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Contents Radar ......................................................................3 Communications....................................................4 Electromagnetics ....................................................6 Nano ......................................................................8 Optics & Photonics ..............................................10 Physics of Lasers, Optics, & Optoelectronics ......15 Page 3

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Lasers....................................................................18 Textbooks in Optics & Photonics ........................20 Textbooks in Electromagnetics ............................23 The Optics and Photonics Series..........................24 Forthcoming in the Optical Sciences and Applications of Light Series ....................................26 Call for Authors ....................................................27

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Radar Solar and Infrared Radiation Measurements

Ultrawideband Radar

Frank Vignola

Applications and Design

Joseph Michalsky

Edited by

University of Oregon, Eugene, USA US Department of Commerce/NOAA, Boulder, Colorado, USA

James D. Taylor

Thomas Stoffelx

This book outlines the latest advances in the theory, design, and implementation of ultrawideband (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. Detailing their potential for use in medicine, security, and other key areas, the book covers topics including the technology’s history and government regulation internationally. It also discusses propagation theory and examples of precision ranging as applied to material penetration, imaging, and additional medical applications.

National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Louisville, Colorado, USA

The rather specialized field of solar and infrared radiation measurement has become more and more important in the face of growing demands by the renewable energy and climate change research communities for data that are more accurate and have increased temporal and spatial resolution. Updating decades of acquired knowledge in the field, Solar and Infrared Radiation Measurements details the strengths and weaknesses of instruments used to conduct such solar and infrared radiation measurements. Topics covered include: • Radiometer design and performance • Equipment calibration, installation, operation, and maintenance • Data quality assessment • Methods to use measured data to estimate irradiance for any surface With a broad range of content that will benefit students and more experienced readers alike, this resource serves as a primer and technical reference that presents the basic terminology and fundamentals for resource assessment. It explores the history of solar radiation instruments and addresses direct normal, global, diffuse, and tilted measurements, as well as the characteristics of instruments used for these measurements. The authors consider methods of assessing the uncertainty of solar measurements and then cover albedo, infrared, net, and spectral irradiance measurements and instrumentation. The book devotes a section to other meteorological instruments, and another to the basics for installing and operating a solar monitoring station. Appendices include information on solar resource assessment modeling and satellite-derived irradiance, along with other useful material. Catalog no. K12386, June 2012, 410 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-5189-0, $119.95 / £76.99 Also available as eBook

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

Catalog no. 89862, May 2012, 536 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-8986-8, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as eBook

Polarimetric Radar Imaging From Basics to Applications Jong-Sen Lee

Retired - Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC, USA

Eric Pottier

Université de Rennes, France Series: Optical Science and Engineering

This hands-on book presents polarimetric radar imaging and processing techniques and shows how to develop remote sensing applications using polarimetric imaging radar. It introduces polarimetric scattering mechanisms, speckle statistics and speckle filtering, polarimetric information analysis and extraction techniques, and applications typical to radar polarimetric remote sensing, such as terrain and forest classification. The authors focus on Cloude and Pottier target decomposition theory as well as the complex Wishart distribution. They also offer sample PolSAR data sets and software available for download. Catalog no. 5497X, February 2009, 422 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-5497-2, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as eBook

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Communications Optical Wireless Communications System and Channel Modelling with MATLAB® Z. Ghassemlooy

Pervasive Communications Handbook Edited by

Syed Ijlal Ali Shah

Northumbria University, UK

Freescale Semiconductors, Austin, Texas, USA

W. Popoola

Mohammad Ilyas

Edinburgh University, UK

Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, USA

S. Rajbhandari

Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

Detailing a systems approach, Optical Wireless Communications: System and Channel Modelling with MATLAB®, is a self-contained volume that concisely and comprehensively covers the theory and technology of optical wireless communications systems (OWC) in a way that is suitable for undergraduate and graduate-level students, as well as researchers and professional engineers. Incorporating MATLAB throughout, the authors highlight past and current research activities to illustrate optical sources, transmitters, detectors, receivers, and other devices used in optical wireless communications. They also discuss both indoor and outdoor environments, discussing how different factors—including various channel models—affect system performance and mitigation techniques. In addition, this book broadly covers crucial aspects of OWC systems: • Fundamental principles of OWC • Devices and systems • Modulation techniques and schemes (including polarization shift keying) • Channel models and system performance analysis • Emerging visible light communications • Terrestrial free space optics communication • Use of infrared in indoor OWC One entire chapter explores the emerging field of visible light communications, and others describe techniques for using theoretical analysis and simulation to mitigate channel impact on system performance. Additional topics include wavelet denoising, artificial neural networks, and spatial diversity. Content also covers different challenges encountered in OWC, as well as outlining possible solutions and current research trends. A major attraction of the book is the presentation of MATLAB simulations and codes, which enable readers to execute extensive simulations and better understand OWC in general. Catalog no. K12384, July 2012, 575 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-5188-3, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as eBook


Hussein T. Mouftah

University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

In an emergency, availability of the pervasive communications environment could mean the difference between life and death. Possibly one of the first guides to comprehensively explore these futuristic omnipresent communications networks, the Pervasive Communications Handbook addresses current technology (i.e., MAC protocols and P2P-based VoD architecture) and developments expected in the very near future, when most people and places will be virtually connected through a constant and perpetual exchange of information. This monumental advance in communications is set to dramatically change daily life, in areas ranging from healthcare, transportation, and education to commerce and socialization. Features: • Provides technical detail on technology, architecture, and applications, covering both existing and future developments • Addresses model-based testing from various perspectives, combining aspects of embedded systems and software • Reinforces coverage of basic concepts with exploration of highly advanced research • Clarifies theory and practice associated with test specification and validation of complex software-intensive embedded systems • Includes detailed examples from industry to illustrate real-world solutions • Presents a global view of current practices in model-based testing, helping engineers choose the most appropriate solution With contributions from dozens of pioneering experts, this important reference discusses oneto-one, one-to-many, and many-to-one exchanges of information. Organized by the three key aspects—technology, architecture, and applications—the book explores enabling technologies, applications and services, location and mobility management, and privacy and trust. Catalog no. 51091, November 2011, 500 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-5109-4, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as eBook

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Communications Near-Earth Laser Communications Edited by

Hamid Hemmati

Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California, USA Series: Optical Science and Engineering

Principles of Electronic Communications Analog and Digital Edited by

With an emphasis on nearearth links including air, LEO, MEO, and GEO orbits rather than on terrestrial links, Near-Earth Laser Communications presents a summary of important free-space laser communication subsystem challenges and discusses potential ways to overcome such challenges. This comprehensive reference provides up-to-date information on component and subsystem technologies, fundamental limitations, and approaches to reach those limits. Highlighting key design variations and critical differences between them, this book is vital to those working with optical communications technology and also highlights optical communications work performed in the US, Europe, and Japan.

Pradip Kumar Ghosh

Catalog no. DK3188, March 2009, 418 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8247-5381-8, $149.95 / £96.00 Also available as eBook

Catalog no. UN6812, January 2008, 500 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-6812-2, $115.95 / £73.99

Digital Communications and Signal Processing

Murshidabad College of Engineering & Technology, West Bengal, India

Using a tutorial approach, this comprehensive text introduces the concepts of analog and digital communications. The language used is simple and easy to understand, and each chapter contains illustrative examples, exercises, workedout problems, and end-of-chapter questions which are drawn from recent examinations conducted by various technical institutes and universities. The multiple choice questions are particularly useful for making a quick assessment of comprehension of the concepts. This self-contained book is ideal for professionals and students pursuing courses in electronics and communications engineering or related disciplines.

Edited by

Antenna Theory and Microstrip Antennas

K. Vasudevan

D. G. Fang

Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur

Nanjing University of Science & Technology, Beijing, China

Examining theoretical and practical perspectives, this book covers a wide variety of topics in digital communications. Notable features include expression of the probability of error in terms of the Euclidean distance instead of the usual EbIN0 approach to the Viterbi algorithm. The book also discusses constellation shaping, shell mapping algorithm and root-raised cosine pulse shaping, and continuous phase frequency modulation where M-ary FSK and MSK are special cases. The book is well suited for a senior undergraduate to a graduate level course in communications theory. An accompanying CDROM contains C programs on Viterbi algorithm, shell mapping, and turbo codes.

