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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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Coding for Optical Channels

In order to adapt to the ever-increasing demands for high-speed transmission and distance-independent connectivity, todays network operators are implementing 100 Gb/s per dense wavelength division multiplexing (DWDM) channel. At those data rates, the performance of fiber-optic communication systems is degraded significantly due to intra- and inter-channel fiber nonlinearities, polarization-mode dispersion (PMD), and chromatic dispersion. In order to deal with these channel impairments, novel advanced techniques in modulation, detection, coding and signal processing are needed.This groundbreaking book represents a coherent and comprehensive introduction to the fundamentals of optical communications, digital signal processing (DSP), and coding for optical channels.     

Author Name :Ivan Djordjevic, William Ryan, Bane Vasic

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Fundamentals of Guided-Wave Optoelectronic Devices

Optoelectronic guided-wave devices are used in a wide range of optical fiber communication and optoelectronic systems. In such networks, the electrical and the optical characteristics of guided-wave devices, and the interplay between them, have a profound effect on system design and overall performance. Uniquely, this book combines both the optical and electrical behavior of guided-wave optoelectronic devices so that the interwoven properties, including interconnections to external components, are easily understood. It provides the key concepts and analytical techniques that readers can apply to current and future devices. It also presents the impact of material properties on guided-wave devices, and emphasizes the importance of time-dependent interactions between electrical and optical signals. This is an ideal reference for graduate students and researchers in electrical engineering and applied physics departments, as well as practitioners in the optoelectronics industry.     

Author Name :William S. C. Chang

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Advances in Optical Amplifiers

Optical amplifiers play a central role in all categories of fibre communications systems and networks. By compensating for the losses exerted by the transmission medium and the components through which the signals pass, they reduce the need for expensive and slow optical-electrical-optical conversion. The photonic gain media, which are normally based on glass- or semiconductor-based waveguides, can amplify many high speed wavelength division multiplexed channels simultaneously. Recent research has also concentrated on wavelength conversion, switching, demultiplexing in the time domain and other enhanced functions.     

Author Name :Paul Urquhart

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Path Routing in Mesh Optical Networks

Optical transport networks today not only provide trunking capacity to higher-layer networks, such as inter-router connectivity in an IP-centric infrastructure, but also support efficient routing and fast failure recovery of high-bandwidth services. This is possible due to the emergence of optical network elements that have the intelligence required to efficiently control the network. Optical mesh networks will enable a variety of dynamic services such as bandwidth-on-demand, Just-In-Time bandwidth, bandwidth scheduling, bandwidth brokering, and optical virtual private networks that open up new opportunities for service providers and their customers alike.Path Routing in Mesh Optical Networks combines both theoretical as well as practical aspects of routing and dimensioning for mesh optical networks. All authors have worked as technical leaders for the equipment vendor Tellium who implemented such capabilities in its product, and whose product was deployed in service provider networks.     

Author Name :Eric Bouillet, Georgios Ellinas

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The Principles of Nonlinear Optics

A comprehensive treatment of nonlinear optics emphasizing physical concepts and the relationhip between theory and experiment. Systematically describes a number of sub-topics in the field. Up-to-date references and numerous illustrations will help both beginners and practitioners interested in gaining a more thorough understanding of the subject.     

Author Name :Y. R. Shen

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Optics, 4th edition

Optics gives a comprehensive and balanced account of traditional optics as well as some of the recent developments in this field while meeting the requirements of a course on optics meant for undergraduate students of science and engineering.     

Author Name :Eugene Hecht

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Optical Sensors

Providing an overview of the necessary components and the range of applications from light-barriers to high-resolution surface-scanning interferometers, this is a valuable introduction to the technology of optical sensors as well as a reference for experienced practitioners.The first part of the book introduces readers to the basics of sensor principles by describing the most important components that can be found in all optical sensors. Based on this opto-electronic toolbox, the second part then goes on to give numerous examples of optical sensors with respect to their applications.     

Author Name :Jorg Haus

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Optical Communication Theory and Techniques

This book is a collection of papers dealing with the theoretical aspects of optical communications. It is divided into four parts: Information and Communication Thoery for Optical Communications; Coding Theory and Techniques; Characterizing, Measuring, and Calculating Performance in Optical Fiber Communication Systems; and Modulation Formats and Detection. Each paper is self-contained, and will give the reader a clear picture of the treated topic, an overview of the theoretical aspects, and an idea of the most recent advances.     

