both microwave propagation and remote sensing in various atmospheric and tropospheric conditions. After discussing the derived parameters of water, the text covers free space propagation, as well as conditions and constituents such as water vapor and vapor pressure, density, and ray bending. It also explores Maxwell's equations and free space loss calculations, in addition to reflection, interference, polarization of electromagnetic waves, radio refraction, and atmospheric turbulence. Catalog no. K12214, September 2011, 257 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4899-9, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as an eBook

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Topographic Laser Ranging and Scanning

Telecommunication Networks

Principles and Processing

Eugenio Iannone Dianax Study Group Founder and President, Milano, Italy Series: Devices, Circuits, and Systems

The book outlines the current state of the telecommunications network and the different alternatives for its evolution. The author systematically reviews the network design problem and underlines the links between different aspects. This reference presents the engineering knowledge needed to construct a network evolution strategy. It examines the elements influencing telecommunications network evolution and their interdependence, and it provides a complete review of the architecture alternatives. Content ranges from high-level architectural elements to component physics, with a focus on solving the same problem from different points of view. Catalog no. K12076, December 2011, 918 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4636-0, $146.95 / £94.00 Also available as an eBook


Edited by

Jie Shan Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

Charles K. Toth The Ohio State University, Columbus, USA

This volume provides a systematic, in-depth introduction to the basic theories and principles of LiDAR technology and data processing, which has been successfully used for topographic mapping and 3-D visualization. The information collected meets the needs of those working across the many fields LiDAR impacts, including electrical engineering, signal processing, navigation theory, pattern recognition, and machine learning. Edited by leading experts with broad backgrounds in LiDAR topographic mapping and written by highly regarded specialists, it expands the toolboxes of researchers with novel ideas beyond their own experience. Catalog no. 51423, November 2008, 590 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-5142-1, $152.95 / £97.00 Also available as an eBook

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Materials Optical Materials and Applications Edited by

Moriaki Wakaki Tokai University, Kanagawa, Japan Series: Optical Science and Engineering

This book presents the basic concepts of optical materials together with several common applications of these materials. Beginners in the field will acquire a solid understanding of essential ideas while active researchers can explore advanced topics and recent trends in various optical materials. The book provides a complete account of optical materials, from the fundamental principles of the optical properties of the materials to the introduction of typical applications of optical materials. • Introduces the theory of the optical properties of solids, including the detailed derivation of basic formulae for describing the optical response of solids • Describes optical materials in the ultraviolet, visible, and infrared regions • Discusses nonlinear optics materials and solid-state laser materials • Covers recent types of waveguides and their structures and physics • Explores the design and spectral features of optical thin film materials • Examines nanophotonic materials and various novel structured devices

Selected Contents Basic Theory on Optical Properties of Solids Optical Materials for Ultraviolet, Visible, and Infrared Materials for Nonlinear Optics Materials for Solid-State Lasers Materials for Optical Waveguides Materials for Optical Thin Films Materials for Nanophotonics Index


Microlenses Properties, Fabrication and Liquid Lenses Hongrui Jiang University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA

Xuefeng Zeng Globalfoundries, USA University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA Series in Optics and Optoelectronics

Microlenses and microlens arrays are a vital part of modern optical systems with applications in MEMS and sensor systems. This book explores the physics and optical properties of a range of microlenses, along with their fabrication, tuning, and applications in various fields. Although focusing on liquid lenses, the text covers all lens systems. The authors discuss such topics as microfabrication and nanofabrication, liquid interfaces, surface tension, variable focus, and lab on chips. They also provide a discussion of the challenges posed by current microlenses. • Presents micro- and nanofabrication methods • Covers all lens types • Discusses a range of tuning mechanisms • Explores MEMS and other applications • Reviews relevant physics and optics

Selected Contents Introduction to Liquid Microlenses Basic Physics of Liquid Microlenses Fabrication Methods Solid Microlenses Electrically Driven Tunable Microlenses Mechanically Driven Tunable Microlenses Horizontal Microlenses Integrated in Microfluidics Looking into the Future Index Catalog no. K11658, April 2013, c. 220 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3669-9, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as an eBook

Catalog no. DK3199, September 2012, 317 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8247-2759-8, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as an eBook

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Materials Forthcoming

Broadband Optical Modulators

Optical Properties of Photonic Structures

Science, Technology, and Applications

Interplay of Order and Disorder Edited by

Mikhail F. Limonov Ioffe Physical-Technical Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg

Richard M. De La Rue University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK Series in Optics and Optoelectronics

One of the first books specifically focused on disorder in photonic structures, this work explores how both order and disorder provide the key to the different regimes of light transport and to the systematic localization and trapping of light. Leading researchers describe one-, two-, and three-dimensional structures, including opals, aperiodic Fibonacci-type photonic structures, photonic amorphous structures, photonic glasses, Lévy glasses, and hypersonic, magnetophotonic, and plasmonic–photonic crystals with nanocavities, quantum dots, and lasing action. The book also addresses practical applications in areas such as optical communications and laser surgery. • Discusses the rapidly growing field of photonic structures, including one-, two-, and threedimensional structures • Presents a wide range of materials and approaches • Covers theory, fabrication, and applications • Contains numerous figures, including 60 in color

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Edited by

Antao Chen University of Washington, Seattle, USA

Edmond Murphy JDS Uniphase Corporation, Bloomfield, Connecticut, USA

“Graduate students and research scientists will benefit from this outstanding book. Readers interested in recent technologies will find several chapters devoted to applications beyond the digital telecom system. This excellent volume also offers newcomers a great introduction to the subject … those interested in modulator operation will appreciate the coverage on modulator drivers, reliability of lithium niobate modulators and bias control techniques.” —Optics & Photonics News

“… provides the full exciting story of optical modulators. It is a comprehensive review from the fundamental science, … material and processing technology to optimized device design [and] the multitude of applications … .The book should prove valuable to a broad spectrum of readers, including graduate students, new entrants to the field and systems researchers and engineers who want either an overview or in-depth understanding of this exciting and highly enabling field.” —From the Foreword by Rodney C. Alferness, Bell Laboratories, Alcatel-Lucent USA

An in-depth overview of optical modulator science and technology, this book covers topics including fundamental physics, material science, device design, system applications, and practical implementation.


