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Extreme Ultraviolet Lithography -- ISBN: 9780819494887 An SPIE Special Collection In the drive to maintain scaling of semiconductor devices according to Moore's law, extreme-ultraviolet lithography (EUVL) is a leading candidate among next-generation lithography (NGL) technologies to...
EUV Lithography -- ISBN: 9780819496409 Editorial Review Dr. Bakshi has compiled a thorough, clear reference text covering the important fields of EUV lithography for high-volume manufacturing. This book has resulted from his many years of...
Lens Design Fundamentals, Second Edition -- ISBN: 9780819479396 R. Barry Johnson is the 2012 winner of the Joseph W. Goodman Book Writing Award. Rudolf Kingslake (1903-2003) is widely considered to be the father of lens design in the...
Brilliant!: Shuji Nakamura and the Revolution in Lighting Technology -- ISBN: 9781591024620 The winners of the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics, announced the morning of 7 October in Stockholm, are Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano, and Shuji Nakamura. They are honored...
Camera Lenses: From Box Camera to Digital -- ISBN: 9780819460936 "Camera Lenses is an instant classic, as both a valuable technical resource and a fascinating read for the optical engineer." --Dr. Kenneth Moore, President of ZEMAX Development Corporation This book...
Field Guide to Linear Systems in Optics -- ISBN: 9781628415476 "Linear systems" is a broad and important area in many scientific and engineering disciplines, and it is especially important in optics because it forms the basis for Fourier optics, diffraction...
MOEMS: Micro-Opto-Electro-Mechanical Systems -- ISBN: 9780819450210 "This is a great compendium of fundamentals, research, and applications in the rapidly growing area of optical microsystems. Every engineer working on MOEMS should have this on his or her...
Integration of Lasers and Fiber Optics into Robotic Systems -- ISBN: 9780819413130 A broad variety of techniques described in this book, as applied to a number of tasks in robotics, provide the reader with a feel for the potential of lasers and...
Introduction to DWDM Technology: Data in a Rainbow -- ISBN: 9780819436207 A clear, concise overview of Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing (DWDM), a new fiber optic communications technology enabling the transport and processing of huge amounts of information at the speed of...
Field Guide to Interferometric Optical Testing -- ISBN: 9780819465108 A distillation of Dr. Wyant's course at the University of Arizona, this Field Guide covers the key fundamentals of interferometry, types of interferometers and interferograms, concepts of phase-shifting interferometry, long-wavelength...
Harnessing Light: Optical Science and Engineering for the 21st Century -- ISBN: 9780819430533 A report by the Committee on Optical Science and Engineering. This book reviews the status of the optics field today, assesses the outlook for tomorrow, and recommends ways to ensure...
Electronic Image Display: Equipment Selection and Operation -- ISBN: 9780819444202 A wide range of users will find this guide useful for maintaining image quality in electronic displays. This professional reference book begins with overviews of display systems and types of...
Computer-Aided Cancer Detection and Diagnosis: Recent Advances -- ISBN: 9780819497390 Accurate imaging of cancerous tissue is a critical step in the fight to lower cancer mortality rates, and computer-aided detection and diagnosis (CAD) technologies play a key role. Over the...
Lighter Side of Adaptive Optics -- ISBN: 9780819475619 Adaptive optics has been under development for well over 40 years. It is an indisputable necessity for all major ground-based astronomical telescopes and is the foundation for laser and wavefront...
Introduction to Adaptive Optics -- ISBN: 9780819435118 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...
Mathematical Modeling and Validation in EO System Development -- ISBN: 9781510601734 Advances in computers and software tools have fueled the demand for increasingly sophisticated mathematical models and simulators. This Spotlight provides guidance for maximizing the benefits of modeling within a project...
Analysis of Sampled Imaging Systems -- ISBN: 9780819434890 Advances in solid state detector arrays, flat panel displays, and digital image processing have prompted an increasing variety of sampled imaging products and possibilities. These technology developments provide new opportunities...
Analysis and Evaluation of Sampled Imaging Systems -- ISBN: 9780819480774 Advancing technology in detector arrays, flat panel displays, and digital image processing provides new opportunities to expand imaging applications and enhance system performance. Technical managers and design engineers are faced...
Field Guide to Holography -- ISBN: 9780819499578 Although they are mostly known by the general public for producing beautiful artworks, holograms are used in a variety of technical applications. From nondestructive testing of composite materials to data...
Adaptive Image Processing: A Computational Intelligence Perspective -- ISBN: 9780819444967 Application of computational intelligence techniques--often called soft computing--to the problem of adaptive image processing is the focus of this text. Imaging professionals and others with a background in mathematical science,...