With design optimization as a key focus, this book covers both antenna fundamentals and microstrip antenna. It includes a section on antenna theory that introduces two kinds of elementary linear sources, Huygen’s planar element, and also the analysis and synthesis of the discrete and continuous arrays formed by these elementary sources. In addition, it introduces the digital beam-forming antenna and smart antenna. The section on microstrip antenna discusses the cavity mode theory and also covers some related issues including the design of irregularly shaped patches and the analysis of mutual coupling.

Catalog no. UN6811, January 2008, 304 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-6811-5, $115.95 / £73.99

Catalog no. K10367, December 2009, 311 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0727-9, $107.95 / £69.99 Also available as eBook

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Electromagnetics 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

The field of electromagnetics has seen considerable advances in recent years, based on the wide applications of numerical methods for investigating electromagnetic fields, microwaves, and other devices. Wide-Band Slow-Wave Systems: Simulation and Applications presents new technical solutions and research results for the analysis, synthesis, and design of slow-wave structures for modern electronic devices with super-wide passbands. It makes available, for the first time in English, significant research from the past 20 years that was previously published only in Russian and Lithuanian. The authors examine electrodynamics, multiconductor lines, and numerical methods for the modeling, simulation, analysis, and design of various super-wide-band slow-wave structures, including helical, meander, and gutter-type systems. The book features: • The electrodynamic method for analysis of helical structures containing periodical inhomogeneities • The multiconductor line method for analysis of complex helical, meander, and gutter-type wide-band slow-wave structures • The method of moments for modeling and analysis of multiconductor lines containing a limited number of lines and meander structures with limited length • Use of powerful software systems Microwave Office®, MICROWAVE STUDIO®, and MATLAB® for modeling, analysis, and design • A synergy of various methods for investigating and designing wide-band slow-wave structures • Solution of specific problems related to the design of wide-band and super-wide-band electrodynamic delay and deflection systems

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

Because prevailing atmospheric/troposcopic conditions greatly influence radio wave propagation above 10 GHz, the unguided propagation of microwaves in the neutral atmosphere can directly impact many vital applications in science and engineering. These include transmission of intelligence, and radar and radiometric applications used to probe the atmosphere, among others. Where most books address either one or the other, Microwave Propagation and Remote Sensing: Atmospheric Influences with Models and Applications melds coverage of these two subjects to help readers develop solutions to the problems they present. This reference offers a brief, elementary account of microwave propagation through the atmosphere and discusses radiometric applications in the microwave band used to characterize and model atmospheric constituents, which is also known as remote sensing. Topics Covered Include: • Reflection, interference, polarization, and other key aspects of electromagnetic wave propagation • Radio refraction and its effects on propagation delay • Methodology of estimating water vapor attenuation using radiosonde data • Knowledge of rain structures and use of climatological patterns to estimate/measure attenuation of rain, snow, fog, and other prevalent atmospheric particles and human-made substances • Dual/multifrequency methodology to deal with the influence of clouds on radiometric attenuation

• Principles of computer-aided design of slow-wave structures

• Derived parameters of water, free space propagation, and conditions and variable constituents such as water vapor and vapor pressure, density, and ray bending

Catalog no. K13839, March 2012, 460 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-8154-5, $179.95 / £114.00 Also available as eBook

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Electromagnetics Electromagnetics of Time Varying Complex Media Frequency and Polarization Transformer, Second Edition

High-Frequency and Microwave Circuit Design Second Edition

Dikshitulu K. Kalluri

Charles Nelson

Completely revised and updated to reflect advances in the fields of materials science and electromagnetics, Electromagnetics of Time Varying Complex Media, Second Edition provides a comprehensive examination of topics of interest in the research community—including theory, numerical simulation, application, and experimental work. Written by a world leader in the research of frequency transformation in a time-varying magnetoplasma medium, the second edition of this bestselling reference discusses how to apply a time-varying medium to design a frequency and polarization transformer.

This thoroughly updated second edition explores the latest developments in communication engineering. Topics include the modulation and demodulation of circuits, CAD of microwave integrated circuits, frequency synthesis, switching converters, digital synthesizers, and laboratory test equipment. The author presents a unique introduction to scattering coefficients, addresses noise as the inevitable result of circuit temperature, and demystifies the useful characteristics of antennas. This edition includes more illustrations, exercises, worked examples, and a solutions manual, which make it an ideal university textbook or a practical reference guide for professionals.

University of Massachusetts, Lowell, USA

Catalog no. K10882, April 2010, 556 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1706-3, $159.95 / £99.00 Also available as eBook

Infrared-VisableUltraviolet Devices and Applications, Second Edition Edited by

Dave Birtalan

OPTEK Technology, Carrollton, Texas, USA

William Nunley

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

California State University, Sacramento, USA

Catalog no. 7562, October 2007, 176 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8493-7562-0, $119.95 / £76.99

Monte Carlo Methods for Electromagnetics Matthew N.O. Sadiku Prairie View A&M University, Texas, USA

Utilizing a practical and efficient engineering approach throughout, Optoelectronics: Infrared-Visible-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.

Written by one of the foremost researchers in the field, this book provides a solid understanding of Monte Carlo methods and their applications in electromagnetic computation. Including much of his own work, the author brings together essential information from several different publications. He presents Monte Carlo methods in a systematic way, providing solutions to Maxwell’s, Laplace’s, and Poisson’s equations using the finite difference method, Exodus method, and more. Supplying MATLAB® code for many examples, the text includes end-of-chapter problems and examples to highlight the application of Monte Carlo techniques in electromagnetics.

Catalog no. 6780X, April 2009, 300 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-6780-4, $159.95 / £99.00 Also available as eBook

Catalog no. K10058, April 2009, 240 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0071-3, $107.95 / £69.99 Also available as eBook

Series: Optical Science and Engineering

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Nano Microelectronics to Nanoelectronics Materials, Devices & Manufacturability Edited by

Applied Optics Fundamentals and Device Applications Nano, MOEMS, and Biotechnology Mark A. Mentzer

Anupama B. Kaul

National Science Foundation, Arlington, Virginia, USA

An integral part of any communications system, high-frequency and microwave design stimulates major progress in the wireless world and continues to serve as a foundation for the commercial wireless products we use every day. The exceptional pace of advancement in developing these systems stipulates that engineers be well versed in multiple areas of electronics engineering. With more illustrations, examples, and worked problems, High-Frequency and Microwave Circuit Design, Second Edition provides engineers with a diverse body of knowledge they can use to meet the needs of this rapidly progressing field. The book details the modulation and demodulation of circuits and relates resonant circuits to practical needs. The author provides a logical progression of material that moves from medium frequencies to microwave frequencies. He introduces rectangular waveguides as high-pass devices and explains conditions under which dielectric breakdown may limit the amount of power that may be transmitted in a completely expanded chapter. The section on antennas is completely updated to demystify the useful characteristic of antennas and relate their performance to the requirements of digital communication systems. Exploring the latest developments in communications engineering, this reference outlines a variety of topics using sufficient mathematical derivations and provides an overview of the concepts engineers need to understand current technologies and develop those of the future. Catalog no. K14730, August 2012, 463 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-0954-2, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as eBook