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Modulator Technology

Toward Applications

Emerging Technologies


Practical Issues in Modulator Operation

Catalog no. K13299, June 2012, 566 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-7191-1, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as an eBook

Applications Beyond the Digital Telecom System Catalog no. K11192, November 2011, 568 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-2506-8, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as an eBook


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Materials An Introduction to Metamaterials and Waves in Composites

Molded Optics

Biswajit Banerjee

Jim Schwiegerling

Industrial Research Limited, Auckland, New Zealand

“… this book provides a thorough and modern introduction to a rapidly developing field of research with enormous potential for application.” —Chris Linton, Contemporary Physics, March 2012

Requiring no advanced knowledge of wave propagation, this text focuses on theoretical aspects of metamaterials, periodic composites, and layered composites. It gives novices a platform from which they can start exploring the subject in more detail. With special emphasis on elastic media and acoustics, the book covers elastodynamic, acoustic, and electrodynamic metamaterials, including negative permittivity materials, artificial magnetic metamaterials, Willis materials, and extremal materials. Mainly selfcontained, it provides detailed derivations, numerous illustrations, end-of-chapter problems, and extensive references. • Covers elastodynamic, acoustic, and electrodynamic metamaterials, including negative permittivity materials, artificial magnetic metamaterials, Willis materials in elastodynamics, material based on a Milton-Willis model, and extremal materials • Places special emphasis on elastic media and acoustics • Explains the Willis equations and their consequences • Provides detailed derivations, making the text relatively self-contained • Requires no higher level knowledge of wave propagation

Design and Manufacture Michael Schaub Schaub Optical LLC, Tucson, Arizona, USA University of Arizona, Tucson, USA

Eric Fest Phobos Optics LLC, Tucson, Arizona, USA

R. Hamilton Shepard FLIR Systems, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Alan Symmons Light Path Technologies, Orlando, Florida, USA 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 presents detailed descriptions of molded plastic, glass, and infrared optics. Since an understanding of the manufacturing process is necessary to develop cost-effective, producible designs, the book extensively covers various manufacturing methods, design guidelines, trade-offs, best practices, and testing of critical parameters. It also discusses topics that often arise when designing systems with molded optics, such as mitigating stray light and mating systems by eye. • Covers all molded optics, not just injection molded plastic optics • Enables a detailed understanding of the manufacturing processes and methods used to produce molded optics—critical to the design and development of a successful molded optical system • Discusses visual optics and stray light, which are often overlooked during the design of optical systems and can be important considerations for systems using molded optics

• Includes many illustrations, end-of-chapter problems, and extensive references

Figure slides are available upon qualifying course adoption.

A solutions manual is available upon qualifying course adoption.

Selected Contents

Elastodynamics, Acoustics, and Electrodynamics. Plane Waves and Interfaces. Sources and Scattering. Electrodynamic Metamaterials. Acoustic and Elastodynamic Metamaterials. Transformation-Based Methods and Cloaking. Waves in Periodic Media. Waves in Layered Media. Epilogue. References. Index.

Optical Design Visual Optics Stray Light Control for Molded Optics Molded Plastic Optics Molded Glass Optics Molded Infrared Optics Testing Molded Optics Index

Catalog no. K11934, June 2011, 375 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4157-0, $93.95 / £59.99

Catalog no. K11536, April 2011, 272 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3256-1, $139.95 / £89.00

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Principles of Adaptive Optics Third Edition

Thin-Film Optical Filters Fourth Edition

Robert Tyson

H. Angus Macleod

University of North Carolina, Charlotte, USA

Thin Film Center Inc., Tucson, Arizona, USA

Series in Optics and Optoelectronics

Series in Optics and Optoelectronics

“The third edition continues to set the same standards, but it has been brought right up to date in terms of the available hardware and the growing literature of this rapidly advancing field. … The key areas of the subject are dealt with in comprehensible terms … a standard work for those interested in the field and needing a point of reference. … the book will give [readers] a great deal of help in finding the route through this world of smoke and bendy mirrors.”

“... the fourth edition of the famous textbook written by a world-renowned authority in the field of optical coating. This new edition retains most of the descriptions of older design techniques but also includes a substantial amount of new material. … an excellent treatise of thin film coatings, explaining how to produce all sorts of different filters selected according to the function they are required to play. … an indispensable text for every filter manufacturer and user [and] an excellent guide for students.”

—R.S. Shorter, Contemporary Physics, 52, 2011

“When Bob Tyson’s Principles of Adaptive Optics was first published in 1991, it immediately became the reference text for everyone working in the field. The comprehensive coverage of all aspects of the field, clear explanations, and extensive reference to the original literature ensured its success. This completely revised and updated third edition retains the strengths of the original text. Everyone involved in AO should have a copy on the shelf, and like the original, the extensive list of references (more than 900) provides an excellent pointer to the original literature.” —From the Foreword by Christopher Dainty, National University of Ireland, Galway

This third edition offers a comprehensive guide to the systems, components, and processes of adaptive optics. • Describes many types of optical disturbances and the pros and cons of various adaptive optics system configurations

—Mario Bertolotti, Contemporary Physics, April 2012

Praise for the Third Edition “… essential reading for all those involved in the design, manufacture, and application of optical coatings.” —Materials World, September 2001

“… a must-have addition to the library of any optical thin-film theorist or practitioner.” —Dale E. Morton, Denton Vacuum, LLC, SVC News

“It is obvious from the details of his career that Angus knows more about optical coatings, both in terms of design and of fabrication, than most of us put together. ... in my opinion, this book is a necessity, rather on par with having the use of a coating facility, a good coating program, and a fast computer, for anybody in the field of thin-film optical coatings and filters.” —Roger M. Wood, Elsevier

• Highlights applications in astronomy, communication systems, and medical imaging

This bestselling book explores the properties, production, and performance of optical filters.

• Discusses the emergence of novel components, such as micromachined mirrors

Selected Contents

History and Background. Sources of Aberrations. Adaptive Optics Compensation. Adaptive Optics Systems. Wavefront Sensing. Wavefront Correction. Reconstruction and Controls. Summary of Important Equations. Bibliography. Index.

Introduction. Basic Theory. Theoretical Techniques. Antireflection Coatings. Neutral Mirrors and Beam Splitters. Multilayer High-Reflectance Coatings. Edge Filters. Band-Pass Filters. Tilted Coatings. Color in Optical Coatings. Production Methods and Thin-Film Materials. Factors Affecting Layer and Coating Properties. Layer Uniformity and Thickness Monitoring. Specification of Filters and Environmental Effects. System Considerations: Applications of Filters and Coatings. Other Topics. Characteristics of ThinFilm Dielectric Materials. Bibliography. Index.