Author Name :Enrico Forestieri

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Mathematical Principles of Optical Fiber Communication (CBMS-NSF Regional Conference Series in Applied Mathematics

With the maturing of mobile portable telephony and the emerging broadband access market, greater fiber transmission capacity will be essential in the early 21st century. Since the demand for more capacity drives the development of new optics-based technologies, fiber optics therefore remains a vibrant area for research. Mathematical Principles of Optical Fiber Communications is intended to support and promote interdisciplinary research in optical fiber communications by providing essential background in both the physical and mathematical principles of the discipline. Chapter topics include the basics of fibers and their construction, fiber modes and the criterion of single mode operation, the nonlinear Schrodinger equation, the variational approach to the analysis of pulse propagation, and, finally, solitons and some new results on soliton formation energy thresholds. These chapters are written to be as independent as possible while taking the reader to the frontiers of research on fiber optics communications.     

Author Name :J. K. Shaw

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Dissemination of Information in Optical Networks

This book offers a broad overview of techniques used in the design of Wavelength Division Multiplexing (WDM) networks for efficient dissemination of information in computer networks. It starts with an overview of the hardware components then provides a thorough review of WDM. Each topic is covered rigorously with emphasis on detailed explanations of the approaches used. Numerous exercises are included.     

Author Name :Subir Bandyopadhyay

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The Fundamentals of Signal Transmission

The Fundamentals of Signal Transmission' presents a discussion of the main forms of signal transmission media. Twisted pair, coaxial line, optical fibre, waveguides and freespace propagation and antennas are covered using a standard format. After a discussion of signals in general, the nature of wave propagation is examined. These fundamentals are then related to the specific transmission types. Mathematics is kept as simple as possible and is complemented by ample qualitative explanation; where necessary more detailed mathematics can be found in the appendices. Some knowledge of basic electronic circuit theory and field theory is assumed.     

Author Name :L.Ibbotson

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Optical Diagnostics for Thin Film Processing

This volume describes the increasing role of in situ optical diagnostics in thin film processing for applications ranging from fundamental science studies to process development to control during manufacturing. The key advantage of optical diagnostics in these applications is that they are usually noninvasive and nonintrusive. Optical probes of the surface, film, wafer, and gas above the wafer are described for many processes, including plasma etching, MBE, MOCVD, and rapid thermal processing. For each optical technique, the underlying principles are presented, modes of experimental implementation are described, and applications of the diagnostic in thin film processing are analyzed, with examples drawn from microelectronics and optoelectronics. Special attention is paid to real-time probing of the surface, to the noninvasive measurement of temperature, and to the use of optical probes for process control.     

Author Name :Irving P. Herman

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Multiwavelength Optical LANs

This book extensively covers an important research area in optical networking, enabling readers to fully understand the concepts of optical LANs and learn details of architecture issues and control protocols.Through its careful focus on the local area, the book, covers the major architectural, topological and protocol issues regarding optical Local Area Networks (LANs) today. Considering that constant advances on optical component technology make all-optical WDM LANs all the more feasible for a wide commercial deployment, the book investigates thoroughly the crucial latter topic, i.e. the Media-Access Control (MAC) protocols that should be used. Besides introducing a noteworthy part of the vast literature on such protocols and providing some helpful distinguishing key protocol characteristics, the book is also innovative in focusing on a recent significant class of promising protocols whose operation is based on network feedback information. In this way, these adaptive protocols for optical LANs achieve an overall higher performance in comparison with many other non-adaptive schemes.     

Author Name :Georgios I. Papadimitriou, Paraskevas A. Tsimoulas, Mohammad S. Obaidat, Andreas S. Pomportsis

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Internet Networks

In the not too distant future, internet access will be dominated by wireless networks. With that, wireless edge using optical core next-generation networks will become as ubiquitous as traditional telephone networks. This means that telecom engineers, chip designers, and engineering students must prepare to meet the challenges and opportunities that the development and deployment of these technologies will bring.Bringing together cutting-edge coverage of wireless and optical networks in a single volume,Internet Networks Wired, Wireless, and Optical Technologiesprovides a concise yet complete introduction to these dynamic technologies. Filled with case studies, illustrations, and practical examples from industry, the text explains how wireless, wireline, and optical networks work together.     