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

Applied Optics Fundamentals and Device Applications: Nano, MOEMS, and Biotechnology integrates coverage of the many disciplines and applications involved in optical engineering, and then examines their applications in nanobiotechnology. Written by a senior U.S. Army research scientist and pioneer in the field of optical engineering, this book addresses the exponential growth in materials, applications, and cross-functional relevance of the many convergent disciplines making optical engineering possible, including nanotechnology, MEMS, MOEMS, and biotechnology. Providing an unprecedented interdisciplinary perspective of optics technology, this book describes everything from core principles and fundamental relationships, to emerging technologies and practical application of devices and systems—including fiber-optic sensors, integrated and electrooptics, and specialized military applications. The author places special emphasis on: • Fiber sensor systems • Electro-optics and acousto-optics • Optical computing and signal processing • Optical device performance • Thin film magnetic memory • MEMS, MOEMS, nano- and bionanotechnologies • Optical diagnostics and imaging • Integrated optics • Design constraints for materials, manufacturing, and application space Bridging the technology gaps between interrelated fields, this reference is a powerful tool for students, engineers and scientists in the electrical, chemical, mechanical, biological, aerospace, materials, and optics fields. Catalog no. K11430, May 2011, 368 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-2906-6, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as eBook


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Introduction to Nonimaging Optics Julio Chaves

Light Prescriptions Innovators, Madrid, Spain Series: Optical Science and Engineering

“…a clear, self-contained and well organized introduction to Nonimaging Optics….will strongly contribute to the spread and understanding of Nonimaging Optics, helping engineers to find better solutions to many optical design problems where the transfer of light energy is critical.” —Juan C. Minaño and Pablo Benítez, Technical University of Madrid UPM, CEDINT, Spain, from the Foreword

The world’s insatiable consumption of energy must be met with new technologies that offer alternative, environmentally conscious sources of light and power. The relatively young field of nonimaging optics is an ideal tool for designing optimized solar energy collectors and illumination optics and holds great promise in the development of solid state lighting applications. Introduction to Nonimaging Optics provides the first entry-level resource on this rapidly developing field. The book is divided into two sections: the first one deals with nonimaging optics—its main concepts and design methods. The second summarizes general concepts, including rays and wave fronts, reflection and refraction, and symmetry. The author makes a point to relate nonimaging to other popular fields, such as thermodynamics, radiometry, photometry radiation heat transfer and classical mechanics. He also provides useful examples at the end of each chapter. Introduction to Nonimaging Optics invites newcomers to explore a growing field and delivers a comprehensive reference to those already working in optics, illumination engineering, or solar energy collection and concentration. Catalog no. 54295, May 2008, 560 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-5429-3, $159.95 / £99.00 Also available as eBook

Photonic MEMS Devices Design, Fabrication and Control Ai-Qun Liu

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore Series: Optical Science and Engineering

With a scope beyond traditional design and analysis, Photonic MEMS Devices introduces this research field, covering all aspects of engineering innovation, design, modeling, fabrication, control, and experimental implementation of devices. Building on the existing body of literature, this book presents new MEMS approaches on the micro- and nanoscale. Detailed descriptions of various photonic MEMS devices, such as tunable lasers, injection locked lasers, and light tuning switches, appear throughout the text along with actual experimental results. Catalog no. 45687, September 2008, 504 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-4568-0, $145.95 / £93.00 Also available as eBook

Practical Applications of Microresonators in Optics and Photonics Edited by

Andrey B. Matsko

Independent Contractor, Pasadena, California, USA Series: Optical Science and Engineering

This book reports on the progress in the rapidly growing field of monolithic micro- and nanoresonators. It opens with a chapter on photonic crystal-based resonators (nanocavities) and then goes on to describe resonators in which the closed trajectories of light are supported by any variety of total internal reflection in curved and polygonal transparent dielectric structures. A portion of coverage is dedicated to the unique properties of resonators, which make them extremely efficient in multiple applications. Catalog no. 65785, March 2009, 585 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-6578-7, $159.95 / £99.00 Also available as eBook

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Optics & Photonics

Lightwave Engineering

Holographic Interferometry

Yasuo Kokubun

A Mach–Zehnder Approach

Yokohama National University, Japan Series: Optical Science and Engineering

Technion, Israel Institute of Technology

An excellent 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. The book addresses key topics including fundamentals of interferometers and resonators, guided wave, optical fibers, and lightwave devices and circuits. It also features useful appendices that contain formulas for Fourier transform, derivation of Green's theorem, vector algebra, Gaussian function, cylindrical function, and more. Ranging from basic to more difficult, the book’s content is designed for easily adjustable application, making it equally useful for university lectures or a review of basic theory for professional engineers. Selected Contents: 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 eBook


Gregory R. Toker

Transparent in the visible range, phase objects can be studied in the optical range using holographic interferometry. Typically, the holograms are recorded on high-resolving-power holographic photo materials, but a lower spatial resolution is sufficient for successful research in many scientific applications. Holographic Interferometry: A Mach–Zehnder Approach offers practical guidance to research scientists and engineers using Mach–Zehnder holographic interferometry methods to study phase objects in the laboratory. The Mach–Zehnder approach allows the use of standard photographic film and electronic CCD/CMOS sensors with low resolving power, making it a simpler and more affordable option for testing many types of phase objects. This book demonstrates how to use standard photographic film for the optical recording and reconstruction of Mach–Zehnder holograms. It also illustrates techniques for using CCD/CMOS cameras to digitally record Mach–Zehnder holograms/interferograms of transparent objects. Bringing together original research and information scattered throughout existing literature, this book focuses on the holographic reference beam and shearing interferometry methods. In particular, it looks at how these methods and optical schemes can be directly applied to testing aerodynamic flows, as well as to plasmas, shocks, and waves in noncoherent laser–matter interactions. Numerous reconstructed and classic interferograms, deflectograms, and Schlierengrams illustrate the material, helping readers develop and design their own optimal optical scheme and choose applicable details to apply the approach. Describing methods in a mathematically simple and accessible way, this book is also suitable for graduate students in the fields of aerospace engineering and optics, as well as those in laser, thermal, and plasma physics. Catalog no. K13869, March 2012, 211 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-8187-3, $99.95 / £63.99 Also available as eBook

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Optics & Photonics Forthcoming!

Optical Nano and Micro Actuator Technology Edited by

George K. Knopf

University of Western Ontario, London, Canada

Yukitoshi Otani

Utsunomiya University, Japan

With a multidisciplinary, multiple author perspective, this book provides essential background for understanding light-driven systems. It introduces new ideas of optical actuator design and the leading-edge technologies used for realizing solutions in a wide variety of applications. The chapters include introductory topics such as principles of control-by-light systems and thermodynamic properties of light-material interaction. This volume also presents applications of smart optically driven nano and micro actuators, including development of consumer products, microrobotics, microassembly tools and systems, and integrated devices for environmental monitoring and medical diagnostics. Features: • Allows the reader to understand the fundamental principles of optical actuation (macro, micro, nano) and "control by light" systems • Discusses how light can be used to transmit energy, activate photosensitive materials, and initiate mechanical movement • Addresses issues related to materials, design and fabrication • Explores how optical forces can be harnessed for developing integrated photonic circuits • Includes innovative designs and novel practical solutions • Identifies the key advantages and limitations of optical nano and micro-actuators • Presents design considerations for creating smart systems Selected Contents: Overview and Fundamentals. Material Design and Fabrication. Micro Actuation - Direct and Indirect Optical Methods. Nano Actuation Harnessing Optical Forces. Development of Nano- and Micro-Machines. Future Prospects for Optically Driven Actuators and Systems. Catalog no. K11879, December 2012, 656 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4053-5, $159.95 / £99.00 Also available as eBook

Optical Materials and Applications Edited by

Moriaki Wakaki

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

The definition of optical material has expanded in recent years, largely because of IT advances that have led to rapid growth in optoelectronics applications. Helping to explain this evolution, Optical Materials and Applications presents contributions from leading experts who explore the basic concepts of optical materials and the many typical applications in which they are used. An invaluable reference for readers ranging from professionals to technical managers to graduate engineering students, this book covers everything from traditional principles to more cuttingedge topics. It also details recent developmental trends, with a focus on basic optical properties of material. Key topics include: • Fundamental optical properties of solids • Fundamental optical materials (including thin films) from both linear and nonlinear perspectives • Use of bulk materials in the design of various modifications • Application of optical thin films in artificial components • Formation of artificial structures with sub-wavelength dimensions • Use of physical or chemical techniques to control lightwave phase • One-, two-, and three-dimensional structures used to control dispersion of materials for nanophotonics • Progress of the optical waveguide, which makes optical systems more compact and highly efficient This book carefully balances coverage of theory and application of typical optical materials for ultraviolet, visible and infrared, non-linear optics, solid state lasers, optical waveguides, optical thin films and nanophotonics. It addresses both basic ideas and more advanced topics, making it an equally invaluable resource for beginners and active researchers in this growing field. Catalog no. DK3199, August 2012, 288 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8247-2759-8, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as eBook