Catalog no. K10425, September 2010, 314 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0858-0, $94.95 / £62.99

Catalog no. C7302, March 2010, 800 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-7302-7, $145.95 / £94.00

• Details important equations for atmospheric turbulence, optical compensation, and laser guide stars

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Materials Forthcoming

Optical Properties of Functional Polymers and Nano Engineering Applications Vaibhav Jain Naval Research Lab, Washington, DC, USA

Akshay Kokil University of Massachusetts, Lowell, USA Nanotechnology and Application Series

Functional polymers are an increasingly important class of materials relevant not only in academic research but also in industry. Optical Properties of Functional Polymers and Nano Engineering Applications introduces the ability of nano-engineering to improve the optical properties of the mentioned applications. This book focuses on the optical properties and nano-engineering applications of functional polymers, in order to compile an informative reference to the reader. Catalog no. K15445, August 2013, c. 350 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-5690-4, $159.95 / £99.00 Also available as an eBook


Solar-Grade Silicon Refining and Recycling Lifeng Zhang and Anping Dong Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, USA

Lucas Nana Wiredu Damoah This timely book presents the process, metallurgy, and technologies for the refining and recycling of silicon solar cells. In addition to describing solar cell production process, the authors examine methods for improving solar cell quality, propose a new approach to purify silicon, and describe future solar energy development. They also introduce several low-cost, environmentally friendly, efficient, and fast processes for recycling silicon waste—top-cut scraps and sawing slurry—including high temperature remelting, bubble flotation, centrifugation, and filtration. Catalog no. K13100, July 2013, c. 280 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-6818-8, $179.95 / £114.00 Also available as an eBook

Electromagnetic Waves, Materials, and Computation with MATLAB ®

Dikshitulu K. Kalluri University of Massachusetts, Lowell, USA

“… a required reference in the library of anyone doing research or development in plasma physics or engineering.” —Igor Alexeff, University of Tennessee

“... a meticulously written and extremely useful book for both students and professionals ... The approach is especially directed toward electrical engineers whose deeper appreciation of circuits is exploited to help their concept building, [as applied in] transmission line analogies.” —Michael A. Fiddy, University of North Carolina at Charlotte A solutions manual and figure slides are available upon qualifying course adoption.

Catalog no. K11757, August 2011, 886 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3867-9, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as an eBook

Introduction to Organic Electronic and Optoelectronic Materials and Devices Edited by

Sam-Shajing Sun and Larry R. Dalton Reflecting the rapid growth in research and development on organic/polymeric electronic and photonic materials and devices over the last few decades, this volume provides comprehensive coverage. It examines organic semiconducting, conducting, and superconducting materials; field effect transistors (FETs); nonvolatile organic thin-film memory devices; and organic, electro-optic or opto-electronic materials. It presents the most widely recognized fundamentals, principles, and mechanisms along with representative examples, key experimental data, and more than 200 illustrative figures. The book includes questions for each chapter and an accompanying CD with a self-study lecture in PowerPoint®. A solutions manual is available upon qualifying course adoption

Catalog no. 9284, May 2008, 936 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8493-9284-9, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as an eBook

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Nanotechnology Microelectronics to Nanoelectronics

Optical Nano and Micro Actuator Technology

Materials, Devices, and Manufacturability

Edited by

George K. Knopf University of Western Ontario, London, Canada

Edited by

Yukitoshi Otani

National Science Foundation, Arlington, Virginia, USA

Utsunomiya University, Japan

In this book, leading engineers, material scientists, chemists, physicists, laser scientists, and manufacturing specialists offer an in-depth, wide-ranging look at the fundamental and unique characteristics of lightdriven optical actuators. • Presents a multidisciplinary perspective on light-driven actuation • Includes detailed discussions of functional photoresponsive materials, which enable designers to create very small optically driven structures, mechanisms, and complex machines • Demonstrates how very small optical forces can manipulate particles and drive mechanical mechanisms

Anupama B. Kaul "Dr. Kaul has done an excellent job covering the field objectively. The collection touches on very fundamental work in this field but also represents examples of how the evolution from microelectronics to nanoelectronics have resulted in successful products and innovations. ... the contents (and authors) provide an excellent cross section of this field." —James Stasiak, Hewlett-Packard Company

"... an excellent reference book for researchers and educators in the areas of microelectronics and nanoelectronics. … More importantly, this book emphasizes on manufacturability, which is a distinction from other books on similar topics which mostly discuss theoretical principles." —Xing Cheng, Texas A&M University, USA

• Introduces several cutting-edge approaches to manufacturing optically driven systems, including multiphoton microfabrication techniques and the integration of soft polymer micro- and nanostructures into optical MEMS

"Excellent topics covering fundamental limits in scaling down silicon-based semiconductors to recent promises in nanowire-based devices. ... an excellent choice for readers ranging from engineering students to the experts in the field."

• Explores novel types of optical actuators and light-driven systems such as carbon nanotubebased photomechanical actuators, optically driven micropumps and microvalves, and photothermal shape-memory alloy actuators

—Anirudha V. Sumant, Argonne National Laboratory, Illinois, USA

—Chuan-Chiang Chen, California State Polytechnic University Pomona, USA

Selected Contents Introduction to Optical Actuation Photoresponsive Materials Harnessing Light and Optical Forces Optically Driven Systems Applications of Optical Actuation Index Catalog no. K11879, November 2012, 639 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4053-5, $159.95 / £99.00 Also available as an eBook

"... a nice balance between introducing fundamentals of nanoscale device fabrication and the in-depth knowledge in the field of nanomanufacturing."

Selected Contents Scaling and Radiation Effects in Silicon Transistors. Hewlett-Packard’s MEMS Technology: Thermal Inkjet Printing and Beyond. Silicon MEMS Resonators for Timing Applications. Nanoscale Electromechanical Devices Enabled by Nanowire Structures. Silicon Etching and Etch Techniques for NEMs and MEMs. Learning from Biology: Viral-Templated Materials and Devices. Principles and Methods for Integration of Carbon Nanotubes in Miniaturized Systems. Heterogeneous Integration of Carbon Nanotubes on Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor Circuitry and Sensing Applications. NEMS-Based Ultra Energy-Efficient Digital ICs: Materials, Device Architectures, Logic Implementation, and Manufacturability. Carbon Nanotube Y-Junctions. Nanoscale Effects in Multiphase Flows and Heat Transfer. Nanoengineered Material Applications in Electronics, Biology, and Energy Harnessing. Catalog no. K14730, August 2012, 463 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-0954-2, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as an eBook