Infrared Fibers and Their Applications -- ISBN: 9780819452184 As an expert in the field with nearly 30 years' experience, Harrington provides complete and up-to-date coverage of infrared fiber technology. Readers are given in-depth facts about the three key...
Field Mathematics for Electromagnetics, Photonics, and Materials Science: A Guide for the Scientist and Engineer -- ISBN: 9780819455239 As electromagnetics, photonics, and materials science evolve, it is increasingly important for students and practitioners in the physical sciences and engineering to understand vector calculus and tensor analysis. This book...
Mathematical Techniques for Engineers and Scientists -- ISBN: 9781628410723 As technology continues to move ahead, modern engineers and scientists are frequently faced with difficult mathematical problems that require an ever greater understanding of advanced concepts. Designed as a self-study...
Electromagnetic Wave Propagation in Turbulence: Evaluation and Application of Mellin Transforms, 2nd Ed. -- ISBN: 9780819467287 At first glance, Mellin transforms can look formidable and complicated. With this book, Dr. Richard Sasiela invites readers to overcome these fears and see just how useful they can be.
Alien Vision: Exploring the Electromagnetic Spectrum with Imaging Technology, Second Edition -- ISBN: 9780819485359 Austin Richards takes readers on a visual tour of the electromagnetic spectrum beyond the range of human sight, using imaging technology as the means to "see" invisible light. Dozens of...
Design and Implementation of Autostereoscopic Displays -- ISBN: 9781628416800 Autostereoscopic (glasses-free) displays provide perspectives of images according to the position of the observer. This book introduces various autostereoscopic technologies, from the fundamental principles of the parallax-barrier method to the...
Amazing Light: A Volume Dedicated to Charles Hard Townes on His 80th Birthday -- ISBN: 9780780311817 Available by arrangement with IEEE.
Computer-Aided Design of Optoelectronic Integrated Circuits and Systems -- ISBN: 9780819426147 Available by arrangement with Prentice Hall PTR.
Bioluminescence and Fluorescence for In Vivo Imaging -- ISBN: 9780819482471 Bioluminescence methods are gaining increased attention due to their sensitivity, selectivity, and simplicity, along with the fact that bioluminescence can be monitored both in vitro and in vivo. This book...
Fundamentals of BioMEMS and Medical Microdevices -- ISBN: 9780819459770 BioMEMS devices are as important to the future of medicine as microprocessors were to the computer revolution at the end of the last century. BioMEMS is a science that includes...
Light Propagation through Biological Tissue and Other Diffusive Media: Theory, Solutions, and Software -- ISBN: 9780819476586 Book includes a CD-ROM. This book provides foundational information on modeling light propagation through diffusive media, with special emphasis on biological tissue. A summary of the theoretical background on light...
Multimodality Breast Imaging: Diagnosis and Treatment -- ISBN: 9780819492944 Breast cancer is an abnormal growth of cells in the breast, usually in the inner lining of the milk ducts or lobules. It is currently the most common type of...
Applications of Dispersive Optical Spectroscopy Systems -- ISBN: 9781628413724 Bridging the gap between a theoretical background in applied spectroscopy systems and practical recommendations, Applications of Dispersive Optical Spectroscopy Systems addresses the requirements, recommended configurations, and the justification and verification...
Fundamentals of Dispersive Optical Spectroscopy Systems -- ISBN: 9780819498243 Bridging the gap between basic theoretical texts and specific system recommendations, Fundamentals of Dispersive Optical Spectroscopy Systems addresses the definition, design, justification, and verification of instrumentation for optical spectroscopy, with...
Basics of Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) -- ISBN: 9780819458698 Code division multiple access (CDMA) has proven to be a viable enabling technique for the simultaneous transmission and reception of data over a shared channel. Although associated mostly with wireless...
Coherent Fields and Images in Remote Sensing -- ISBN: 9780819451903 Coherent fields and images can provide significant information about remote objects in a variety of practical ways. This volume considers several coherent phenomena, including the use of coherent remote sensing...
Introduction to Complex Mediums for Optics and Electromagnetics -- ISBN: 9780819449474 Complex-mediums electromagnetics (CME) describes the study of electromagnetic fields in materials with complicated response properties. This truly multidisciplinary field commands the attentions of scientists from physics and optics to electrical...
Computational Fourier Optics: A MATLAB Tutorial -- ISBN: 9780819482044 Computational Fourier Optics is a text that shows the reader in a tutorial form how to implement Fourier optical theory and analytic methods on the computer. A primary objective is...