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Optics & Photonics

Diffuse Optical Tomography

Introduction to Microsystem Packaging Technology

Principles and Applications

Yufeng Jin and Jing Chen

Huabei Jiang

Zhiping Wang

Peking University

University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA

Diffuse Optical Tomography (DOT) provides 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. Written by an authority involved in the field since its nascent stages, Diffuse Optical Tomography: Principles and Applications profiles this revolutionary imaging method. Despite the practical value of DOT, many engineers from electrical or applied mathematics backgrounds do not have a sufficient understanding of its vast clinical applications and portability value, or its uncommon advantages as a tool for obtaining functional, cellular, and molecular parameters. A collection of the author’s research and experience, this book fuses historical perspective and experiential anecdotes with fundamental principles and vital technical information needed to successfully apply this technology—particularly in medical imaging. This reference outlines how to use DOT to create experimental image systems and adapt the results of laboratory studies for use in clinical applications including: • Early-stage detection of breast tumors and prostate cancer • "Real-time" functional brain imaging • Joint imaging to treat progressive diseases such as arthritis • Monitoring of tumor response • Contrast mechanisms and multimodality methods Offering a concise description of the particular problems involved in optical tomography, this reference illustrates DOT’s fundamental foundations and the principle of image reconstruction. It thoroughly explores computational methods, forward mathematical models, and inverse strategies, clearly illustrating solutions to key equations. Catalog no. K12111, December 2010, 375 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4757-2, $135.95 / £87.00 Also available as eBook


Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology

Purposefully organized in independent chapters, this book systematically presents the widest possible overview of packaging knowledge. It illustrates developments in microsystem packaging (MSP) design and manufacture, including advanced substrate and interconnection technology. It also details 3D-package and systemlevel package development with a decidedly MEMS perspective. Integrating the work of international engineers, this book presents a diversity of technologies in relation to MSP. Other topics include encapsulation and sealing and system-in-package, device-level and optoelectronics packaging, and modular assembly, inspection, and reliability design. The book provides a number of real-world case studies. Catalog no. K11007, September 2010, 232 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1910-4, $135.95 / £87.00 Also available as eBook

Smart CMOS Image Sensors and Applications Jun Ohta

Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan Series: Optical Science and Engineering

This book highlights the fundamentals of CMOS image sensors, recent progress in smart CMOS image sensors, and applications of smart CMOS image sensors in the areas of information and communication, biotechnology, and medicine. It also elucidates the functions and materials of smart CMOS image sensors and presents examples of smart imaging. Catalog no. DK5851, September 2007, 272 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8493-3681-2, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as eBook

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Optics & Photonics

Microoptics and Nanooptics Fabrication

Biochemical Applications of Nonlinear Optical Spectroscopy

Edited by

Edited by

Shanalyn Kemme

Vladislav V. Yakovlev

Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

Advancements in micro/nanooptical fabrication technologies have led to the next generation of optical components. Microoptics and Nanooptics Fabrication explores this vital relationship, detailing fabrication processes as they affect a micro or nanooptical component's intended performance. This book examines topics such as surface relief diffractive optical elements, solar cell microoptics, gray-scale refractive microoptics, digital and analog mask properties, microoptics replication, ion exchange optics, semiconductor waveguides, optical MEMS, and as two- and three-dimensional photonic crystals. Catalog no. DK5844, August 2009, 232 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8493-3676-8, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as eBook

Photoacoustic Imaging and Spectroscopy Edited by

Lihong V. Wang

Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, USA Series: Optical Science and Engineering

Photoacoustic imaging is probably the fastest growing biomedical imaging technology. This comprehensive volume covers both the physics and the noninvasive applications that are changing diagnostic medicine. Photoacoustic Imaging and Spectroscopy examines the state of the art in 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. 59912, March 2009, 518 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-5991-5, $159.95 / £99.00 Also available as eBook

University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, USA Series: Optical Science and Engineering

Nonlinear optical spectroscopy is a powerful tool for studying biomolecular structures and cellular organelles. Written by an international panel of experts, this volume presents the most significant advances and future directions within this important field. It provides an understanding of the nonlinear optical response of complex molecules and reviews developments in ultrafast technology. In addition, the editor includes a theoretical analysis of nonlinear optical spectroscopies. Novel experimental approaches, such as spatial and temporal pulse shaping, are addressed as well as various nonlinear optical spectroscopic tools, including harmonics generation and Raman spectroscopy. Catalog no. 68598, June 2009, 290 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-6859-7, $159.95 / £99.00 Also available as eBook

Slow Light Science and Applications Edited by

Jacob B. Khurgin

John Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Rodney S. Tucker

University of Melbourne, Australia Series: Optical Science and Engineering

Exotic effects of slow light have been observed in the laboratory. But most currently available texts do not explore the wider field of slow light in photonic structures and optical fibers. Reflecting recent research, this book presents a comprehensive introduction to slow light and its potential applications, including storage, switching, DOD applications, and nonlinear optics. Leading authorities in fields as diverse as atomic vapor spectroscopy, fiber amplifiers, and integrated optics provide an interdisciplinary perspective. Each section addresses slow light in a different medium, namely atomic media, semiconductors, fibers, and photonic structures. Catalog no. 61518, December 2008, 404 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-6151-2, $159.95 / £99.00 Also available as eBook

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Optics & Photonics The Nature of Light What is a Photon? Edited by

Chandra Roychoudhuri University of Connecticut, Storrs, USA

Handbook of Optical Metrology Principles and Applications Edited by

A.F. Kracklauer Katherine Creath

Toru Yoshizawa

Series: Optical Science and Engineering

Carefully designed to be accessible without sacrificing coverage of advanced topics, this book discusses fundamental principles and techniques before exploring practical applications of optical methods. It includes contributions from veterans of the field and up-and-coming researchers. The handbook comprises 30 chapters divided into three sections: Fundamental of Optical Elements and Devices, Fundamentals of Principles and Techniques for Metrology, and Practical Applications. The editor draws on his experience in teaching and industry to provide a resource that is as authoritative as it is practical.

Gathering contributions from globally recognized specialists in electrodynamics and quantum optics, this volume continues the debate on the definition of a photon and the concept of wave-particle duality. After covering the mainstream view of the nature of light and photons, it presents a new and challenging scientific epistemology that explains how to overcome the prevailing paradoxes and confusions arising from the accepted definition of a photon as a monochromatic Fourier mode of the vacuum. It concludes with an array of experiments that demonstrate the innovative thinking needed to examine the wave-particle duality of photons. Catalog no. 44249, July 2008, 456 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-4424-9, $145.95 / £93.00 Also available as eBook

Fiber Optic Sensors

NPO 3D Associates, Yokohama, Japan

Catalog no. DK6042, February 2009, 744 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8493-3760-4, $149.95 / £96.00 Also available as eBook

Optical Waveguides

Second Edition

From Theory to Applied Technologies

Edited by

Edited by

Shizhuo Yin

The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA

Paul B. Ruffin

María L. Calvo

Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain

Vasudevan Lakshminarayanan

Alabama A&M University, Normal, USA

Francis T.S. Yu

University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA

Series: Optical Science and Engineering

Series: Optical Science and Engineering

The second edition of this seminal work continues to highlight the development of fiber optic sensors and classic applications, while providing an overview of methods for the construction of highspeed and high-capacity fiber sensor systems. It covers the Fiber Optic Gyroscope (FOG), including its use for GPS guidance. It examines a wide range of topics in fiber optic sensors that can be applied to medical, defense, and aerospace applications as well as telecommunications. It examines the effect of external and environmental factors on fiber optic sensor performance.