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Nanotechnology Forthcoming

Computational Nanophotonics Modeling and Applications


Handbook of Silicon Photonics Edited by

Edited by

Laurent Vivien

Sarhan M. Musa

University of Paris XI, Orsay, France

Prairie View A&M University, Houston, Texas, USA

This reference offers tools for engineers, scientists, biologists, and others working with the computational techniques of nanophotonics. It introduces the key concepts of computational methods in a manner that is easily digestible for newcomers to the field. The book also examines future applications of nanophotonics in the technical industry and covers new developments and interdisciplinary research in engineering, science, and medicine. It provides an overview of the key computational nanophotonics and describes the technologies with an emphasis on how they work and their key benefits. • Explains the technical methods as an approximate numerical approach for studying computational nanophotonics • Explores new developments and interdisciplinary research in engineering, science, and medicine using computational nanophotonics • Covers business applications and commercialization in nanophotonics as well as future directions, opportunities, and challenges • Guides readers to compute nanowaveguides, nanotubes, nanowire, nanofibers, nanoparticles, quantum dots, low-dimensional nanostructures, and nanofabrication techniques • Discusses the computational methods in nanophotonics in all areas of technology

Selected Contents Introduction to Nanophotonics. Computational Nanophotonics with Applications in Engineering. Computational Nanophotonics with Applications in Physics. Computational Nanophotonics with Applications in Chemistry. Computational Nanophotonics with Applications in Biology. Computational Nanophotonics with Applications in Medicine. Computational Nanophotonics with Applications in Aerospace. Future Directions: Opportunities and Challenges in Nanophotonics. Business Applications and Commercialization in Nanophotonics.

Lorenzo Pavesi University of Trento, Povo di Trento, Italy Series in Optics and Optoelectronics

Edited by a leader in the field, this book describes silicon photonics from the basics to integrated systems and applications. It covers a broad spectrum from the theory to applications, emphasizing passive and active photonic devices, fabrication, integration and the convergence with CMOS technology. The book includes contributions from other leading players to provide the first handbook on the subject, and at a time when the field is mature enough to warrant a single volume providing a complete overview of theory, applications, systems, and technology.

Selected Contents Group IV Materials Guided Light in Silicon-Based Materials Off-Chip Coupling Multichannel Silicon Photonic Devices Nonlinear Optics in Silicon Long-Wavelength Photonic Circuits Photonic Crystals Silicon-Based Light Sources Optical Modulation Photodetectors Hybrid and Heterogeneous Photonic Integration Fabrication of Silicon Photonics Devices Convergence between Photonics and CMOS Silicon Photonics for Biology Silicon-Based Photovoltaics Catalog no. K11631, April 2013, c. 849 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3610-1, $169.95 / £108.00 Also available as an eBook

Catalog no. K15525, July 2013, c. 496 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-5876-2, $169.95 / £108.00 Also available as an eBook

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Nanotechnology Silicon Photonics for Telecommunications and Biomedicine Edited by

Sasan Fathpour University of Central Florida, Orlando, USA


Novel Advances in Microsystems Technologies and their Applications Edited by

Laurent A. Francis

Bahram Jalali

Université catholique de Louvain - ICTEAM Institute, Belgium

University of California, Los Angeles, USA

Krzysztof Iniewski

Focusing on the important obstacles to making silicon photonics a viable commercial reality, this book introduces major developments in the field. Worldwide experts clearly explain associated fundamentals and state-of-the-art approaches. After a historical review, the text discusses the critical areas of silicon wire waveguides, piezoelectric tuning of silicon’s optical properties, and short-pulse techniques in silicon photonics. It also addresses mid-wavelength infrared applications, biosensing applications, growth techniques, hybrid lasers on silicon, and energy harvesting.

CMOS Emerging Technologies, Inc., Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

• Offers a concise and broadly accessible introduction • Covers basic concepts and state-of-the-art techniques along with an authoritative historical overview of the field • Presents a balanced perspective on the key challenges that must be overcome in order to push the field into the next stage of commercial products • Includes detailed discussions of silicon wire waveguides, optical parametric effects, stress and piezoelectric tuning, and more

Selected Contents Silicon Photonics—The Evolution of Integration. Silicon Plasmonic Waveguides. Stress and Piezoelectric Tuning of Silicon's Optical Properties. Pulse Shaping and Applications of Two-Photon Absorption. Theory of Silicon Raman Amplifiers and Lasers. Silicon Photonics for Biosensing Applications. Mid-Wavelength Infrared Silicon Photonics for HighPower and Biomedical Applications. Novel III-V on Silicon Growth Techniques. Hybrid III-V Lasers on Silicon. Three-Dimensional Integration of CMOS and Photonics. Nonlinear Photovoltaics and Energy Harvesting. Computer-Aided Design for CMOS Photonics. Index. Catalog no. K10318, December 2011, 444 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0637-1, $104.95 / £66.99 Also available as an eBook

The book has two purposes. First, it assembles the latest research in the field of microelectronics technology in one place. Second, it exposes the reader to myriad applications that microelectronics technology has enabled. The book is meant for advanced graduate research work or for academicians and researchers. The book has wide appeal, including for practicing engineers, academicians, research scientists, and senior graduate students. Microelectronics today has a widespread application range, from cell phones, computers, and displays to smart grids, electric cars, and space shuttles. Catalog no. K15905, August 2013, c. 648 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-6066-6, $159.95 / £99.00 Also available as an eBook

Fourier Modal Method and Its Applications in Computational Nanophotonics Hwi Kim, Junghyun Park, and Byoungho Lee “[The authors] provide researchers and graduate students with a detailed mathematical framework for the sound numerical analysis of nanophotonics phenonema as well as the practical skills and source code required for implementing the Fourier model method on MATLAB.” —SciTech News, Vol. 66, September 2012

Co-authored by well-known experts in the field, this book is a complete guide to the principles and detailed mathematics of the up-to-date Fourier modal method of optical analysis. It takes readers through the implementation of MATLAB® codes for practical modeling of well-known and promising nanophotonic structures. Catalog no. 88386, March 2012, 326 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-8838-0, $179.95 / £114.00 Also available as an eBook


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Nanotechnology Practical Applications of Microresonators in Optics and Photonics Edited by

Andrey B. Matsko Independent Contractor, Pasadena, California, USA

Assembling an international team of experts, this book reports on progress in the rapidly growing field of monolithic micro- and nanoresonators. Catalog no. 65785, March 2009, 585 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-6578-7, $167.95 / £107.00 Also available as an eBook

Microoptics and Nanooptics Fabrication Edited by

Shanalyn Kemme


Nanoantenna Plasmon-Enhanced Spectroscopies for Biotechnological Applications Edited by

Marc Lamy de la Chapelle Université Paris 13, Bobigny, France

Annemarie Pucci Kirchhoff-Institut für Physik, Heidelberg, Germany

This book concentrates on the various fields related to the development of a nanobiosensor and presents the latest information from renowned experts. Catalog no. N10570, January 2013, 452 pp. ISBN: 978-981-4303-61-3, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook


Nanoplasmonics Vasily Klimov

Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

Lebedev Physical Institute of Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow

Advancements in micronanooptical fabrication technologies have led to the next generation of optical components. This book explores this vital relationship, detailing fabrication processes as they affect a micro or nanooptical component's intended performance.