Copper Interconnect Technology -- ISBN: 9780819438973 Copper interconnect technology is expected to be a key component in the quest to create more powerful CPUs and memory chips. This text examines the role of copper in future...
MEMS and MOEMS Technology and Applications -- ISBN: 9780819495983 Cost, size, speed, weight, and precision are driving the miniaturization of mechanical systems. This book presents a detailed look at two micromachining technologies that have evolved from the integrated circuits...
Formation of a Digital Image: The Imaging Chain Simplified -- ISBN: 9780819489760 Creating a digital picture is so simple today that when we pick up our camera and push the button, we don't put any thought into the process that we just...
Introduction to Liquid Crystals for Optical Design and Engineering -- ISBN: 9781628418071 Devices based on liquid crystals have become the mainstay of display technology used in mobile devices, vehicles, computer systems, and almost any other opportunity for information display imaginable. The aim...
Field Guide to Image Processing -- ISBN: 9780819490216 Digital imaging is essential to many industries, such as remote sensing, entertainment, defense, and biotechnology, and many processing techniques have been developed over time. This Field Guide serves as a...
DLP Using Digital Micromirror Devices: A Primer -- ISBN: 9781510605091 Digital Light Processing (DLP) is a multipurpose, robust, modern, and easily accessible optical technology that uses Digital Micromirror Devices (DMDs), which reflect light pixelwise from a light source to a...
Field Guide to Digital Micro-Optics -- ISBN: 9781628411836 Digital micro-optics is a particular field within the more general field of optical engineering, particular in the way such optics are designed (seldom through ray tracing) and how they are...
Adaptive Beaming and Imaging in the Turbulent Atmosphere -- ISBN: 9780819443373 Due to the wide application of adaptive optical systems, an understanding of optical wave propagation in randomly inhomogeneous media has become essential, and several numerical models of individual AOS components...
Fundamentos de Electro-Optica para Ingenieros -- ISBN: 9780819433237 El libro presenta conceptos basicos de ingenieria optica de una manera clara. El material es accessible para cualquier persona con experiencia en ingenieria electrica.
Mounting Optics in Optical Instruments, 2nd Edition w/CD -- ISBN: 9780819471291 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,...
Evolutionary Computation: Principles and Practice for Signal Processing -- ISBN: 9780819437259 Evolutionary computation is one of the fastest growing areas of computer science, partly because of its broad applicability to engineering problems. The methods can be applied to problems as diverse...
Light Action! Amazing Experiments with Optics -- ISBN: 9780819458513 Faster than anything in the universe! Sustainer of life as we know it! What is this miraculous, mysterious thing? It’s light. And you can be its master with optics, the...
An Introduction to Nonlinear Image Processing -- ISBN: 9780819415608 From a strict semantic point of view, nonlinear image processing encompasses all image processing that is not based on linear operators; however, from a practical, evolutionary point of view, the...
Applied Prismatic and Reflective Optics -- ISBN: 9780819483324 From the early ground and polished prism facets of glass lighthouse Fresnel lenses to modern microreplicated flexible Fresnel lenses for solar concentrators, new applications of prismatic optical components for light...
Getting Started with UAV Imaging Systems: A Radiometric Guide -- ISBN: 9781510601833 Getting Started with UAV Imaging Systems: A Radiometric Guide provides the tools technologists need to begin designing or analyzing the data product of a UAV imager. Covering the basics of...
Computational Color Technology -- ISBN: 9780819461193 Henry Kang provides the fundamental color principles and mathematical tools to prepare the reader for a new era of color reproduction, and for subsequent applications in multispectral imaging, medical imaging,...
Analog and Digital Holography with MATLAB -- ISBN: 9781628416923 Holography is the only truly three-dimensional imaging method available, and MATLAB has become the programming language of choice for engineering and physics students. Whereas most books solely address the theory...
Hyperspectral Remote Sensing -- ISBN: 9780819487872 Hyperspectral remote sensing is an emerging, multidisciplinary field with diverse applications that builds on the principles of material spectroscopy, radiative transfer, imaging spectrometry, and hyperspectral data processing. While there are...
Introduction to Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology, Second Edition -- ISBN: 9780819490926 IC chip manufacturing processes, such as photolithography, etch, CVD, PVD, CMP, ion implantation, RTP, inspection, and metrology, are complex methods that draw upon many disciplines. Introduction to Semiconductor Manufacturing Technologies,...
High Dynamic Range Imaging: Sensors and Architectures -- ISBN: 9780819488305 Illumination is a crucial element in many applications, matching the luminance of the scene with the operational range of a camera. When luminance cannot be adequately controlled, a high dynamic...
