Category: Light

Introduction to Laser Diode-Pumped Solid State Lasers by Richard Scheps

By Richard Scheps

This instructional textual content covers quite a lot of fabric, from the fundamentals of laser resonators to complicated subject matters in laser diode pumping. the subject material is gifted in descriptive phrases which are comprehensible via the technical specialist who doesn't have a robust origin in basic laser optics.Contents - Preface - checklist of Symbols - advent - easy suggestions - layout of a TEM00 Continuous-Wave Diode-Pumped Nd:YAG Laser - Operation of the Continuous-Wave Diode-Pumped Laser - strength Scaling concerns - Side-Pumped Designs - different Output Wavelengths for Nd-Doped Lasers - Diodes for Pumping different achieve parts - Examples of alternative Diode-Pumped Lasers - Intracavity components: Q-Switching, SHG, and Single-Longitudinal-Mode Operation - Bibliography - References - Index

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Biophotonics: Concepts to Applications by Gerd Keiser

By Gerd Keiser

This ebook introduces senior-level and postgraduate scholars to the foundations and purposes of biophotonics. It additionally serves as a precious reference source or as a short-course textbook for training physicians, clinicians, biomedical researchers, healthcare execs, and biomedical engineers and technicians facing the layout, improvement, and alertness of photonics parts and instrumentation to biophotonics matters. the themes contain the basics of optics and photonics, the optical houses of organic tissues, light-tissue interactions, microscopy for visualizing tissue parts, spectroscopy for optically reading the homes of tissue, and optical biomedical imaging. It additionally describes instruments and methods akin to laser and LED optical resources, photodetectors, optical fibers, bioluminescent probes for labeling cells, optical-based biosensors, floor plasmon resonance, and lab-on-a-chip applied sciences. one of the functions are optical coherence tomography (OCT), optical imaging modalities, photodynamic remedy (PDT), photobiostimulation or low-level gentle treatment (LLLT), different microscopic and spectroscopic strategies, tissue characterization, laser tissue ablation, optical trapping, and optogenetics. labored examples additional clarify the fabric and the way it may be utilized to sensible designs, and the homework difficulties support attempt readers’ knowing of the text.

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Bioinspired Photonics: Optical Structures and Systems by Viktoria Greanya

By Viktoria Greanya

Harness the Wonders of the wildlife

As our in-depth wisdom of organic platforms raises, the variety of units and purposes equipped from those ideas is quickly transforming into. Bioinspired Photonics: Optical constructions and structures encouraged via Nature presents an interdisciplinary creation to the alluring and numerous photonic structures visible in nature and explores how we take idea from them to create new photonic fabrics and devices.

See How Photonic platforms in Nature Work

The e-book offers very important examples of the way combining organic idea with state of the art nanoscience is leading to the emergence of a box eager about constructing genuine advancements in fabrics and units. the writer walks readers via examples taken from nature, delves into their characterization and function, and describes the original positive aspects in their functionality. She interweaves this fabric with discussions on fabricating man made models of the structures in addition to particular facets of the organic examples that researchers are leveraging of their personal work.

Replicate and Take notion from those platforms for Fabrication and Application

Suitable for a multidisciplinary viewers of scientists, technologists, scholars, and lay humans, this publication covers a variety of subject matters encompassed through bioinspired photonics in an easy-to-follow method. novices to the sector will collect the minimal historical past essential to commence exploring this attention-grabbing topic whereas specialists will observe cutting-edge methods to biomimetic and bioinspired photonic systems.

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Integrated ring resonators: the compendium by Dominik G. Rabus

By Dominik G. Rabus

The optical filter out, which has emerged within the previous couple of years in built-in optics, is resonator established. Ring-resonator filters don't require points or gratings for optical suggestions and are hence quite suited to monolithic integration with different parts. Ring resonators locate functions not just in optical networks, but in addition as sensors. the necessary passband form of ring resonator-filters will be customized by way of configurations of assorted ring coupled resonators. This publication describes the present cutting-edge on those units with appreciate to layout, fabrication and application.