This book presents, for the first time, both the physical principles and mathematical descriptions of main nanoplasmonic effects that now are scattered over thousands of research articles.

Catalog no. DK5844, August 2009, 232 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8493-3676-8, $146.95 / £94.00 Also available as an eBook


Nanophotonics Devices, Circuits, and Systems Preecha Yupapin

Catalog no. N10693, May 2013, c. 250 pp. ISBN: 978-981-4267-16-8, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook


Handbook of Molecular Plasmonics Edited by

King Mongkut's Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand

Fabio Della Sala and Stefania D'Agostino

This book investigates the behavior of light (light pulse) within the micro- and nanoscale device (ring resonator), which can be integrated to form the device, circuits, and systems that can be used for atom/molecule trapping and transportation, optical transistor, fast calculation devices (optical gate), nanoscale communication and networks, and energy storage, etc.

National Nanotechnology Laboratory, Lecce, Italy

Catalog no. N10552, January 2013, 400 pp. ISBN: 978-981-4364-36-2, $149.95 / £95.00

This handbook is a comprehensive overview on the physics of the plasmon–emitter interaction, ranging from electromagnetism to quantum mechanics, from metal-enhanced fluorescence to surface-enhanced Raman scattering, from optical microscopy to synthesis of metal nanoparticles. Catalog no. N10587, May 2013, c. 450 pp. ISBN: 978-981-4303-20-0, $179.95 / £114.00 Also available as an eBook

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Introduction to BioMEMS Albert Folch

Fundamentals of Laser Micromachining Ronald Schaeffer

University of Washington, Seattle, USA

PhotoMachining, Inc., Pelham, New Hampshire, USA

“The field has been waiting for a true textbook that provides a practical, historical, authoritative and comprehensive introduction to bioMEMS. It has finally arrived, courtesy of Albert Folch, complete with PowerPoint lectures and thoughtful homework questions. I highly recommend it.”

“… a very usable guide for those working in the field of microfabrication machining. And I expect the well-edited index will prove to be a frequently used aid to those working in the technology.”

—David J. Beebe, University of Wisconsin–Madison

“... a monumental achievement which brings an authoritative and comprehensive account to the rapidly growing, multidisciplinary field of bioMEMS. Many working scientists and engineers as well as students will find this book fascinating.” —Mehmet Toner, Helen Andrus Benedict Professor of Bioengineering, Harvard Medical School

“... successfully integrates microfabrication and the physics of microfluidics with numerous biological applications. It provides a visual feast of images that lead to a comprehensive understanding of many complex concepts.” —Dr. Fawwaz Habbal, Harvard University

“With extensive citations of the current literature, explanations that really put the technology in context, clear enunciation of the motivations for miniaturization, and historical perspective, the author has made the material very accessible and clear … . I definitely recommend this textbook for bioengineering students.” —Professor Karen C. Cheung, University of British Columbia

This classroom-tested book—in color throughout —covers the whole breadth of this dynamic field, including classical microfabrication, microfluidics, tissue engineering, cell-based and noncell-based devices, and implantable systems. • Includes over 400 color figures, problem sets, design challenges, and key references • Offers downloadable PowerPoint slides for instructors An instructor's manual is available upon qualifying course adoption.

Catalog no. K10966, August 2012, 528 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1839-8, $89.95 / £57.99 Also available as an eBook

—David Belforte, Industrial Laser Solutions for Manufacturing, July 2012

This work explains how laser technology is applied to precision micromachining. It provides the foundation to achieve cost-effectiveness, the best edge quality, and the highest resolution in small-scale industrial laser machining. The author compares various laser sources, addresses topics crucial to obtaining good processing results, and covers real-world applications. He also examines the processing of many common materials, such as metals, silicon, ceramics, and glasses. • Assesses multiple laser sources and compares lasers to other processing methods • Describes many optical configurations used in high-resolution laser materials processing • Examines the effects of light–material interaction • Discusses hardware and safety aspects of a laser micromachining station • Presents special processing techniques, including micromarking and in-volume selective laser etching • Covers applications in the electronics, aerospace, medical, renewable energy, and automobile industries • Explores common materials used for materials processing as well as metrology and cleaning techniques • Provides problems and answers corresponding to each chapter A solutions manual is available upon qualifying course adoption.

Selected Contents Introduction. Laser Theory and Operation. Optics. Light–Material Interaction. System Integration. Discussion of Some Processing Techniques. Applications. Materials. Metrology and Cleaning. Conclusion. Appendix. Index. Catalog no. K12779, April 2012, 260 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-6055-7, $99.95 / £63.99 Also available as an eBook


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MEMS Nanofabrication Handbook Edited by

Stefano Cabrini Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, USA

Satoshi Kawata Osaka University, Japan

“… expertly integrated … The book is suitable for researchers and engineers in a variety of disciplines. I highly recommend it as a comprehensive introduction to nanofabrication techniques.” —Barry R. Masters, Optics & Photonics News

“... a broad topical introduction to nanofabrication methods and applications. It is rich with illustrations and the authors of the individual chapters have made a real effort to introduce readers to the basic concepts in understandable terms while also capturing the current leading edge in their field. The amazing micrographs of prototype structures that are documented throughout the pages offer an inspiring snapshot of the many and varied accomplishments of the researchers working in these technology development and application fields … The style used by the authors will allow this volume to serve as a solid introduction to methods in current use in nanoscale research while the breadth of topics will also permit experienced practitioners to learn about methods and applications outside their own areas of experience.” —Donald Tennant, Director of Operations, Cornell NanoScale Science and Technology Facility

“An impressive work covering all the important nanofabrication topics and contents … Highly recommended.” —Professor Din Ping Tsai, National Taiwan University