Computational Image Quality -- ISBN: 9780819441324 Images are a powerful, efficient means for communicating information. This book looks at metrics and methods for predicting image quality based on human visual and cognitive information-processing capabilities.
Infrared Techniques and Electro-Optics in Russia: A History 1946-2006 -- ISBN: 9780819463555 In 1946 at the beginning of the Cold War, the USSR government organized a special institute on infrared techniques and electro-optics, later renamed the Federal Scientific Center "Orion." On the...
Demystifying Electromagnetic Equations: A Complete Explanation of EM Unit Systems and Equation Transformations -- ISBN: 9780819442345 In classical Newtonian mechanics, equations and formulas never change form. The same cannot be said about equations and formulas of electromagnetic theory, which often change form when converted from one...
Electroactive Polymer (EAP) Actuators as Artificial Muscles: Reality, Potential, and Challenges -- ISBN: 9780819452979 In concept and execution, this book covers the field of EAP with careful attention to all its key aspects and full infrastructure, including the available materials, analytical models, processing techniques,...
Digital Image Compression Techniques -- ISBN: 9780819406484 In order to utilize digital images effectively, specific techniques are needed to reduce the number of bits required for their representation. This Tutorial Text provides the groundwork for understanding these...
Narrow-Gap Semiconductor Photodiodes -- ISBN: 9780819436191 In this monograph, investigations of the performance of narrow-gap semiconductor photodiodes are presented, and recent progress in different IR photodiode technologies is discussed: HgCdTe photodiodes, InSb photodiodes, alternatives to HgCdTe...
Integral Transforms for Engineers -- ISBN: 9780819432322 Integral transform methods provide effective ways to solve a variety of problems arising in the engineering, optical, and physical sciences. Suitable as a self-study for practicing engineers and applied mathematicians...
Fractal and Wavelet Image Compression Techniques -- ISBN: 9780819435033 Interest in image compression for internet and other multimedia applications has spurred research into compression techniques that will increase storage capabilities and transmission speed. This tutorial provides a practical guide...
Interferometry for Precision Measurement -- ISBN: 9780819491404 Interferometry can be seen as the stethoscope of the precision optical engineer. This book presents various interferometric developments used in physical, optical, and mechanical engineering during the past half century.
Digital Shearography: New Developments and Applications -- ISBN: 9781510601567 It has been more than a decade since SPIE Press published the first book on shearography in 2003: Digital Shearography: Theory and Application of Digital Speckle Pattern Shearing Interferometry by...
Laser Beam Quality Metrics -- ISBN: 9780819492975 Laser beam quality is more complicated and subtle than is usually assumed, a fact that has caused no end of frustration and misunderstanding between laser manufacturers, users, and acquirers. Laser...
Femtosecond-Laser-Assisted LASIK Eye Surgery and Imaging -- ISBN: 9781628418767 Laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) surgery combines high-ablation precision and minimized collateral tissue effects to nonthermally dissociate dense corneal tissue. The procedure has benefited millions of patients and sparked increased...
A Guide to the Use and Calibration of Detector Array Equipment -- ISBN: 9780819455321 Leveraging from a survey of UK users, manufacturers and developers, the authors identify the factors influencing the accuracy of measurements obtained with detector array equipment, develop calibration techniques, and establish...
Carbon Nanoparticles in Photoacoustic Imaging -- ISBN: 9781628418309 Looking for an imaging solution that can produce a resolution that is far beyond ultrasound and comparable to MRI or CT, but with a small, relatively low-cost device that fits...
Image Acquisition and Preprocessing for Machine Vision Systems -- ISBN: 9780819482020 Machine vision comprises three integrated processes: acquisition, preprocessing, and image analysis. While many resources discuss application-specific image analysis, there has been no unified account of image acquisition hardware and preprocessing--until...
Fundamentals of Machine Vision -- ISBN: 9780819430496 Machine vision has come of age as an established, respected field of research and application with a strong theoretical foundation. The term 'machine vision' has various definitions, depending on one's...
Fourier-Transform Spectroscopy Instrumentation Engineering -- ISBN: 9780819451644 Many applications today require the Fourier-transform (FT) spectrometer to perform close to its limitations, such as taking many quantitative measurements in the visible and in the near infrared wavelength regions.
Image Resolution: Deconstructing Hollywood's Zoom and Enhance -- ISBN: 9781628416466 Many of us have been awed by the amazing technologies portrayed in the Hollywood productions that allow the good guys to catch the bad guys. Although entertaining, it's interesting how...