This book combines the most relevant aspects of waveguide theory with the study of detailed waveguiding technologies. The first three chapters examine the theoretical foundations and bases of planar optical waveguides, as well as critical optical properties such as birefringence and nonlinear optical phenomena. The next several chapters focus on contemporary waveguiding technologies that include photonic devices and telecommunications. The book concludes with discussions on additional technological applications, including biomedical optical waveguides and the potential of neutron waveguides.

Catalog no. 53655, March 2008, 496 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-5365-4, $179.95 / £115.00 Also available as eBook

Catalog no. DK4227, January 2007, 424 pp. ISBN: 978-1-57444-698-2, $165.95 / £105.00 Also available as eBook


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Optics & Photonics Photonic Signal Processing Techniques and Applications Le Nguyen Binh Monash University, Clayton, Australia

Series: Optical Science and Engineering

Spanning the current transitional period, this book addresses the merging techniques of processing and manipulating signals propagating in the optical domain. The author demonstrates the representation of photonic circuits using signal flow graph technique adapted for photonic domain. He describes differentiators and integrators and their applications for the generation of solitons, then covers the application of the solitons in optically amplified fiber transmission systems. The book illustrates the compensation dispersion and the design of optical filters using photonic processor techniques, and the filtering of microwave signals in the optical domain. Catalog no. DK6043, December 2007, 376 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8493-3762-8, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as eBook

Terahertz Spectroscopy Principles and Applications Edited by

Susan L. Dexheimer

Washington State University, Pullman, USA Series: Optical Science and Engineering

Physics of Lasers, Optics & Optoelectronics Forthcoming!

Mathematical Optics Classical, Quantum, and Computational Methods Edited by

Vasudevan Lakshminarayanan

University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

María Luisa Calvo and Tatiana Alieva Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain

Many new mathematical techniques introduced in optical science and engineering are available mainly in the research literature. These novel methods go beyond the traditional mathematics curriculum taught in graduate school, and they offer plenty of room for future research and applications (e.g., in image processing). This book offers students and new entrants to the field a clear introduction to many of these techniques. The reference is well illustrated, and most chapters contain useful computer codes (mainly in Mathematica®) and exercises that can be used for self study. Features: • Presents the latest state-of-the-art techniques and applications • Offers numerous examples from optics • Contains plenty of useful illustration • Includes Mathematica codes in most chapters • Conveys the insight of experts in the field • Covers a wide range of topics in classical and quantum optics, as well as image processing Selected Contents:

This volume focuses on state-of-the-art terahertz spectroscopic techniques and important recent applications. It describes methods used for timedomain terahertz spectroscopic measurements, such as the generation and detection of terahertz radiation, the determination of optical constants, and the use of femtosecond lasers. The book also explores applications in physics and materials science, including carrier processes in semiconductor materials, superconductors, novel electronic materials, and semiconductor nanostructures. The final section reviews applications in chemistry and biomedicine, including biologically important molecules, pharmaceutical analysis, and the detection of security hazards.

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.

Catalog no. 7525, December 2007, 360 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8493-7525-5, $189.95 / £120.00 Also available as eBook

Catalog no. K13194, December 2012, c. 488 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-6960-4, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as eBook

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Physics of Lasers, Optics & Optoelectronics Plasma Discharge in Liquid

Hierarchic Electrodynamics and Free Electron Lasers

Water Treatment and Applications Yong Yang

Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China

Young I. Cho and Alexander Fridman

Concepts, Calculations, and Practical Applications Victor V. Kulish

Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

National Aviation University, Ukraine

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. It covers the major types of plasma sources, their distinguishing features, and the fundamental limits of performance. It also describes a fundamental understanding of the physical and chemical phenomena associated with different types of plasma in liquids. The book examines state-of-the-art plasma-assisted water treatment technologies, such as microorganism sterilization, decontamination of volatile organic compounds, and cooling water treatment. Equations, figures, charts, graphs, and photographs are included to reinforce comprehension.

Hierarchic Electrodynamics and Free Electron Lasers: Concepts, Calculations, and Practical Applications presents intriguing new fundamental concepts in the phenomenon of hierarchical electrodynamics as a new direction in physics. Concentrating on the key theory of hierarchic oscillations and waves, this book focuses on the numerous applications of nonlinear theory in different types of high-current Free Electron Lasers (FEL), including their primary function in the calculation methods used to analyze various multi-resonant, multi-frequency nonlinear FEL models.

Features: • Includes detailed descriptions of the physical mechanisms of pulsed electric breakdown in water and other liquids • Introduces the most advanced plasma technologies for water treatment applications • Details mechanisms for plasma-induced decontamination of volatile organic compounds • Explains methods for plasma-assisted water sterilization • Examines novel applications of spark discharge in water for cooling water management • Incorporates charts, tables, equations, photographs, and figures (some in color) to aid in comprehension Selected Contents: Introduction. Generation of Plasma in Liquid. Bubble and Electronic Initiation Mechanism. Decontamination of Volatile Organic Compounds. Biological Applications. Cooling Water Treatment Using Plasma. References. Index. Catalog no. K12955, January 2012, 209 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-6623-8, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as eBook


Features: • Completely and systematically describes the foundation of hierarchical electrodynamics as a new direction of physics • Fully represent the physics of high-current FEL—and associated models—from the hierarchic oscillation wave perspective • Covers the multi-harmonic nonlinear theory of new types of electronic devices, such as plasma-beam and two-stream FEL • Formulate and substantiate the concept of cluster femtosecond FEL • Analyzes practical prospects for a new generation of a global "Star Wars" strategic defense systems These subjects involve a wide range of disciplines. Using numerous real-world examples to illustrate information and concepts, the book offers a mathematical foundation to explore FEL applications as well as analyze hierarchic plasmalike electrodynamic systems and femto-second clusters of electromagnetic energy. Assembling fragmented concepts from existing literature, the author re-examines classic approaches in order to develop new insights and achieve scientific breakthroughs. Catalog no. K12234, September 2011, 697 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4935-4, $189.95 / £121.00 Also available as eBook

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Physics of Lasers, Optics & Optoelectronics Optical Methods of Measurement Optical Mineralogy

Wholefield Techniques, Second Edition

Edited by

Rajpal S. Sirohi

Pramod K. Verma

Amity University Rajasthan, Jaipur, India

Designed to be useful even after students have completed their formal optical mineralogy course, Optical Mineralogy covers advances in instrumentation and includes illustrations of minerals as seen through petrological microscopes. The initial chapters familiarize readers with essential concepts in optics and optical mineralogy, and questions at the end of each chapter provide insight into issues students will deal with the field. Containing tables that make important information easily accessible, the book highlights the importance of optical mineralogy in extracting information about the interior of crystals.