Selected Contents Standard Lithography: Introduction to Nanofabrication. Electron Beam Lithography. Nanolithography with Focused Ion Beams. Focused Ion Beam and Electron Beam Deposition. PlasmaAssisted Pattern Transfer at the Nanoscale. Optical Lithography. Soft X-Ray Lithography. Simulations in Micro- and Nanofabrication. New Lithographic Techniques: Nanoimprint Lithography. Scanning Probe Lithography. Two-Photon Lithography. Colloidal Inorganic Nanocrystals: Synthesis and Controlled Assembly. Directed Self Assembly. SelfAssembled DNA Nanostructures and DNA Devices. Emerging New Approaches. Nanofabrication Applications: Nano-Electro-Mechanical Systems (NEMS). Micro- and Nanofluidics. Fabrication of Nanophotonic Structures. Patterning Magnetic Nanostructures with Ions. Plasmonic Metamaterials. Nanoelectronics. Manipulation and Nanostructuring for Biological Applications. Catalog no. 90526, February 2012, 546 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-9052-9, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook


MEMS Packaging and Technology Edited by

Vikas Choudhary Analog Devices, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Krzysztof Iniewski CMOS Emerging Technologies, Inc., Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Written by international experts, this book presents the latest research in the field of MEMS technology and the myriad applications that it has enabled. The text covers automotive, consumer, communication, and medical applications of MEMs. Some of the applications discussed include high-precision on-chip integrated oscillators for reference generations, gyroscopes in cameras for optical image stabilization, radio communication, bio-implantable kidneys, and mobile phones. Other chapters address MEMS packaging and resonators, providing a fundamental understanding to enable novel applications. A chapter outlines the historical evolution of current nano micro systems. Catalog no. K15054, June 2013, c. 472 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-1581-9, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook

Fundamentals of Microfabrication and Nanotechnology Third Edition, Three-Volume Set Marc J. Madou University of California, Irvine, USA

"… offers the widest and yet the most detailed coverage of all essential and fundamental aspects of microfabrication and nanotechnology. The author has done an excellent and remarkable job in synthesizing such diverse material under a single umbrella." —Suman Chakraborty, IIT Kharagpur, India

"Professor Madou has made an incredible contribution to the MEMS/NEMS global community in writing this series of books." —Nico de Rooij, Director, Institute of Microengineering, EPFL, Switzerland

Thoroughly revised and updated, this perennial bestseller lays the foundation for comprehensive theoretical and practical understanding of MEMS and NEMS. A solutions manual, instructor’s manual, and figure slides are available upon qualifying course adoption.

Catalog no. 3180, August 2011, 1992 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8493-3180-0, $259.95 / £166.00

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Imaging Forthcoming


Ultra-Realistic Imaging

Handbook of 3D Machine Vision

Advanced Techniques in Analogue and Digital Colour Holography

Optical Metrology and Imaging

Hans Bjelkhagen

Iowa State University, Ames, USA

Hansholo Consulting Ltd

Edited by

Song Zhang Series in Optics and Optoelectronics

David BrothertonRatcliffe Geola Digital uab

Ultra-high resolution holograms are now finding commercial and industrial applications in such areas as holographic maps, 3D medical imaging, and consumer devices. This handbook provides complete coverage of real-time colour holographic processes and applications. In addition to discussing the optics and theory behind these holographic systems, the book details laser technologies, recording devices, data acquisition and processing techniques, and materials for reproduction. Leading researchers in the field cover both digital and analogue colour holography as well as real-time displays, CW lasers, and digital holographic printing. • Provides comprehensive coverage of dynamic holography • Includes colour images throughout the text • Discusses data acquisition techniques, hologram materials, and applications

Selected Contents Ultra-Realistic Imaging and Its Historical Origin in Display Holography. Lippmann Photography. Continuous Wave Lasers for Colour Holography. Recording Materials for Colour Holography. Analogue Colour Holography. Pulsed Lasers for Holography. Digital Colour Holography. Digital Holographic Printing: Data Preparation, Theory and Algorithms. Digital Holographic Printing: Computational Methods for Full-Parallax Holograms. Image Data Creation and Acquisition for Digital Display Holograms. Theoretical Basis for High-Fidelity Display Holograms. Diffraction Efficiency: An Alternative Approach Using the PSM Model. Illumination of Colour Holograms. Applications of Ultra-Realistic Holographic Imaging. Acronyms. Appendices: Historical Origins of Display Holography: Spreading Awareness. History of the Geola Organisation. Active Cavity Length Stabilisation in Pulsed Neodymium Lasers. Aberration Correction by Image Predistortion in Digital Hologram. MAXScript Holocam Program. Design Study of Compact RGB LED Hologram Illumination Source. Bilinear and Bicubic Interpolation.

Choosing from the numerous 3D vision methods available can be frustrating for scientists and engineers, especially without a comprehensive resource to consult. Filling this gap, this handbook gives an in-depth look at the most popular 3D imaging techniques. Written by key players in the field and inventors of important imaging technologies, it helps you understand the core of 3D imaging technology and choose the proper 3D imaging technique for your needs. For each technique, the book provides its mathematical foundations, summarizes its successful applications, and discusses its limitations. • Covers the most extensively used 3D imaging techniques in one book • Explores novel industrial and scientific applications • Gives you insights from the inventors and major players of many imaging technologies • Provides thorough details for each technology, including advantages, limitations, and suitable applications • Includes numerous black-and-white and color figures

Selected Contents Stereo Vision. 3D Shapes from Speckle. Spacetime Stereo. Stereo Particle Imaging Velocimetry Techniques: Technical Basis, System Setup, and Application. Basic Concepts.Digital Holography for 3D Metrology. 3D Dynamic Shape Measurement Using the Grating Projection Technique. Interferometry. Superfast 3D Profilometry with Digital Fringe Projection and Phase-Shifting Techniques. Time-of-Flight Techniques. Uniaxial 3D Shape Measurement. Three-Dimensional Ultrasound Imaging. Optical Coherence Tomography for Imaging Biological Tissue. Three-Dimensional Endoscopic Surface Imaging Techniques. Biometrics Using 3D Vision Techniques. Index. Catalog no. K13321, March 2013, 414 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-7219-2, $159.95 / £99.00 Also available as an eBook

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Imaging Theoretical Foundations of Digital Imaging Using MATLAB ®

Leonid P. Yaroslavsky Tel Aviv University, Israel Chapman & Hall/CRC Mathematical and Computational Imaging Sciences Series