Field Guide to Probability, Random Processes, and Random Data Analysis -- ISBN: 9780819487018 Mathematical theory developed in basic courses in engineering and science usually involves deterministic phenomena, and such is the case in solving a differential equation that describes some linear system where...
Maxwell's Equations of Electrodynamics: An Explanation -- ISBN: 9780819494528 Maxwell's Equations of Electrodynamics: An Explanation is a concise discussion of Maxwell's four equations of electrodynamics-the fundamental theory of electricity, magnetism, and light. It guides readers step-by-step through the vector...
Introduction to Metrology Applications in IC Manufacturing -- ISBN: 9781628418118 Metrology has grown significantly, especially in semiconductor manufacturing, and such growth necessitates increased expertise. Until now, this field has never had a book written from the perspective of an engineer...
Digital Endoscope Design -- ISBN: 9781510601611 Miniature optical systems required for digital endoscopes present unique challenges in lens design and manufacture. This Spotlight provides a tutorial on the key optical design considerations required for video endoscope...
Field Guide to Binoculars and Scopes -- ISBN: 9780819486493 Modern binoculars and scopes meet a variety of user needs. This Field Guide provides readers with a concise, organized reference that explains the functions and configurations of instruments commonly used...
Advanced Optics Using Aspherical Elements -- ISBN: 9780819467492 Modern optical systems rely on leading-edge production technologies, especially when using aspherical optical elements. Due to the inherent complexity of aspheres, all efforts to push the technological limits are risky.
Field Guide to Molded Optics -- ISBN: 9781510601246 Molding processes continue to innovate and push the boundaries of optical systems, not only for state-of-the-art, high-volume consumer products but also touching on almost every application where optics are used,...
Handbook of Optical Biomedical Diagnostics -- ISBN: 9781628410716 More than 50 contributing authors representing the leading research groups from around the world provide the fundamentals, current research results, and new and existing applications for biomedical diagnostics. This comprehensive...
Hands-on Morphological Image Processing -- ISBN: 9780819447203 Morphological image processing, now a standard part of the imaging scientist's toolbox, can be applied to a wide range of industrial applications. Concentrating on applications, this book shows how to...
Modern Lens Design, Second Edition -- ISBN: 9780071385190 Most neophyte lens designers very quickly learn to use their computer programs with a high level of proficiency. At this point, what they need most is an answer to the...
New Horizons in Nanoscience and Engineering -- ISBN: 9781628417951 Nanomaterials and nanoscale interactions span an important and wide-ranging sector of modern science and industry. Championing developments in these fields, SPIE stages an annual forum to stimulate and support their...
Heterogeneous Optoelectronic Integration -- ISBN: 9780819435712 Numerous efforts are directed at investigating the use of optics at short distances--for example, at the chip-to-chip and board-to-board levels of the interconnection hierarchy. This book provides an overview of...
Fundamentals of Geometrical Optics -- ISBN: 9780819499981 Optical imaging starts with geometrical optics, and ray tracing lies at its forefront. This book starts with Fermat’s principle and derives the three laws of geometrical optics from it. After...
Field Guide to Optomechanical Design and Analysis -- ISBN: 9780819491619 Optomechanics is a field of mechanics that addresses the specific design challenges associated with optical systems. Intended for practicing optical and mechanical engineers whose work involves both fields, this SPIE...
Introduction to the Optical Transfer Function -- ISBN: 9780819443366 Originally published by Wiley in 1989, this timeless classic provides a well-illustrated treatment of the fundamental concepts of spatial frequency, spread function, wave aberration, and transfer function--and how these concepts...
High Speed Photography and Photonics -- ISBN: 9780819445278 Originated and sponsored by the Association for High Speed Photography. Reprinted from the 1997 Focal Press publication, this book forms a definitive work on the subject of high speed photography...
Nonlinear Filters for Image Processing -- ISBN: 9780819430335 Part of the SPIE/IEEE Series on Imaging Science & Engineering. This text covers key mathematical principles and algorithms for nonlinear filters used in image processing. Readers will gain an in-depth...
Fundamentals of Electronic Image Processing -- ISBN: 9780819491602 Part of the SPIE/IEEE Series on Imaging Science and Engineering. This book is directed to practicing engineers and scientists who need to understand the fundamentals of image processing theory and...
Digital Color Halftoning -- ISBN: 9780819433183 Part of the SPIE/IEEE Series on Imaging Science and Engineering. This comprehensive look at digital halftoning, a key technology in printing and display industries, is aimed at technical professionals and...
Introduction to Radiometry -- ISBN: 9780819427588 Radiometry is an essential part of the optical design of virtually every optical instrument, and key to many applications. It is also used to measure the radiation of various objects.
