Encyclopaedia of Lasers and Optical Technology

Encyclopaedia of Lasers and Optical Technology

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This authoritative volume will bring readers up to date with the latest advances in lasers and optics. The topics reflect the new understanding and technology that have appeared in recent years and cover such areas as: Holography, Chemical, free-electron, gas, nuclear pumped, rare gas-halide, speckle interferometry, and tunable dye lasers science of color microoptics optical circuitry optical fiber communication telescopes and much more.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 764 pages
  • 185.17 x 262.38 x 37.85mm | 1,555.81g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 70 tables, 550 illustrations, glossary, bibliography, index
  • 0122266935
  • 9780122266935

Table of contents

Chemical lasers, W.C.Solomon; colour centre lasers, C.R.Pollock; colour, science of, R.M.Boynton; diffraction, optical, S.Solimeno; electrodynamics, quantum, W.P.Healy; free-electron lasers, H.P.Freund and R.K.Parker; gas lasers, W.W.Duley; holography, C.C.Guest; interferometry, optical, P.Hariharan; laser cooling and trapping of atomsl, J.E.Bjorkholm; lasers - materials interactions, M.Bass; laser pulsations, dynamical, N.Abraham; lasers, W.T.Silfvast; light sources, J.F.Waymouth; luminescence, J.N.Demas and S.E.Demas; micro-optics, K.Iga; mode-locking of lasers, P.W.Smith and A.M.Weiner; nonimaging concentrators (optics), R.Winston and J.O'Gallagher; nonlinear optical processes, J.F.Reintjes; nuclear pumped lasers, D.A.McArthur; optical circuitry, H.M.Gibbs, et al; optical fibre communications, B.K.Tariyal and A.H.Cherin; optical fibre techniques (medicine), A.Katzir; optical fibres, drawing and coating, L.L. Blyler, Jr and F.V.DiMarcello; optical information processing, M.M.Mirsalehi; optical phase conjugation, R.A.Fisher; optical systems design, R.E.Fischer; quantum optics, J.H.Eberly and P.W.Milonni; rare gas-halide lasers, M.Obara and F.Kannari; semiconductor injection lasers, P.J.Delfyett and C.H.Lee; speckle interferometry, H.A.McAlister; switching, optical, S.C.Gratze; telescopes, optical, L.D.Barr; tunable dye lasers, T.F.Johnston, Jr; ultra-fast laser technology, P.J.Delfyett, et al; ultrashort laser pulse chemistry and spectroscopy, J.L.Knee.
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