Helping readers master digital imaging, this text presents a unified theoretical basis for understanding and designing methods of imaging and image processing. Designed for newcomers to imaging science and engineering, the book covers the subject in its entirety, from image formation to image perfecting. The author avoids using heavy mathematics and derives all formulas in full detail. To facilitate a deeper understanding of the major results, the book includes a number of exercises supported by MATLAB® programs, with the code available at • Emphasizes the connection between the original analog nature of images and image transformations and their computer implementation • Supports all mathematical formulations by their physical interpretation • Avoids using heavy mathematics • Derives all formulas in full detail without skipping intermediate steps • Supports concepts and algorithms with interactive MATLAB exercises at the end of each chapter • Provides downloadable MATLAB files for the exercises at

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X-Ray Imaging Fundamentals, Industrial Techniques, and Applications Harry E. Martz and Daniel J. Schneberk Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, USA

Clint M. Logan Pleasanton, California, USA

Peter J. Shull The Pennsylvania State University, Altoona, USA

While books on the medical applications of x-ray imaging exist, there is not one currently available that focuses on industrial applications. Full of color images that show clear spectrometry and rich with applications, X-Ray Imaging fills the need for a comprehensive work on modern industrial x-ray imaging. It reviews the fundamental science of x-ray imaging and addresses equipment and system configuration. Useful to a broad range of radiation imaging practitioners, the book looks at the rapid development and deployment of digital x-ray imaging system. • Details work being done at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory • Presents the fundamental principles of x-ray imaging • Covers basic equations, methods, and system configuration • Includes various application examples, such as inspections of fuel pipelines, chemical pipelines, and weapons


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Mathematical Preliminaries

NDE Introduction. X-Ray History. Radiography’s Role. Photon Fundamentals. Non-Photon Radiation Imaging. Radiation Transport Modeling. Radiation Dosimetry, Safety, and Shielding. Radiation Sources. Radiation Detectors. Imaging Dimensionality. Scatter, Collimators, Motion Control, and Computers. Digital Radiography and Computed Tomography. Image Quality. Special Techniques. Selected Applications. Glossary. Variables. References.

Image Digitization Discrete Signal Transformations Digital Image Formation and Computational Imaging Image Resampling and Building Continuous Image Models Image Parameter Estimation: Case Study— Localization of Objects in Images Image Perfecting Index

Catalog no. 9772, October 2013, 500 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8493-9772-1, $169.95 / £108.00 Also available as an eBook

Catalog no. K12836, November 2012, 511 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-6140-0, $99.95 / £63.99 Also available as an eBook

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Lens Design

Photoacoustic Imaging and Spectroscopy

Fourth Edition

Edited by

Milton Laikin

Lihong V. Wang

Laikin Optical Corporation, Marina Del Rey, California, USA

Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, USA

Series: Optical Science and Engineering

Series: Optical Science and Engineering

Featuring more than 700 references, equations, tables, and drawings, this highly lauded and best-selling reference emphasizes practical designs of over 30 lens systems, including single-element, two-element achromats, air-spaced triplets, projection lenses, and sophisticated wide-angle and zoom lenses. It comes with software that supplies starting solutions for computer optimization programs lens prescriptions and several shorter programs to compute the refractive index of glasses from a variety of manufacturers, create lens drawings, perform zoom computations, do test glass fitting, and calculate third-order solutions for single lenses, achromats, and triplets.

While photoacoustic imaging is probably the fastest growing biomedical imaging technology, this is the first comprehensive volume in this emerging field to cover both the physics and the noninvasive applications that are changing diagnostic medicine. Photoacoustic Imaging and Spectroscopy examines this exciting area of research, offering complete coverage of photoacoustic, optoacoustic, and thermoacoustic imaging. Featuring 200 illustrations, this volume illustrates the superiority of photoacoustic images over x-ray and ultrasonic images. It also discusses all potential applications of photoacoustic technology, including biomedical applications.

Catalog no. K15086, January 2012, 512 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-1702-8, $169.95 / £108.00

Catalog no. 59912, March 2009, 518 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-5991-5, $167.95 / £107.00 Also available as an eBook

The Image Processing Handbook

High Resolution Optical Satellite Imagery

Sixth Edition John C. Russ North Carolina State University, Raleigh, USA

"…a welcome addition to any reference shelf. Experienced researchers as well as novices will turn to it often to learn about imaging, while for students it provides a gentle yet thorough introduction, appropriate at either the undergraduate or graduate level, to a set of techniques that are used in as many wide-ranging disciplines as microscopy itself. Highly recommended, the book is extremely readable and captures the style of an experienced, knowledgeable teacher." —Lou Ross, Electron Microscopy Core, University of Missouri, Columbia, Microscopy and Microanalysis

Catalog no. K11875, April 2011, 885 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4045-0, $179.95 / £115.00

Ian Dowman, Karsten Jacobsen, Gottfried Konecny, and Rainer Sandau This is a comprehensive guide to the characteristics and use of high resolution optical images from satellite-borne sensors, concentrating on sensors designed for mapping. It considers in detail the SPOT series of satellites and sensors with a ground sample distance (GSD) of less than 15m. The book explains how high-resolution imagery is obtained and the issues surrounding its collection and use. It covers the fundamentals of mapping from imagery, followed by the key features in the design of sensors and methods of data storage and transmission, including data compression. Catalog no. N10514, July 2012, 256 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-9444-6, $119.95

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Energy Applications Solar and Infrared Radiation Measurements Frank Vignola University of Oregon, Eugene, USA

Joseph Michalsky US Department of Commerce/NOAA, Boulder, Colorado, USA

Thomas Stoffel National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Louisville, Colorado, USA

"... fills a significant gap in the literature, providing updated information about the latest radiation measurement instrumentation and guidelines for its use. Another advantage of the new book is that it is structured as a textbook, including questions for the student at the end of each chapter, which increases its appeal beyond a reference for specialists." —Laura Hinkelman, PhD, University of Washington

"… the first comprehensive treatment of measurement and instrumentation of solar and infrared radiation. … a well-organized approach to covering the topics including important concepts, physics principles, classical operational radiometry, state of the art technologies for solar and meteorological measurements, solar monitoring station, etc. … not only a suitable textbook for academic researchers and solar engineering students, but also an indispensable resource for solar systems engineers ..." —Prof. Xin Wang, PhD, Oregon Institute of Technology, Klamath Falls, USA

"… provides the type of details needed for engineering a solar radiation monitoring system, including a history of devices used, detailed descriptions of the state-of-the-art devices, methods of calibration and uncertainty estimation, setup of a solar monitoring station, and manufacturers who can provide the equipment." —Frank Rytkonen, P.E., Oregon Institute of Technology, Portland, USA

This reference explores the various types of solar radiation measurements and how they operate. The book gives the reader a step-by-step approach to the set-up, operation, and maintenance of a solar monitoring station. The book provides the background and terminology needed to understand the uses and requirements of various solar monitoring radiometers, and it gives an overview of the various solar radiation instruments.