Author Name :Krzysztof Iniewski

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An Analytical Approach to Optical Burst Switched Networks

This book presents the state of the art results on modeling and analysis of OBS networks. It provides researchers with new directions for future research and helps them gain a better understanding of modeling OBS networks. This book classifies all the literature on modeling and analysis of OBS networks and serves as a thought provoking material for the researchers working on the analysis of high-speed networks. The scope of this book however is not limited to OBS networks alone but extends to high-speed communication networks with limited or no buffers.     

Author Name :T. Venkatesh, C. Siva Ram Murthy

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Optical Networks

The third edition of Optical Networks continues to be the authoritative source for information on optical networking technologies and techniques. Componentry and transmission are discussed in detail with emphasis on practical networking issues that affect organizations as they evaluate, deploy, or develop optical networks. New updates in this rapidly changing technology are introduced. These updates include sections on pluggable optical transceivers, ROADM (reconfigurable optical add/drop multiplexer), and electronic dispersion compensation. Current standards updates such as G.709 OTN, as well as, those for GPON, EPON, and BPON are featured. Expanded discussions on multimode fiber with additional sections on photonic crystal and plastic fibers, as well as expanded coverage of Ethernet and Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS).     

Author Name :Rajiv Ramaswami, Kumar Sivarajan, Galen Sasaki

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Solitons in Optical Fibers

A solid reference for engineers and students developing and sustaining wired communications across the globe.     

Author Name :Linn F. Mollenauer, James P. Gordon

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Principles of Nano-Optics

Professor Lukas Novotny, a well known Rochester scientist in near field optics, provides a comprehensive overview of the field. The book starts from fundamentals in classical optics (Born and Wolf), electrodynamics (J. D. Jackson), and extends to the frontiers of near field optics. It is comprehensive and in detail. Great for physics, optical engineering students who are interested in this field!     

Author Name :Lukas Novotny , Bert Hecht

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Photonics

Due to its central role in modern communications technologies, photonics--or optical electronics--has evolved dynamically over the last ten years. Photonics by Amnon Yariv and Pochi Yeh is extensively revised and updated to keep pace with this unprecedented development. Now more tailored to optical communication, the sixth edition integrates material on generating and manipulating optical radiation and designing photonic components for the transmission of information. It also presents a broader theoretical underpinning and more explanations of mathematical derivations than the previous edition.The text describes the basic physics and principles of operation of major photonic components in optical communications and electronics. These components include optical resonators, various lasers, waveguides, optical fibers, gratings, and photonic crystals. photonics, Sixth Edition, also covers the transmission, modulation, amplification, and detection of optical beams in optical networks, as well as nonlinear optical effects in fibers. It assumes a background in electromagnetic theory, Maxwell's equations, and electromagnetic wave propagation.     

Author Name :Amnon Yariv, Pochi Yeh

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Introduction to Nanophotonics

Nanophotonics is where photonics merges with nanoscience and nanotechnology, and where spatial confinement considerably modifies light propagation and light-matter interaction. Describing the basic phenomena, principles, experimental advances and potential impact of nanophotonics, this graduate-level textbook is ideal for students in physics, optical and electronic engineering and materials science. The textbook highlights practical issues, material properties and device feasibility, and includes the basic optical properties of metals, semiconductors and dielectrics. Mathematics is kept to a minimum and theoretical issues are reduced to a conceptual level. Each chapter ends in problems so readers can monitor their understanding of the material presented. The introductory quantum theory of solids and size effects in semiconductors are considered to give a parallel discussion of wave optics and wave mechanics of nanostructures. The physical and historical interplay of wave optics and quantum mechanics is traced. Nanoplasmonics, an essential part of modern photonics, is also included.     

Author Name :Sergey V. Gaponenko

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Highly Sensitive Optical Receivers

Highly Sensitive Optical Receivers primarily treats the circuit design of optical receivers with external photodiodes. Continuous-mode and burst-mode receivers are compared. The monograph first summarizes the basics of III/V photodetectors, transistor and noise models, bit-error rate, sensitivity and analog circuit design, thus enabling readers to understand the circuits described in the main part of the book. In order to cover the topic comprehensively, detailed descriptions of receivers for optical data communication in general and, in particular, optical burst-mode receivers in deep-sub-m CMOS are presented. Numerous detailed and elaborate illustrations facilitate better understanding.     

