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  • Laser: 50 Years Of Discoveries

    by Fabien Bretenaker and 1 more

    This unique book provides an overview of the principle and applications of lasers enriched with numerous illustrations.Being over fifty years old, lasers continue to amaze us. Their performance characteristics are constantly reaching new limits, and the scope of their applications continues to expand. Yet, it took years of effort by teams of physicists to transform the fundamental notions of ... Read more

    $21.88 AUD

  • Pulsars as Astrophysical Laboratories for Nuclear and Particle Physics

    by Fridolin Weber

    series Series in High Energy Physics, Cosmology and Gravitation
    Pulsars, generally accepted to be rotating neutron stars, are dense, neutron-packed remnants of massive stars that blew apart in supernova explosions. They are typically about 10 kilometers across and spin rapidly, often making several hundred rotations per second. Depending on star mass, gravity compresses the matter in the cores of pulsars up to more than ten times the density of ordinary atomic ... Read more

    $80.40 AUD

  • Laser Surface Engineering

    Processes and Applications

    by David Waugh and 7 more

    series Woodhead Publishing Series in Metals and Surface Engineering
    Lasers can alter the surface composition and properties of materials in a highly controllable way, which makes them efficient and cost-effective tools for surface engineering. This book provides an overview of the different techniques, the laser-material interactions and the advantages and disadvantages for different applications. Part one looks at laser heat treatment, part two covers laser ... Read more

    $388.84 AUD

  • An Introduction to Quantum Optics

    Photon and Biphoton Physics

    by Yanhua Shih

    series Series in Optics and Optoelectronics
    Authored by a highly regarded international researcher and pioneer in the field**,** An Introduction to Quantum Optics: Photon and Biphoton Physicsis a straightforward overview of basic principles and experimental evidence for the quantum theory of light. This book introduces and analyzes some of the most exciting experimental research to date in the field of quantum optics and quantum information ... Read more

    $80.18 AUD

  • Fundamentals of Electro-Optic Systems Design

    Communications, Lidar, and Imaging

    by Sherman Karp and 1 more

    Using fundamentals of communication theory, thermodynamics, information theory and propagation theory, this book explains the universal principles underlying a diverse range of electro-optical systems. From fiber optics and infra-red imaging to free space communications and laser remote sensing, the authors relate key concepts in science and device engineering to practical systems issues. A broad ... Read more

    $128.14 AUD

  • Deep Imaging in Tissue and Biomedical Materials

    Using Linear and Nonlinear Optical Methods

    by Lingyan Shi and 1 more

    The use of light for probing and imaging biomedical media is promising for the development of safe, noninvasive, and inexpensive clinical imaging modalities with diagnostic ability. The advent of ultrafast lasers has enabled applications of nonlinear optical processes, which allow deeper imaging in biological tissues with higher spatial resolution. This book provides an overview of emerging novel ... Read more

    $75.01 AUD

  • The Fundamentals and Applications of Light-Emitting Diodes

    The Revolution in the Lighting Industry

    by Govind B. Nair and 1 more

    series Woodhead Publishing Series in Electronic and Optical Materials
    The Fundamentals and Applications of Light-Emitting Diodes: The Revolution in the Lighting Industry examines the evolution of LEDs, including a review of the luminescence process and background on solid state lighting. The book emphasizes phosphor-converted LEDs that are based on inorganic phosphors but explores different types of LEDs based on inorganic, organic, quantum dots, perovskite ... Read more

    $341.98 AUD

  • Luminescent Materials in Display and Biomedical Applications

    by Vikas Dubey and 2 more

    Luminescent materials with advanced performance are in the research hot spot with the recent technical developments of the display, lighting, and fluorescence labeling. Rare-earth-doped luminescent materials have been the focus of the research community owing to their wide applications in display devices, temperature sensors, solar cells, biomedical fields, optoelectronics, etc. This book covers ... Read more

    $339.34 AUD

  • Introduction to Ultrafast Phenomena

    From Femtosecond Magnetism to High-Harmonic Generation

    by Guo-ping Zhang and 4 more

    This book, the first of this kind, provides a comprehensive introduction to ultrafast phenomena, covering the fundamentals of ultrafast spin and charge dynamics, femtosecond magnetism, all-optical spin switching, and high-harmonic generation. It covers the experimental tools, including ultrafast pump-probe experiments, and theoretical methods including quantum chemistry and density functional ... Read more

    $80.40 AUD

  • 2D Materials for Infrared and Terahertz Detectors

    by Antoni Rogalski

    series Series in Materials Science and Engineering
    2D Materials for Infrared and Terahertz Detectors provides an overview of the performance of emerging detector materials, while also offering, for the first time, a comparison with traditional materials used in the fabrication of infrared and terahertz detectors.Since the discovery of graphene, its applications to electronic and optoelectronic devices have been intensively researched. The ... Read more

    $80.40 AUD

  • Quantum Information Processing, Quantum Computing, and Quantum Error Correction

    An Engineering Approach

    by Ivan B. Djordjevic

    The Second Edition of Quantum Information Processing, Quantum Computing, and Quantum Error Correction: An Engineering Approach presents a self-contained introduction to all aspects of the area, teaching the essentials such as state vectors, operators, density operators, measurements, and dynamics of a quantum system. In additional to the fundamental principles of quantum computation, basic quantum ... Read more