Laser Resonators: Novel Design and Development -- ISBN: 9780819433176 Rather than reviewing classical theory, this monograph addresses new directions in the field of laser resonator science. It discusses novel trends, achievements in the field, and future research and applications.
Field Guide to Diffractive Optics -- ISBN: 9780819486905 Recent advancements in microfabrication technologies and the development of powerful simulation tools have led to a significant expansion of diffractive optics and diffractive optical components. Instrument developers can choose from...
Electro-Optical Imaging System Performance, Fifth Edition -- ISBN: 9780819474063 Recently updated to 5th Edition, this reference contains all of the material you'll need to design, analyze, and evaluate the performance of imaging systems, and is written for those conversant...
Laser Beam Propagation through Random Media, Second Edition -- ISBN: 9780819459480 Since publication of the first edition of this text in 1998, there have been several new, important developments in the theory of beam wave propagation through a random medium, which...
Handbook of Optical Biomedical Diagnostics, Second Edition, Volume 1: Light-Tissue Interaction -- ISBN: 9781628419092
Handbook of Optical Biomedical Diagnostics, Second Edition, Volume 2: Methods -- ISBN: 9781628419139
Handbook of Optical Biomedical Diagnostics, Second Edition: 2-Volume Set (Vols. PM262 and PM263) -- ISBN: 9781510601635
Since the publication of the first edition of the Handbook in 2002, optical methods for biomedical diagnostics have developed in many well-established directions, and new trends have also appeared. To...
Introduction to Real-Time Imaging -- ISBN: 9780819417893 Spie Press Book on sale Author(s): Edward R. Dougherty ; Phillip A. Laplante Date Published: 1 December 1994
Laser Beam Propagation in the Atmosphere -- ISBN: 9780819404879 Spie Press Book on sale Author(s): Hugo Weichel Date Published: 1 October 1990
Excimer Laser Lithography -- ISBN: 9780819402714 Spie Press Book on sale Author(s): Kanti Jain Date Published: 1 February 1990
Laser Scanning Notebook -- ISBN: 9780819411570 Spie Press Book on sale Author(s): Leo Beiser Date Published: 1 November 1992
An Introduction to Microdensitometry -- ISBN: 9780819426017 Spie Press Book on sale Author(s): Richard E. Swing Date Published: 26 November 1997
An Introduction to Biological and Artificial Neural Networks for Pattern Recognition -- ISBN: 9780819405340 Spie Press Book on sale Author(s): Steven K. Rogers ; Matthew Kabrisky Date Published: 1 January 1991
Acousto-Optic Correlators and Spectrum Analyzers: New Techniques for Signal Processing -- ISBN: 9780819422583 Spie Press Book on sale Author(s): Yuri V. Egorov; K. P. Naumov; Victor N. Ushakov Date Published: 10 October 1997
Infrared Fiber Optics -- ISBN: 9780819402295 Spie Press Book on sale Editor(s): Paul Klocek ; George H. Sigel Date Published: 1 January 1989
Atmospheric Adaptive Optics -- ISBN: 9780819418715 Spie Press Book on sale Editor(s): Vladimir P. Lukin Date Published: 19 March 1996
Infrared Optics and Zoom Lenses, Second Edition -- ISBN: 9780819476678 Ten years after the publication of Infrared Optics and Zoom Lenses, this text is still the only current publication devoted exclusively to infrared zoom lenses. This updated second edition includes...
Design Technology Co-Optimization in the Era of Sub-Resolution IC Scaling -- ISBN: 9781628419054 The challenges facing the most-advanced technology nodes in the microelectronics industry can be overcome with the help of design technology co-optimization (DTCO). This mediation process aims to ensure competitive technology...
Fundamentals of Infrared Detector Materials -- ISBN: 9780819467317 The choice of available infrared (IR) detectors for insertion into modern IR systems is both large and confusing. The purpose of this volume is to provide a technical database from...
Field Guide to Illumination -- ISBN: 9780819467683 The content in this Field Guide starts with traditional illumination in imaging systems, followed by the recent advances in computer-aided design of high-efficiency nonimaging illumination optics, along with the modern...
Field Guide to Fiber Optic Sensors -- ISBN: 9781628413342 The continued improvement and reduction in costs associated with fiber optic technology associated with fiber sensors permit application areas that were previously inaccessible. These trends are expected to continue as...
Modern Optical Engineering, Fourth Edition -- ISBN: 9780819470966 The definitive optics text - completely revised. Long-established as the definitive reference on optical engineering and lens technology, Modern Optical Engineering has been updated to include all of the latest...