Author Name :K. Itoh, T. Lee, T. Sakurai, W.M.C. Sansen, D. Schmitt-Landsiedel

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Optical Switching

Applications of optical switching in network elements and communication networks are discussed in considerable depth. Optical circuits, packet, and burst switching are all included.Composed of distinct self-contained chapters with minimum overlaps and independent references.Provides up-to-date comprehensive coverage of optical switching, technologies, devices, systems andnetworks.Discusses applications of optical switching in network elements and communications networks.     

Author Name :Tarek S.El-Bawab

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Advances in Optical and Photonic Devices

A new type of semiconductor laser is studied, in which injected carriers in the active region are quantum mechanically confined in localized finite self-assembled wire-like quantumdash (Qdash) structures that are varied in sizes and compositions. Effects of such carrier distribution and quasi three-dimensional density of states contribute to a quasisupercontinuum interband lasing characteristics, which is a new laser design platform as compared to continuous broad emission spectrum generated by nonlinear media pumped with ultrashort laser pulse. The wavelength profile of quasi-supercontinuum emission is tunable at near-infrared wavelength spanning across several optical communication bands at around ~1500 nm in addition to the ability of operating condition at room temperature as opposed to that previously obtained only at operating temperature below 100 K. In this chapter, a thorough analysis of the Qdash material system, device physics and the establishment of ultrabroad stimulated emission behavior will be presented and discussed.     

Author Name :Ki Young Kim

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Optical Waveguide Modes

This in-depth work explains how transverse optical waveguide geometry influences field distribution and polarization properties. You will gain a thorough understanding of the fundamental physics of mode structure.Optical Waveguide Modes covers single- and few-mode optical waveguides with an emphasis on single-core and multicore optical fibers and couplers, including a large range of geometries and anisotropies. Analysis is performed using extensions of the weak-guidance perturbation formalism together with elementary group representation theory. This definitive volume offers a detailed introduction to and classification of diverse forms of fundamental and higher-order modes and various polarization manifestations.     

Author Name :Richard Black, Langis Gagnon

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Fundamentals of Wavelets

Wavelet theory originated from research activities in many areas of science and engineering. As a result, it finds applications in a wide range of practical problems. Wavelet techniques are specifically suited for nonstationary signals for which classic Fourier methods are ineffective.Based on courses taught by the authors at Texas A&M University as well as related conferences, Fundamentals of Wavelets is a textbook offering an up-to-date engineering approach to wavelet theory. It balances a discussion of wavelet theory and algorithms with its far-ranging practical applications in signal processing, image processing, electromagnetic wave scattering, and boundary value problems.     

Author Name :Jaideva C. Goswami , Andrew K. Chan

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Optical Physics

This fourth edition of a well-established textbook takes students from fundamental ideas to the most modern developments in optics. Illustrated with 400 figures, it contains numerous practical examples, many from student laboratory experiments and lecture demonstrations. Aimed at undergraduate and advanced courses on modern optics, it is ideal for scientists and engineers. The book covers the principles of geometrical and physical optics, leading into quantum optics, using mainly Fourier transforms and linear algebra. Chapters are supplemented with advanced topics and up-to-date applications, exposing readers to key research themes, including negative refractive index, surface plasmon resonance, phase retrieval in crystal diffraction and the Hubble telescope, photonic crystals, super-resolved imaging in biology, electromagnetically induced transparency, slow light and superluminal propagation, entangled photons and solar energy collectors.     

Author Name :Ariel Lipson, Stephen G. Lipson, Henry Lipson

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Nanoscopy and Multidimensional Optical Fluorescence Microscopy

Nanoscopy and Multidimensional Optical Fluorescence Microscopy demonstrates that the boundaries between sciences do blur at the bottom, especially those that might separate the optical work of physicists and the cellular work of microbiologists. In 18 chapters written by pioneering researchers, this work offers the first comprehensive and current documentation of the cutting-edge research being accomplished in a wide range of photonic devices with revolutionary application.     

