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Zinc Oxide Materials for Electronic and Optoelectronic Device Applications

Zinc Oxide (ZnO) powder has been widely used as a white paint pigment and industrial processing chemical for nearly 150 years. However, following a rediscovery of ZnO and its potential applications in the 1950s, science and industry alike began to realize that ZnO had many interesting novel properties that were worthy of further investigation.ZnO is a leading candidate for the next generation of electronics, and its biocompatibility makes it viable for medical devices. This book covers recent advances including crystal growth, processing and doping and also discusses the problems and issues that seem to be impeding the commercialization of devices.Topics include: * Energy band structure and spintronics * Fundamental optical and electronic properties * Electronic contacts of ZnO * Growth of ZnO crystals and substrates * Ultraviolet photodetectors * ZnO quantum wells.Zinc Oxide Materials for Electronic and Optoelectronic Device Applications is ideal for university, government, and industrial research and development laboratories, particularly those engaged in ZnO and related materials research.     

Author Name :Cole W. Litton, Donald C. Reynolds, Thomas C. Collins

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Introduction to Adaptive Optics

Adaptive optics systems and components have achieved a level of sophistication and simplicity that goes beyond traditional applications in astronomy and the military and into developments in medicine, manufacturing, and communications. This book was written for those interested in the multidisciplinary technology and those who need a broad-brush explanation without wading through thousands of journal articles. It follows the structure of a one-day tutorial taught by the author, including humor and sidebars of historical material.     

Author Name :Robert K. Tyson

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Ultrafast Optics V

This book includes the most up-to date results present at Joint Conference on Ultrafast Optics V and Applications of High Field and short Wavelength Sources XI. The volume contains plenary and invited contributions together with carefully selected regular contributions. This book aims at the highest level of presentation to make it useful as a reference for those working in the field.     

Author Name :Shuntaro Watanabe, Katsumi Midorikawa

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Digital Holographic Microscopy

Digital holography is an emerging field of new paradigm in general imaging applications. The book presents an introduction to the theoretical and numerical principles and reviews the research and development activities in digital holography, with emphasis on the microscopy techniques and applications. Topics covered include the general theory of diffraction and holography formations, and practical instrumentation and experimentation of digital holography. Various numerical techniques are described that give rise to the unique and versatile capabilities of digital holography. Representative special techniques and applications of digital holography are discussed. The book is intended for researchers interested in developing new techniques and exploring new applications of digital holography.     

Author Name :Myung K. Kim

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Aerosol Optics

This new text offers experienced students a comprehensive review of available techniques for the remote sensing of aerosols. These small particles influence both atmospheric visibility and the thermodynamics of the atmosphere. They are also of great importance in any consideration of climate change problems. Aerosols may also be responsible for the loss of harvests, human health problems and ecological disasters. Thus, this detailed study of aerosol properties on a global scale could not be more timely.     

Author Name :Alexander A. Kokhanovsky

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Essentials of Modern Optical Fiber Communication

This is a concise introduction into optical fiber communication. It covers important aspects from the physics of optical wave propagation and amplification to the essentials of modulation formats and receivers. The combination of a solid coverage of necessary fundamental theory with an in-depth discussion of recent relevant research results enables the reader to design modern optical fiber communication systems. The book serves both graduate students and professionals. It includes many worked examples with solutions for lecturers.     

Author Name :Reinhold Noe

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Optical Scanning Holography with MATLAB

Optical Scanning Holography is an exciting new field with many potential novel applications. This book contains tutorials, research materials, as well as new ideas and insights that will be useful for those working in the field of optics and holography. The book has been written by one of the leading researchers in the field. It covers the basic principles of the topic which will make the book relevant for years to come.     

Author Name :Ting-Chung Poon

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Broadband Circuits for Optical Fiber Communication

An expert guide to the new and emerging field of broadband circuits for optical fiber communication.This exciting publication makes it easy for readers to enter into and deepen their knowledge of the new and emerging field of broadband circuits for optical fiber communication. The author's selection and organization of material have been developed, tested, and refined from his many industry courses and seminars. Five types of broadband circuits are discussed in detail:* Transimpedance amplifiers * Limiting amplifiers * Automatic gain control (AGC) amplifiers * Lasers drivers * Modulator drivers     

Author Name :Eduard Sackinger

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Fundamentals of Optoelectronics

Fundamentals of Optoelectronics teaches the basic physics anddesignengineering of guided wave optical devices. The text explains physical principles in an interactive fashion, stressing understanding, but also involving enough math and physics to provide practicaldesignformula. The text uses alot of numerical examples and offers numerical homework problems, which brings it up to date with current research and development inindustry. The text is pragmatic, aimed at showing thestudenthow todesignor simulate real devices. No other available text takes this pragmatic hardware approach.     

Author Name :Clifford R. Pollock

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Transparent Electronics

The challenge for producing invisible electronic circuitry and opto-electronic devices is that the transistor materials must be transparent to visible light yet have good carrier mobilities. This requires a special class of materials having contra-indicated properties because from the band structure point of view, the combination of transparency and conductivity is contradictory.Structured to strike a balance between introductory and advanced topics, this monograph juxtaposes fundamental science and technology / application issues, and essential materials characteristics versus device architecture and practical applications. The first section is devoted to fundamental materials compositions and their properties, including transparent conducting oxides, transparent oxide semiconductors, p-type wide-band-gap semiconductors, and single-wall carbon nanotubes. The second section deals with transparent electronic devices including thin-film transistors, photovoltaic cells, integrated electronic circuits, displays, sensors, solar cells, and electro-optic devices.Describing scientific fundamentals and recent breakthroughs such as the first invisible transistor,Transparent Electronics: From Synthesis to Applicationsbrings together world renowned experts from both academia, national laboratories, and industry.     

Author Name :Antonio Facchetti, Tobin Marks

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