Industrial Applications of Laser Diagnostics Yoshihiro Deguchi University of Tokushima, Japan

With numerous real-world industrial examples, this cohesive work reviews current laser-based techniques as applied to industrial monitoring and diagnostics. It covers regulations, safety and environmental issues, and a range of modern applications in industrial physics and engineering. The book focuses on laserinduced fluorescence, laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy, tunable diode laser absorption spectroscopy, time-of-flight mass spectroscopy, and optical fiber sensing technology. It also explores industrial products that address environmental and safety requirements. • Contains many real-life examples from a wide range of industries, including a commercial incinerator and a power plant • Discusses a variety of techniques, along with their implementation and cost analysis • Explores modern optical fiber technologies

Selected Contents Introduction Application Codes of Laser Diagnostics to Industrial Systems LIF, LII, and Photo Fragment Fluorescence LIBS Raman and CARS TDLAS TOFMS Laser Velocimetries and Particle Sizings Optical Fiber Sensing Appendix Index Catalog no. K12464, December 2011, 302 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-5337-5, $146.95 / £94.00 Also available as an eBook

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Energy Applications Nitride Phosphors and Solid-State Lighting Rong-Jun Xie, Yuan Qiang Li, Naoto Hirosaki, and Hajime Yamamoto Series in Optics and Optoelectronics

Drawing on the authors’ extensive experimental work, this book 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. It collects the latest data and trends on LED phosphors and discusses the use of new white LED lamps for general illumination and LCD backlighting. Covering novel luminescent materials, the book brings readers up to date on the evolving field of solid-state lighting.

Selected Contents Introduction to Solid-State Lighting. Basics of SolidState Lighting. Basics of White Light-Emitting Diodes (LEDs). Applications of Solid-State Lighting. Introduction to Luminescence. Classification of Optical Processes. Fundamentals of Luminescence. Luminescent Centers. Measurement of Luminescence. Traditional Phosphors in White LEDs. Requirements for Phosphors in White LEDs. Classification of Phosphors. Photoluminescent Properties of Traditional Phosphors. Nitride Phosphors in White LEDs. Classification and Crystal Chemistry of Nitride Compounds. Nitride Phosphors. Tunable Luminescence of Nitride Phosphors. Synthesis of Nitride Phosphors. Structural Analysis of Nitride Phosphors. X-Ray Diffraction and Rietveld Refinement. Electron Microscopy Observations. XANES/EXAFS Techniques. First-Principles Calculations. Molecular Orbital (MO) Cluster Calculations. Some Key Issues in Understanding Nitride Phosphors. Introduction. Absorption and Luminescence Transitions at Long Wavelength. Quantum Efficiency and Thermal Quenching. Effects of Lattice Imperfections on Luminescence Properties. Applications of Nitride Phosphors in White LEDs. White LEDs for Lighting/General Lighting. White LEDs for LCD Backlights. Index Catalog no. K11473, June 2011, 348 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3011-6, $146.95 / £94.00 Also available as an eBook

Nanotechnology for Photovoltaics Edited by

Loucas Tsakalakos General Electric- Global Research Center, Niskayuna, New York, USA

"I have recommended the text to others and consider it to be a very nice snapshot of a wide range of activity in the photovoltaics arena." —Professor David Tanenbaum, Pomona College, Claremont, California, USA

As a result of resurgent interest in renewable energy systems, the application of nanotechnology to photovoltaics has seen major advances in recent years. This book describes such efforts with an emphasis on practical demonstrations and discussions of the associated technical challenges. Each chapter offers a brief review of the nanostructure class considered, key applications beyond photovoltaics, and synthetic methods. The text also addresses the advantages and disadvantages of each nanostructure approach. Chapters dealing with physics and the properties of nanostructures provide sufficient background to understand the basic principles underlying extant and future strategies. • Describes the latest efforts in applying nanotechnology to photovoltaics with an emphasis on practical aspects • Provides the necessary background principles, such as the properties of nanostructures as related to photovoltaic technologies • Reviews the development, major applications, advantages, and disadvantages of each nanostructure class • Demonstrates how nanotechnology in photovoltaics impacts performance and cost • Discusses the challenges ahead with particular attention to scale-up and nanomanufacturing issues

Selected Contents Introduction to Advanced Solar Cells and Photovoltaics. Optical Properties of Nanostructures. Electrical Properties of Nanostructures and Contacts. Photovoltaic Physics at the Nanoscale. Bulk Inorganic Nanocomposite Solar Cells. Nanostructured Organic Solar Cells. Quantum Well Solar Cells. Nanowire Solar Cells. Quantum Dot Solar Cells. Nanoparticles and Quantum Dots for Solar Spectrum Conversion. Nanoplasmonics for Photovoltaic Applications. Processing and Manufacturing Methods for Nanostructured Photovoltaic Devices. Catalog no. 76744, March 2010, 458 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-7674-5, $129.95 / £83.00 Also available as an eBook


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Optical Modeling and Simulation of Thin-Film Photovoltaic Devices Janez Krˇc and Marko Topiˇc University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

• Focuses on optical modeling and simulation of thin-film PV devices • Provides a clearly written, detailed summary of fundamentals and current optical modeling approaches • Covers special numerical simulations and modeling approaches that must be applied to thin-film PV devices • Discusses the design, analysis, and optimization of optical concepts of thin-film solar cells by means of optical simulations with oneand two-dimensional optical models • Addresses one-dimensional semicoherent optical models and input/output parameters Catalog no. K10971, April 2013, c. 272 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1849-7, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook

Solar Radiation Practical Modeling for Renewable Energy Applications Daryl Ronald Myers National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Arvada, Colorado, USA

“... provides a unique balance of a theoretical treatment and practical application for a broad readership interested in learning and using the latest information on solar radiation modeling. The scope is comprehensive, giving the reader everything from the subject fundamentals to the numerical recipes and technical references for further study. The treatment of uncertainty and the ‘modeler’s toolbox’ formed by the appendices are reason enough to have this book.” —Tom Stoffel, U.S. National Renewable Energy Laboratory

“… a relevant and well-structured tour through the ever-increasing array of radiometric modeling techniques available to researchers. … an indispensable guide to practitioners and teachers by one of the leading authorities on solar resource modeling.” —Michael Brooks, University of KwaZulu-Natal

Catalog no. K14452, March 2013, 210 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-0294-9, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook

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