Author Name :Alberto Diaspro

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Optical Lithography

This book is aimed at new and experienced engineers, technology managers, and senior technicians who want to enrich their understanding of the image formation physics of a lithographic system. Readers will gain knowledge of the basic equations and constants that drive optical lithography, learn the basics of exposure systems and image formation, and come away with a full understanding of system components, processing, and optimization. Readers will also get a primer on the outlook of optical lithography and the many next-generation technologies that may greatly enhance semiconductor manufacturing in the near future.     

Author Name :Burn J. Lin

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Fundamental Principles of Optical Lithography

Microlithography is the main technical driving force behind one of the most important phenomenon in the history of technology - microelectronics and the incredible shrinking transistor. These dramatic increases in electronic functionality per unit cost each year for early five decades, have transformed society. The gating piece of technology in this marvel of manufacturing progress has always been the process of lithography - the photochemical printing of circuit patterns onto semiconductor wafers.This text attempts a difficult task - to capture the fundamental principles of the incredibly fast-changing field of semiconductor microlithography in such a sway that these principles may be effectively applied to past, present and future microfabrication technology generations. Its focus is on the underlying scientific principles of optical lithography, rather than its practice. It will serve equally well as a university textbook (each chapter has an extensive set of problems) and as an industry resource.     

Author Name :Chris Mack

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Mounting Optics in Optical Instruments, 2nd Edition

Entirely updated to cover the latest technology, this Second Edition gives optical designers and optomechanical engineers a thorough understanding of the principal ways in which optical components--lenses, windows, filters, shells, domes, prisms, and mirrors of all sizes--are mounted in optical instruments.Along with new information on tolerancing, sealing considerations, elastomeric mountings, alignment, stress estimation, and temperature control, two new chapters address the mounting of metallic mirrors and the alignment of reflective and catadioptric systems.The updated accompanying CD-ROM offers a convenient spreadsheet of the many equations that are helpful in solving problems encountered when mounting optics in instruments.     

Author Name :Paul R. Yoder, Jr.

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Optical Holography

This is a new and greatly expanded edition of what has become one of the best known introductions to the principles, techniques and applications of optical holography. Where necessary, existing sections have been updated to cover several new techniques and applications and two new chapters have been added. After presenting the theory of holographic imaging and the various types of holograms, the author covers practical aspects of holography, as well as the production of holograms for display, color holography, and computer generated holograms. He then discusses a variety of applications of holography in detail, such as high resolution imaging, information storage and processing, vibration analysis, and holographic interferometry. Containing more than 1000 selected references, this book will be invaluable to anyone wishing to learn more about optical holography, as well as to established researchers and engineers in this field.     

Author Name :P. Hariharan

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Applied Nanotechnology

An overview of nanotechnology that encompasses scientific, technological, economic and social issues - investigating the potential of nanotechnology to transform whole sectors of industry from healthcare to energy. Jeremy Ramsden provides a blueprint for those involved in the commercialization of nanotechnology.     

Author Name :Jeremy Ramsden

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Nanotechnology for Electronic Materials and Devices

This book is designed as an introduction for graduate students, engineers, and researchers who want to understand the current status and future trends of micro- and nano-electronic materials and devices. It also serves as an essential reference for nanotechnology "gurus" who need to keep abreast of the latest directions and challenges in microelectronic technology. The viewpoints presented within the book can help to foster further research and cross-disciplinary interactions required to surmount the barriers facing future generations of technology design.     

Author Name :Anatoli Korkin, Evgeni Gusev

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Optical Generation and Control of Quantum Coherence in Semiconductor Nanostructures

The unprecedented control of coherence that can be exercised in quantum optics of atoms and molecules has stimulated increasing efforts in extending it to solid-state systems. One motivation to exploit the coherent phenomena comes from the emergence of the quantum information paradigm, however many more potential device applications ranging from novel lasers to spintronics are all bound up with issues in coherence. The book focuses on recent advances in the optical control of coherence in excitonic and polaritonic systems as model systems for the complex semiconductor dynamics towards the goal of achieving quantum coherence control in solid-state. Special attention is given to the optical control of spin coherence. These front edge research topics are presented in the form of review articles by leading scientists.     

Author Name :Gabriela Slavcheva, Philippe Roussignol

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