Integrated Optomechanical Analysis, Second Edition -- ISBN: 9780819492487 The development of integrated optomechanical analysis tools has increased significantly over the past decade to address the ever-increasing challenges in optical system design, leveraging advances in computational capability. This book...
Handbook of Microlithography, Micromachining, and Microfabrication. Volume 1: Microlithography -- ISBN: 9780819497864 The dynamic field of lithography demands an authoritative handbook for process development and production, and to aid in the training of scientists and engineers. It contains process details, recipes, tables,...
Digital Shearography: Theory and Application of Digital Speckle Pattern Shearing Interferometry -- ISBN: 9780819441102 The ever-increasing requirements of product quality and reliability demand more efficient measuring and testing methods. Developed in the past decade, shearography--also called speckle pattern shearing interferometry--is a coherent-optical measuring and...
Electro-Optical System Analysis and Design: A Radiometry Perspective -- ISBN: 9780819495693 The field of radiometry can be dangerous territory to the uninitiated, faced with the risk of errors and pitfalls. The concepts and tools explored in this book empower readers to...
CMOS/CCD Sensors and Camera Systems, Second Edition -- ISBN: 9780819486530 The fully updated edition of this bestseller addresses CMOS/CCD differences, similarities, and applications, including architecture concepts and operation, such as full-frame, interline transfer, progressive scan, color filter arrays, rolling shutters,...
Commercialization Basics for the Photonics Industry -- ISBN: 9780819494825 The goal of commercialization is to implement the key elements necessary to transform good technology into meaningful products that can fulfill customer needs while remaining cost effective. Specifically, can the...
Hadamard Transforms -- ISBN: 9780819486479 The Hadamard matrix and Hadamard transform are fundamental problem-solving tools in a wide spectrum of scientific disciplines and technologies, such as communication systems, signal and image processing (signal representation, coding,...
Introduction to Interpretation of Graphic Images -- ISBN: 9780819423801 The image analysis community has put much effort into developing systems for the automatic reading of various types of documents containing text, graphic information, and pictures. A closely related but...
Helmet-Mounted Displays: Design Issues for Rotary-Wing Aircraft -- ISBN: 9780819496003 The incorporation of new technology into aviation has had an enormous impact. Advances in microelectronics, stealth technology, engine design, and electronic sensors and displays have converted simple aircraft into formidable...
Introduction to Imaging Spectrometers -- ISBN: 9780819422606 The increased interest in imaging spectroscopy has arisen largely for technical reasons. This Tutorial Text first reviews the required background in optics, radiometry, imaging, spectral sensing and focal plane arrays.
Electronic Imaging Applications in Mobile Healthcare -- ISBN: 9781628418729 The integration of mobile technology into healthcare has evolved into an important research area called mHealth. Current mobile imaging applications enhance communication between different healthcare providers, enhance direct interaction between...
Field Guide to Atmospheric Optics -- ISBN: 9780819453181 The material in this Field Guide includes a review of classical Kolmogorov turbulence theory, Gaussian-beam waves in free space, and atmospheric effects on a propagating optical wave. These atmospheric effects...
Computational Models for Predicting Visual Target Distinctness -- ISBN: 9780819439963 The more a target stands out from its background, the easier it is to detect and the quicker it will be found. This book looks at two situations for predicting...
Biologically Inspired Intelligent Robots -- ISBN: 9780819448729 The multidisciplinary issues involved in the development of biologically inspired intelligent robots include materials, actuators, sensors, structures, functionality, control, intelligence, and autonomy. This book reviews various aspects ranging from the...
How to Set Up a Laser Lab -- ISBN: 9781628416497 The opportunity to set up one's lab is always a great occasion. In doing so, there are items one can easily overlook. The goal of this book is to present...
Nanotechnology: A Crash Course -- ISBN: 9780819480750 The past few decades have seen an explosive increase in our ability to create nanostructures and nanosystems with a great degree of control, using a diversity of techniques. This ability...
Field Guide to Polarization -- ISBN: 9780819458681 The polarization of light is one of the most remarkable phenomena in nature and has led to numerous discoveries and applications. The nature and mathematical formulation of unpolarized light and...
Modeling the Imaging Chain of Digital Cameras -- ISBN: 9780819483393 The process by which an image is formed, processed, and displayed can be conceptualized as a chain of physical events called the imaging chain. By mathematically modeling the imaging chain,...
Field Guide to Lens Design -- ISBN: 9780819491640 The process of designing lenses is both an art and a science. While advancements in the field over the past two centuries have done much to transform it from the...