Series: Optical Science and Engineering

University of Delhi, India

Catalog no. AB7758, February 2010, 350 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-7758-2, $135.95 / £87.00

Solid State and Quantum Theory for Optoelectronics Michael A. Parker

Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, USA

Solid State and Quantum Theory for Optoelectronics presents a logical progression of material from the mathematics of linear algebra and Hilbert space to fundamental and perturbed solutions of the Schrödinger wave equation to multi-particle systems, second quantization, and Feynman Path integrals. This book provides applications to bonding, energy band theory including tight binding and k-p theory, electrical transport and density of states, and tensor effective mass. Covering recent developments in quantum computing and teleportation, it also includes a discussion of statistical mechanics and entropy to deduce the Fermi-Dirac and Boltzman distributions. Catalog no. DK6035, December 2009, 848 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8493-3750-5, $174.95 / £112.00 Also available as eBook

This book provides a comprehensive collection of wholefield optical measurement techniques for engineering applications. After supplying the necessary background, it covers both the theory and practice of the four wholefield techniques. The author supplies simple and clear explanations about various techniques and explores applications that include measurement on small objects to very large objects. Along with the reorganization of contents, this edition includes a new chapter on optical interference, new material on nondiffracting and singular beams and their applications, and updated bibliography and additional reading sections. Catalog no. DK4217, June 2009, 316 pp. ISBN: 978-1-57444-697-5, $149.95 / £96.00 Also available as eBook

Core Level Spectroscopy of Solids Frank de Groot

Debye Institute, Utrecht University, The Netherlands

Akio Kotani

RIKEN/ SPring-8, Hyogo, Japan Series: Advances in Condensed Matter Science

Core Level Spectroscopy of Solids presents the theoretical calculations, experimental data, and underlying physics of x-ray photoemission spectroscopy (XPS), x-ray absorption spectroscopy (XAS), x-ray magnetic circular dichroism (XMCD), and resonant x-ray emission spectroscopy (RXES). After forming a foundation in several areas of core level spectroscopy, the book discusses hard XPS, resonant photoemission, spin polarization, electron energy loss spectroscopy (EELS), and resonant inelastic x-ray scattering (RIXS). The authors also use the charge transfer multiplet theory to interpret core level spectroscopy for transition metal and rare earth metal systems. Catalog no. 9071, March 2008, 512 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8493-9071-5, $169.95 / £108.00 Also available as eBook

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Physics of Lasers, Optics & Optoelectronics Handbook of Charged Particle Optics

Lasers Handbook of Optical and Laser Scanning Second Edition

Second Edition

Edited by

Jon Orloff

Niles, Michigan, USA

Gerald F. Marshall

Rockaway Beach, Oregon, USA

Balancing its coverage of theory with a wide range of application areas, Handbook of Charged Particle Optics provides a complete guide to understanding, designing, and using high-resolution instrumentation such as scanning electron microscope (SEM), scanning transmission electron microscope (STEM), and focused ion beam (FIB) systems. This second edition features new chapters on aberration correction, the transmission electron microscope (TEM), and applications of gas phase field ionization sources. Including additional references to past and present work in the field, this comprehensive text also presents up-todate information of Schottky electron as well as liquid metal ion sources. Catalog no. 45547, October 2008, 666 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-4554-3, $169.95 / £108.00 Also available as eBook

Glenn E. Stutz

Lincoln Laser Company, Phoenix, Arizona, USA Series: Optical Science and Engineering

“I found something of interest, useful, and valuable in every chapter. Each is written for, if not exactly an expert, at least someone competent in the general broad field of which the chapter is a part, and it's written by someone who is obviously extremely competent in the specialty represented by the chapter. The material is basic, but it's far from being ‘dumbed down’; one has to work to get the full benefit of the text. Appropriately enough, most chapters assume that the reader has a basic knowledge of the field. The chapters that I am competent to critique are excellent, well and expertly written."

—Warren J. Smith, Chief Scientist Emeritus, Kaiser Electro-Optics

Like the bestselling original, this second edition of Microlithography is a self-contained text detailing both elementary and advanced aspects of submicron microlithography, offering a balanced treatment of theoretical and operating practices. Reflecting recently developed technologies, this edition includes coverage of immersion lithography, extreme ultraviolet (EUV) lithography, imprint lithography, photoresists for 193nm and immersion lithography, and scatterometry. The authors cover mechanical systems, optics, excimer laser light sources, and alignment techniques and analysis, as well as resist chemistry, processing, multilayer lithography, plasma and reactive ion etching, and metrology.

From its initial publication (titled Laser Beam Scanning) in 1985 to the Handbook of Optical and Laser Scanning, now in its second edition, this reference has kept professionals and students at the forefront of optical scanning technology. Carefully and meticulously updated in each iteration, the book continues to be the most comprehensive scanning resource on the market. It examines the breadth and depth of subtopics in the field from a variety of perspectives. The Second Edition covers: • Technologies such as piezoelectric devices • Applications of laser scanning such as Ladar (laser radar) • Underwater scanning and laser scanning in CTP As laser costs come down, and power and availability increase, the potential applications for laser scanning continue to increase. Bringing together the knowledge and experience of 26 authors from England, Japan and the United States, the book provides an excellent resource for understanding the principles of laser scanning. It illustrates the significance of scanning in society today and would help the user get started in developing system concepts using scanning. It can be used as an introduction to the field and as a reference for persons involved in any aspect of optical and laser beam scanning.

Catalog no. DK2278, May 2007, 864 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8247-9024-0, $165.95 / £105.00 Also available as eBook

Catalog no. K10433, August 2011, 788 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0879-5, $179.95 / £114.00 Also available as eBook

Microlithography Science and Technology, Second Edition Edited by

Kazuaki Suzuki

Nikon Corporation, Tokyo, Japan

Bruce W. Smith

Rochester Institute of Technology, New York, USA


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Lasers Topographic Laser Ranging and Scanning

Dynamic Laser Speckle and Applications

Principles and Processing

Edited by

Edited by

Roberto A. Braga Jr.

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 over the past decade has been successfully used for topographic mapping and 3D 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, $145.95 / £93.00 Also available as eBook

Laser Technology Second Edition Lan Xinju

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

Hector J. Rabal

CiOP, Gonnet, BA, Argentina Universidade Federal De Lavras, Brazil Series: Optical Science and Engineering

Beginning with physical theory, statistical analysis, and applications, this book presents a systematic approach to new dynamic speckle laser phenomena. Theoretical topics include speckle, biospeckle, and simulation models for laser light interaction. Dynamic Laser Speckle and Applications discusses the main methodologies used to analyze biospeckle phenomena—such as image analysis, frequency decomposition, as well as neural and fuzzy methods—with a strong focus on experimentation. With examples of biological and non-biological materials, several chapters address current and future application areas. Photos of experiments further enhance understanding of the concepts in the text. Catalog no. 60155, November 2008, 282 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-6015-7, $159.95 / £99.00 Also available as eBook

Tunable Laser Applications Second Edition Edited by

F. J. Duarte

Interferometric Optics, Rochester, New York, USA Series: Optical Science and Engineering

Different laser technologies make it possible to change laser parameters to improve laser beam quality and laser performance. Laser Technology, Second Edition offers a unique systematic presentation of current types of laser technology. The book discusses the transmission of information using optical waves with modulating technology. It 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.

With an emphasis on biological and medical applications, the second edition of Tunable Laser Applications reflects the significant developments in tunable lasers and tunable laser applications that have taken place over the past decade. Written by leading international experts, this edition covers various types of tunable laser sources, including tunable semiconductor lasers, solid-state dye lasers, fiber lasers, table-top lasers, free-electron lasers, and interferometric imaging-based lasers. It also provides a practical overview of a wide range of scientific applications in the biological and medical fields, including MEMS and x-ray imaging.

Catalog no. 9081X, February 2010, 431 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-9081-9, $135.95 / £87.00 Also available as eBook

Catalog no. 60279, August 2008, 480 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-6009-6, $169.95 / £108.00 Also available as eBook

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Textbooks in Optics & Photonics

From Esteemed Author Series Editor:

Ken Barat Lawrence Berkely National Lab, California, USA Series: Optical Science and Engineering

Plasma Physics and Engineering Second Edition Alexander Fridman

Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Lawrence A. Kennedy

Laser Safety Tools and Training A stand-alone volume or a companion to Laser Safety Management, this book discusses laser safety techniques that can be used in a wide variety of settings, from universities to mega power facilities. Providing simple and straightforward documentation of laser safety standards, the author examines a range of laser use applications such as microscopes, Petawatt installations, and nanotechnology settings. Filled with diagrams and photographs, the book includes examples of laser injuries and describes how they can be prevented. Catalog no. 68547, December 2008, 400 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-6854-2, $159.95 / £99.00 Also available as eBook

Plasma plays an important role in a wide variety of industrial processes, including material processing, environmental control, electronic chip manufacturing, light sources, and green energy, not to mention fuel conversion and hydrogen production, biomedicine, flow control, catalysis, and space propulsion. Following the general outline of the bestselling first edition, Plasma Physics and Engineering, Second Edition provides a clear fundamental introduction to all aspects of the modern field. Reflecting recent scientific and technological developments, this resource will be useful to engineers, scientists, and students working with the physics, engineering, chemistry, and combustion of plasma, as well as chemical physics, lasers, electronics, new methods of material treatment, fuel conversion, and environmental control. The book includes many enhancements and some totally new coverage of fundamental subjects such as: • Interaction and dynamics of streamers