    $198.87 AUD

  • Silicon Nanophotonics

    Basic Principles, Present Status, and Perspectives, Second Edition

    by Leonid Khriachtchev

    Photonics is a key technology of this century. The combination of photonics and silicon technology is of great importance because of the potentiality of coupling electronics and optical functions on a single chip. Many experimental and theoretical studies have been performed to understand and design the photonic properties of silicon nanocrystals. Generation of light in silicon is a challenging ... Read more

    $75.01 AUD

  • Laser Plasma Theory and Simulation

    by Hector A. Baldis

    This book covers recent developments in laser plasma physics such as absorption, instability, energy transport and radiation from the standpoint of theory and simulation for plasma corona, showing how the elements for the high density compression depend on the interaction physics and heat transport. ... Read more

    $223.29 AUD

  • Lasers-Induced Plasmas and Applications

    by Leon J. Radziemski

    This book discusses the physics of plasma initiation and reviews the features of dissipating, propagating plasmas. It deals with advances in diagnostics for high-energy, laser-fusion plasmas. The book reviews the basic physical processes, plasma characteristics of the "continuous optical discharge". ... Read more

    $446.48 AUD

  • Gas Lasers

    by Masamori Endo and 1 more

    series Optical Science and Engineering
    Lasers with a gaseous active medium offer high flexibility, wide tunability, and advantages in cost, beam quality, and power scalability. Gas lasers have tended to become overshadowed by the recent popularity and proliferation of semiconductor lasers. As a result of this shift in focus, details on modern developments in gas lasers are difficult to find. In addition, different types of gas lasers ... Read more

    $321.52 AUD

  • Plasmonic Nanoguides and Circuits

    by Sergey Bozhevolnyi

    In this book, the authors concentrate on the surface Plasmon (SP) waveguide configurations ensuring nanoscale confinement and review the current status of this rapidly emerging field, considering different configurations being developed for nanoscale plasmonic guides and circuits. Both fundamental physics and application aspects of plasmonics are reviewed in detail by the world's leading experts. ... Read more

    $75.01 AUD

  • Selective Photonic Disinfection

    A Ray of Hope in the War Against Pathogens

    by Shaw-Wei D Tsen and 1 more

    series IOP Concise Physics
    Pathogens such as viruses and bacteria are among the greatest threats to human health worldwide. In today's era of population growth and international travel, new technologies are desperately needed to combat the spread of known and emerging pathogens.This book presents a new concept for pathogen inactivation called selective photonic disinfection (SEPHODIS). The SEPHODIS technology inactivates ... Read more

    $44.32 AUD

  • Position-Sensitive Gaseous Photomultipliers

    Research and Applications

    by Tom Francke and 1 more

    Gaseous photomultipliers are defined as gas-filled devices capable of recording single ultraviolet (UV) and visible photons with high position resolution. Used in a variety of research areas, these detectors can be paired with computers to treat and store imaging information of UV-light. Position-Sensitive Gaseous Photomultipliers: Research and Applications explores the advancement of gaseous ... Read more

    $331.86 AUD

  • Encyclopedic Handbook of Integrated Optics

    by Kenichi Iga and 1 more

    series Optical Science and Engineering
    As optical technologies move closer to the core of modern computer architecture, there arise many challenges in building optical capabilities from the network to the motherboard. Rapid advances in integrated optics technologies are making this a reality. However, no comprehensive, up-to-date reference is available to the technologies and principles underlying the field. The Encyclopedic Handbook ... Read more

    $339.34 AUD

  • Infrared and Terahertz Detectors, Third Edition

    by Antoni Rogalski

    This new edition of Infrared and Terahertz Detectors provides a comprehensive overview of infrared and terahertz detector technology, from fundamental science to materials and fabrication techniques. It contains a complete overhaul of the contents including several new chapters and a new section on terahertz detectors and systems. It includes a new tutorial introduction to technical aspects that ... Read more

    $428.66 AUD

  • Antimocrobial Photodynamic Inactivation and Antitumor Photodynamic Therapy with Fullerenes

    by Lucas F de Freitas and 1 more

    series IOP Concise Physics
    This book provides detailed and current information on using fullerenes (bucky-balls) in photodynamic therapy (PDT), one of the most actively studied applications of photonic science in healthcare. This will serve as a useful source for researchers working in photomedicine and nanomedicine, especially those who are investigating PDT for cancer treatment and infectious disease treatment. The book ... Read more

    $40.14 AUD

  • Prism and Lens Making

    A Textbook for Optical Glassworkers

    by Twyman F

    Prism and Lens Making: A Textbook for Optical Glassworkers, Second Edition is a unique compendium of the art and science of the optical working of glass for the production of mirrors, lenses, and prisms. Incorporating minor corrections and a foreword by Professor Walter Welford FRS, this reissue of the 1957 edition provides a wealth of technical information and hands-on guidance gained from a ... Read more

    $267.95 AUD

  • X-Ray Imaging

    Fundamentals, Industrial Techniques and Applications

    by Harry E. Martz and 3 more

    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 ... Read more

    $375.09 AUD

  • Materials Surface Processing by Directed Energy Techniques

    by Yves Pauleau

    series European Materials Research Society Series
    The current status of the science and technology related to coatings, thin films and surface modifications produced by directed energy techniques is assessed in Materials Surface Processing by Directed Energy Techniques. The subject matter is divided into 20 chapters - each presented at a tutorial level – rich with fundamental science and experimental results. New trends and new results are also ... Read more

    $282.14 AUD