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Micro-Optomechatronics (Optical Science and Engineering) by Hiroshi Hosaka, Yoshitada Katagiri, Terunao Hirota, Kiyoshi

By Hiroshi Hosaka, Yoshitada Katagiri, Terunao Hirota, Kiyoshi Itao

Fusing advancements in optics, electronics, and mechanics, this reference systematically explores and describes an abundance of micro-optomechatronic units and functions. The authors define the facility and place regulate of a laser beam, in addition to basic ideas in optical technology.Contains examples of micro-optomechatronic units in details and communique structures

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Light harvesting nanomaterials by Surya Prakash Singh

By Surya Prakash Singh

Mankind’s look for substitute power resources to grease and gasoline reserves has been fueled by way of expanding power calls for and technological advancements. at the present time, the possibility of harvesting power from new assets is an enormous factor in medical and monetary discourse and should stay to be so sooner or later a long time to return. solar is mostly a trustworthy and renewable strength resource that are applied to satisfy impending strength call for whether it is exploited in a good demeanour. gentle harvesting nanomaterials characterize a method during which this is completed via biomimetics or artificially designed supramolecular buildings. This book brings jointly evidence in regards to the underlying ideas and thought approximately mild harvesting structures. It provides interdisciplinary learn paintings with emphasis on nanoscale gadgets used to reap light.
Light Harvesting Nanomaterials information a large variety of platforms together with sunlight cells which contain hybrid fabrics to sturdy tetrapyrrolic sensitizers and different nanopolymer established structures. This publication is a worthwhile reference for complicated readers drawn to novel applied sciences that make the most of mild power for sensible and technical merits.

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The Raman effect: a unified treatment of the theory of Raman by Derek A. Long

By Derek A. Long

Offers a unified theoretical remedy of the topic that is entire andrigorous yet still readable. It comprises huge appendices whichdetail the mathematical and actual instruments and make sure the ebook turns out to be useful for readers with a wide selection of backgrounds and event. Written by means of a key determine in Raman spectroscopy with a superb popularity. The presentation is such that postgraduate and postdoctoral scholars in addition to extra demonstrated study employees will locate it precious.

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Laser beam shaping : theory and techniques by Fred M. Dickey

By Fred M. Dickey

Laser Beam Shaping: conception and Techniques addresses the idea and perform of each vital procedure for lossless beam shaping. whole with experimental effects in addition to assistance on while beam shaping is sensible and while each one process is suitable, the Second Edition is up to date to mirror major advancements within the box. This authoritative text:

  • Features new chapters on axicon mild ring new release platforms, laser-beam-splitting (fan-out) gratings, vortex beams, and microlens diffusers
  • Describes the most recent advances in beam profile dimension know-how and laser beam shaping utilizing diffractive diffusers
  • Contains new fabric on wavelength dependence, channel integrators, geometrical optics, and optical software

Laser Beam Shaping: conception and methods, moment Edition no longer only provides a operating figuring out of the basics, but in addition deals perception into the capability software of laser-beam-profile shaping in laser method design.

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Practical Optics by Naftaly Menn

By Naftaly Menn

Functional Optics bridges the space among what scholars research in optical engineering curricula and the issues they realistically will face as optical engineering practitioners, in numerous high-tech industries. A extensive variety of subject matters from sleek optical engineering are addressed, starting from geometrical optics and easy structure of electro-optical tools, to the speculation of imaging, radiation assets and radiation sensors, spectroscopy, and colour imaginative and prescient and outline of optical tools for measurements of various actual parameters (temperature, movement speed, distances, roughness of surfaces, etc.). · Condensed historical past details relating to so much subject matters of contemporary Electro-Optics and Optical Engineering. · insurance of every subject comprises examples and difficulties, such a lot of that are unique and derived from lifelike, high-tech initiatives. · distinctive ideas are supplied for each challenge, either theoretical and numerical; many readers will most likely begin with the problems/solutions after which learn the historical past if valuable. · assurance comprises a few issues hardly ever coated in Optics textbooks, corresponding to non-contact measurements of temperature, pace, or colour.

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