Laser Safety Management Based on the experience of active laser safety officer Kenneth Barat, Laser Safety Management provides practical tools for successfully implementing a laser safety program in any environment. Defining the elements of laser safety, it covers training, control measures, personal protection equipment, the types of laser injuries that can occur, standard operating procedures to ensure safety, as well as tips and tools to avoid pitfalls. The author explores the laser safety officer position and delineates the required elements of effective SOPs. He also discusses non-beam hazards, includes practical control examples and sample forms, and covers United States and European regulations and standards. Catalog no. DK3211, February 2006, 296 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8247-2307-1, $149.95 / £96.00 Also available as eBook


• Plasma-flow interaction • High-speed plasma aerodynamics • Plasma-surface interaction • Mechanisms and kinetics of plasma–medical processes Along with these new topics and deeper coverage of material from the first book, this edition presents two new chapters on microdischarges and discharges in liquids. It also contains an extensive database on plasma kinetics and thermodynamics, many helpful numerical formulas for practical calculations, and an array of problems and concept questions. PowerPoint slides and a solutions manual are available for qualifying instructors who adopt this book for their courses. Catalog no. K10619, February 2011, 941 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1228-0, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as eBook

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Textbooks in Optics & Photonics

Lightwave Engineering Yokohama National University, Japan

Essentials of Photonics

Series: Optical Science and Engineering

Alan Rogers

Yasuo Kokubun

Suitable as both a textbook and as a reference source, Lightwave Engineering is divided into two parts. The first section presents a comprehensive introduction to lightwave engineering using plane wave, while the second section provides an in-depth analysis of lightwave propagation in terms of electromagnetic theory. This book features useful appendices that offer formulas for Fourier transform, derivation of Green's theorem, vector algebra, Gaussian function, cylindrical function, and more. Additional topics covered include fundamentals of interferometers and resonators, guided wave, optical fibers, and lightwave devices and circuits. Catalog no. 46489, August 2012, 373 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-4648-9, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as eBook

Polarized Light Third Edition Dennis H. Goldstein

Second Edition Essentials of Photonics, Second Edition describes the entire range of photonic principles and techniques in detail. The book presents a new approach that concentrates on the physical principles, demonstrating their interdependence, and developing them to explain more complex phenomena. It gives insight into the underlying physical processes in a way that is readable and easy to follow, as well as entirely self-contained. Catalog no. 3836, December 2008, 488 pp. Soft Cover, ISBN: 978-0-8493-3836-6 $87.95 / £55.99

Introduction to Organic Electronic and Optoelectronic Materials and Devices Edited by

Sam-Shajing Sun and Larry R. Dalton

An in-depth exploration of polarized light, this book covers production and uses, facilitating self-study without prior knowledge of Maxwell's equations. This third 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 presents a completely revised review of the history of polarized light and contains a new appendix on conventions used in polarized light.

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 thinflim 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 over 200 illustrative figures. The book includes exercise questions for each chapter and an accompanying CD-ROM with a self-study lecture in PowerPoint®.

Catalog no. K11493, December 2010, 808 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3040-6, $209.95 / £134.00 Also available as eBook

Catalog no. 9284, May 2008, 936 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8493-9284-9, $129.95 / £82.99 Also available as eBook

Polaris Sensor Technologies, Inc.

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Textbooks in Optics & Photonics

Photonics Principles and Practices

Fiber Optics

Abdul Al-Azzawi

Algonquin College, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Series: Optical Science and Engineering

Abdul Al-Azzawi

Algonquin College, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Photonics: Principles and Practices builds a comprehensive understanding of the theoretical and practical aspects of photonics from the basics of light waves to fiber optics and lasers. Each skillfully crafted chapter first explores the theoretical concepts of each topic and then demonstrates how these principles apply to realworld applications by guiding readers through experimental cases illuminated with numerous illustrations. A complete glossary, useful appendices, and a thorough list of references round out the presentation. The text also includes a 16page insert containing 28 full-color illustrations. Catalog no. 8290, December 2006, 968 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8493-8290-1, $209.95 / £134.00 Also available as eBook

Our fascination with the photon has led to one of the most dynamic and rapidly growing fields of technology. New advances in fiber optic devices, components, and materials make it more important than ever to stay current. Fiber Optics: Principles and Practices offers a detailed and focused treatment for anyone in need of authoritative information on this critical area underlying photonics. Using a consistent approach, the author leads readers step-by-step through each topic. Each skillfully crafted chapter first explores the theoretical concepts of each topic, and then demonstrates how these principles apply to real-world applications with experimental cases illuminated with numerous illustrations. Catalog no. 8295, December 2006, 416 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8493-8295-6, $115.95 / £73.99

OptoMechanical Systems Design

Light and Optics Principles and Practices

Third Edition Paul R. Yoder, Jr.

Consultant in Optical Engineering, Norwalk, Connecticut, USA

Abdul Al-Azzawi

Algonquin College, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Light and Optics: Principles and Practices offers a detailed and focused treatment for anyone in need of authoritative information on this critical area underlying photonics. Using a consistent approach, the author leads readers step-by-step through each topic. Each skillfully crafted chapter first explores the theoretical concepts of each topic, and then demonstrates how these principles apply to real-world applications by guiding readers through experimental cases illuminated with numerous illustrations. The text discusses standard tools, equipment, and devices that are universally available in most labs and includes a 12-page, full-color insert containing nearly 20 images from the text. Catalog no. 8313, December 2006, 408 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8493-8313-7, $115.95 / £73.99 Also available as eBook


Principles and Practices

Series: Optical Science and Engineering

This text compiles a vast amount of information about optical instruments, tools, and techniques for designing, building, and testing hardware, and the performance of major systems from throughout the literature into a single source. This third edition offers expanded coverage of the progress of the ISO and the OEOSC, catadioptric systems, semikinetic mountings for prisms, techniques for bonding prisms and small mirrors in their mounts, and mountings for variable orientation mirrors to include larger substrate diameters. The author has also added discussions on laser damage to optics, special coatings for optomechanical materials, and mounting lenses on fixtures, among others. Catalog no. DK4230, December 2005, 864 pp. ISBN: 978-1-57444-699-9, $139.95 / £89.00

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Textbooks in Electromagnetics Computational Methods for Electromagnetic and Optical Systems Second Edition John M. Jarem and Partha P. Banerjee Series: Optical Science and Engineering

This text examines a variety of spectral computational techniques—including k-space theory, Floquet theory and beam propagation—that are used to analyze electromagnetic and optical problems. The authors tie together different applications in EM and optics in which the state variable method is used. Emphasizing the analysis of planar diffraction gratings using rigorous coupled wave analysis, the book presents many cases that are analyzed using a full-field vector approach to solve Maxwell’s equations in anisotropic media where a standard wave equation approach is intractable. Features: • Provides a common reference for solving both optics and electromagnetic problems • Supplies a variety of tools for accurately solving electromagnetic and optical problems involving anisotropic materials in planar, cylindrical, and spherical systems • Includes a variety of illustrative examples of system theory as applied to anisotropic electromagnetic and optics problems • Presents an extensive literature base for current research and applications of state variable techniques to optics and electromagnetic • Covers the variety of EM and optical applications such as diffraction gratings, photorefractives, photonic band gap structures, metamaterials, chiral materials, and nanomaterials • Contains homework problems, case studies, and examples A solutions manual is available upon qualifying course adoption

Selected Contents: Mathematical Preliminaries. Scalar EM Beam Propagation in Inhomogeneous Media. EM Wave Propagation in Linear Media. Spectral State Variable Formulation for Planar Systems. ... Catalog no. K10235, April 2011, 432 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0422-3, $119.95 / £76.99 Also available as eBook

