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Science for the Curious Photographer: An Introduction to the Science of Photography (2nd edition) (2nd edition)

While there are many books that teach the "how-to" of photography,Science for the Curious Photographeris a book for those who also want to understand how photography works. Beginning with an introduction to the history and science of photography, Charles S. Johnson, Jr. addresses questions about the principles of photography, su...

Optics (Hardcover)

A Contemporary Approach to Optics with Practical Applications and New Focused PedagogyHecht Opticsbalances theory and instrumentation to provide you with the necessary, classical background through a lively and clear narrative.Optics, Fifth Editionis distinguished by three core imperatives for the reader: up-to-date content in l...

Física IV: Ótica e Física Moderna (14ª)

Desde sua primeira edição, esta tem sido uma obra de referência por causa de sua ênfase nos princípios fundamentais de física e em como aplicá-los. Sua clareza e didática minuciosa, assim como a extensa gama de exercícios e exemplos explicativos, desenvolvem nos alunos habilidades de identificação, estabelecimento, execução e av...

The Optomechanical Constraint Equations: Theory and Applications

This is an engineering treatise for mechanical engineers who design and analyze optical systems. It will also be of interest to other professionals working in the optics industry. The treatise is based on both the physical science and the practical realities of designing, analyzing, building, testing, and servicing real optical ...

Multi-dimensional Optical Storage (1st Edition)

This book presents principles and applications to expand the storage space from 2-D to 3-D and even multi-D, including gray scale, color (light with different wavelength), polarization and coherence of light. These actualize the improvements of density, capacity and data transfer rate for optical data storage. Moreover, the appl...

Principles of Photonics

With this self-contained and comprehensive text, students will gain a detailed understanding of the fundamental concepts and major principles of photonics. Assuming only a basic background in optics, readers are guided through key topics such as the nature of optical fields, the properties of optical materials, and the principle...

Nonlinear Optical Cavity Dynamics: From Microresonators to Fiber Lasers (1st Edition)

By recirculating light in a nonlinear propagation medium, the nonlinear optical cavity allows for countless options of light transformation and manipulation. In passive media, optical bistability and frequency conversion are central figures. In active media, laser light can be generated with versatile underlying dynamics. Emphas...

Interferometry - Research and Applications in Science and Technology (2nd Edition)

This book provides the most recent studies on interferometry and its applications in science and technology. It is an outline of theoretical and experimental aspects of interferometry and their applications. The book is divided in two sections. The first one is an overview of different interferometry techniques and their general...

Introduction to Nonimaging Optics (2nd)

Introduction to Nonimaging Optics covers the theoretical foundations and design methods of nonimaging optics, as well as key concepts from related fields. This fully updated, revised, and expanded Second Edition: Features a new and intuitive introduction with a basic description of the advantages of nonimaging opticsAdds new cha...

Photorefractive Organic Materials and Applications (1st Edition)

This book provides comprehensive, state-of-the art coverage of photorefractive organic compounds, a class of material with the ability to change their index of refraction upon illumination. The change is both dynamic and reversible. Dynamic because no external processing is required for the index modulation to be revealed, and r...