Electromagnetic Waves, Materials, and Computation with MATLAB® Dikshitulu K. Kalluri

University of Massachusetts, Lowell, USA

Readily available commercial software enables engineers and students to perform routine calculations and design without necessarily having a sufficient conceptual understanding of the anticipated solution. The software is so userfriendly that it usually produces a beautiful colored visualization of that solution, often camouflaging the fact that the program is executing the wrong simulation of the physical problem. Electromagnetic Waves, Materials, and Computation with MATLAB® takes an integrative modern approach to the subject of electromagnetic analysis by supplementing quintessential "old school" information and methods with instruction in the use of newer commercial software such as MATLAB and methods including FDTD. Delving into the electromagnetics of bounded simple media, equations of complex media, and computation, this text includes: • Appendices that cover a wide range of associated issues and techniques • A concluding section containing an array of problems, quizzes, and examinations A downloadable component for instructors including PowerPoint® slides, solutions to problems, and more

Striking a balance between theoretical and practical aspects, internationally recognized expert Dikshitulu Kalluri clearly illustrates how intuitive approximate solutions are derived. Providing case studies and practical examples throughout, he examines the role of commercial software in this process, also covering interpretation of findings. Kalluri’s extensive experience teaching this subject enables him to streamline and convey material in a way that helps readers master conceptual mathematical aspects. This gives them confidence in their ability to use high-level software to write code, but it also ensures that they will never be solely dependent on such programs. Catalog no. K11757, August 2011, 886 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3867-9, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as eBook

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The Optics & Photonics Series The Optics and Photonics Series

Call for Authors Series Editor:

Le Nguyen Binh Monash University - Department of Electrical & Computer Systems Engineering , Melbourne, Australia

Designed to meet the challenges of the twenty-first century, the Optics and Photonics Series curates the best in the disciplines of optics, photonics, and optical communications. With contributors drawn from established scientists and industry experts, the series details the development of optical and photonic technologies, including revolutionary techniques such as photonic crystals and composite optics in guided wave structures. We are proud to provide readers in academia and industry with an authoritative information source in the field of optics and photonics. Join us! The publisher and series editor seek expert authors to develop titles on topics including: • Integrated optics and photonics including • Ultra-short pulse lasers thin-film and molecular growth technology • Photonic crystal waveguides and for integration of optical components devices • Lasers of extremely narrow line width and • Fiber Bragg gratings and fiber-based sources for course and dense wavelength photonic components division multiplexing • Fundamentals of wavelength division • Fiber optics and guided wave optics multiplexing technology • Nonlinear optical guided wave optics • Incoherent and coherent optical • Advanced optical modulation formats for communications ultra-high capacity communications • Noises in optical and photonic systems • Optical and electronic compensation and • Optical and photonic signal processing equalization technology We are fully aware of the rapidly evolving nature of the subject and its long-lasting impact on the quality of human communications in both the present and future. As such, the team is committed to making the Optics and Photonics Series the most comprehensive and accurate literary source in the field of optics, photonics, and optical communications.

Proposals for the series may be submitted directly to:

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Titles in the Optics & Photonics Series Thin-Film Organic Photonics Molecular Layer Deposition and Applications Tetsuzo Yoshimura

Optical Fiber Communications Systems Theory and Practice with MATLAB® and Simulink® Models Le Nguyen Binh

Tokyo University of Technology, Japan

The European Research Center of Hua Wei Technologies GmbH, Munich, Germany

Catalog no. K11038, March 2011, 370 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1973-9, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as eBook

Catalog no. K10309, April 2010, 560 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0620-3, $125.95 / £80.99 Also available as eBook


Guided Wave Photonics Fundamentals and Applications with MATLAB® Le Nguyen Binh

The European Research Center of Hua Wei Technologies GmbH, Munich, Germany Solutions manual available upon qualifying course adoption

Catalog no. K11400, August 2011, 804 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-2855-7, $119.95 / £76.99 Also available as eBook

Ultra-Fast Fiber Lasers Principles and Applications with MATLAB® Models Le Nguyen Binh

The European Research Center of Hua Wei Technologies GmbH, Munich, Germany

Nam Quoc Ngo

Digital Optical Communications Le Nguyen Binh

The European Research Center of Hua Wei Technologies GmbH, Munich, Germany

Catalog no. 82051, November 2008, 580 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-8205-0, $129.95 / £82.99

Nonlinear Optical Systems Principles, Phenomena, and Advanced Signal Processing Edited by

Le Nguyen Binh

The European Research Center of Hua Wei Technologies GmbH, Munich, Germany

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Dang Van Liet

Catalog no. K10564, July 2010, 438 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1128-3, $135.95 / £87.00 Also available as eBook

Catalog no. K12023, March 2012, 463 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4547-9, $129.95 / £76.99

University of Science, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam


Wireless and Guided Wave Electromagnetics Fundamentals and Applications with MATLAB® and SIMULINK® Models Le Nguyen Binh

The European Research Center of Hua Wei Technologies GmbH, Munich, Germany

Catalog no. K12109, March 2013, c. 450 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4753-4, $119.95 / £76.99

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Forthcoming in the Optical Sciences and Applications of Light Series Series in Optical Sciences and Applications of Light

Call for Authors Series Editor:

James C. Wyant University of Arizona, USA

This book series presents the state of the art in the basic science of optics, applied optics, and optical engineering as well as the applications of optics in many areas, including healthcare and life sciences, lighting, energy, manufacturing, information technology, telecommunications, sensors, metrology, defense, and education.

Numerical Methods in Photonics

Nonlinear Optics Principles and Applications Karsten Rottwitt

Andrei V. Lavrinenko, Jesper Lægsgaard, and Niels Gregersen

Denmark Technical University, Lyngby

Peter Tidemand-Lichtenberg

Technical University of Denmark, Kongens Lyngby

Denmark Technical University, Roskilde

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

Photonics Modeling and Design

Frank Schmidt

Zuse Institute, Berlin, Germany

Thomas Søndergaard

Aalborg University, Aalborg East, Denmark

Catalog no. K16010, May 2014, c. 350 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-6388-9, $129.95 / £82.00

Slawomir Sujecki

The University of Nottingham, UK

Catalog no. K15934, January 2015, c. 400 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-6126-7, $129.95 / £82.00

Proposals for this series may be submitted to the series editor or directly to:

Ashley Gasque Taylor & Francis, LLC 6000 Broken Sound Pkwy, Suite 300, Boca Raton, FL 33487 561-998-2529 • 561-998-2559 (fax)

More Forthcoming Books! Microwave Power Weather Radar Polarimetry Engineering with Advanced with MATLAB® Computer Modeling Guifu Zhang Edited by

University of Oklahoma, Norman, USA

Malgorzata Celuch

Catalog no. K13193, July 2013, c. 400 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-6958-1, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as eBook

Warsaw University of Technology, Poland

Vadim V. Yakovlev

Worchester Polytechnic Institute, Massachusetts, USA

Catalog no. K12280, February 2013, c. 450 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-5013-8, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as eBook

Microwave Photonics Second Edition

Theory and Applications Olga Korotkova

Edited by

University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida

Chi H. Lee

University of Maryland, College Park, USA

Catalog no. K14448, February 2013, c. 560 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-0286-4, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as eBook


Random Beams

Catalog no. K11026, February 2013, c. 352 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1950-0, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as eBook

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Call for Authors Acquisitions Editor Ashley Gasque Wants to Hear from You! Ashley’s program focuses on lasers, optics, and photonics as well as electromagnetics, microwaves, radar, and communication. Some of her titles include Opto-Mechanical Systems Design by Paul Yoder, Topographic Laser Ranging and Scanning by Jie Shan and Charles K. Toth, and the Encyclopedia of Optical and Photonic Engineering. Ashley is actively seeking proposals for references and textbooks in these areas. To contact Ashley or submit a proposal, please email CRC Press/Taylor & Francis 6000 Broken Sound Parkway NW, Suite 300 Boca Raton, FL 33487, USA

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