3D IC Devices, Technologies, and Manufacturing -- ISBN: 9781510601468 The process of scaling integrated circuit (IC) chips has become more challenging as the feature size has been pushed into nanometer-technology nodes. In order to extend the scaling, engineers and...
Field Guide to Terahertz Sources, Detectors, and Optics -- ISBN: 9780819491671 The region of the electromagnetic spectrum between microwaves and infrared radiation has come to be known as the "THz gap," mainly due to the lack of readily available laboratory sources...
Introduction to Image Stabilization -- ISBN: 9780819464347 The use of image stabilization has grown to the point that it is now a common component of modern optical systems for imaging, communications, and remote-sensing applications. The benefits of...
Laser Safety in the Lab -- ISBN: 9780819488190 There is no more challenging setting for laser use than a research environment. In almost every other setting the laser controls count on engineering controls, and human exposure is kept...
Enhancement and Restoration of Digital Documents: Statistical Design of Nonlinear Algorithms -- ISBN: 9780819421098 This book addresses digital document enhancement and restoration in these settings. Topics covered include the language and working definitions of the field, current industry practices, the document image class, logic-based...
Local Approximation Techniques in Signal and Image Processing -- ISBN: 9780819460929 This book deals with a wide class of novel and efficient adaptive signal processing techniques developed to restore signals from noisy and degraded observations. These signals include those acquired from...
Diazonaphthoquinone-based Resists -- ISBN: 9780819410191 This book elucidates the reasons underlying the lasting success of DNQ/N resist systems by examining the correlation between the chemical structure of the components and the photoresist performance. The basic...
Contrast Sensitivity of the Human Eye and Its Effects on Image Quality -- ISBN: 9780819434968 This book examines contrast sensitivity of the human visual system--concerning the eye's ability to distinguish objects from each other or from the background--and its effects on the image-forming process. The...
Handbook of Medical Imaging, Volume 1. Physics and Psychophysics -- ISBN: 9780819477729
Handbook of Medical Imaging, Volume 1. Physics and Psychophysics -- ISBN: 9780819477729
This book examines x-ray imaging physics and reviews linear systems theory and its application to signal and noise propagation. The first half addresses the physics of important imaging modalities now...
Color Technology for Electronic Imaging Devices -- ISBN: 9780819421081 This book explains current color technology for electronic imaging at the system level, including tools for color image processing, tools for digital image processing that affect image quality, and applications.
Introduction to RF Stealth -- ISBN: 9781891121210 This book explains first order methods for the design of active and passive stealth properties. Everything from Electronic Order of Battle to key component design is covered, and many of...
Advanced Processes for 193-nm Immersion Lithography -- ISBN: 9780819475572 This book is a comprehensive guide to advanced processes and materials used in 193-nm immersion lithography (193i). It is an important text for those new to the field as well...
Energy Transfer in Macromolecules -- ISBN: 9780819420817 This book is a review of energy transfer mechanisms and luminescence measurements of efficiency of electronic excitation energy transfer in synthetic bichromophoric molecules, polymers, and biopolymers. It is devoted mostly...
Molecular Theory of Lithography -- ISBN: 9781628415513 This book is a unified exposition of the molecular theory that underlies lithographic imaging. It explains with physical-chemical theories the molecular-level interactions involved in lithographic imaging. It also provides the...
Laser Plasma Physics: Forces and the Nonlinearity Principle, Second Edition -- ISBN: 9781628412956 This book is an important reference work for the field of high-intensity and high-plasma-density laser–plasma interaction. It summarizes past advances and opens insights into the future. The book covers the...
Digital Converters for Image Sensors -- ISBN: 9781628413892 This book is intended for image sensor professionals and those interested in the boundary between sensor systems and analog and mixed-signal integrated circuit design. It provides in-depth tips and techniques...
Matrix Methods for Optical Layout -- ISBN: 9780819467805 This book is intended to familiarize the reader with the method of Gaussian matrices and some related tools of optical design. The matrix method provides a means to study an...
Digital and Analog Fiber Optic Communications for CATV and FTTx Applications -- ISBN: 9780819467577 This book is intended to provide a step-by-step guide to all design aspects and tradeoffs from theory to application for fiber-optics transceiver electronics. Presenting a compendium of information in a...
High-Operating-Temperature Infrared Photodetectors -- ISBN: 9780819465351 This book presents approaches, materials, and devices that eliminate the cooling requirements of IR photodetectors operating in the middle- and long-wavelength ranges of the IR spectrum. It is based mainly...
Diagnostic and Therapeutic Applications of Breast Imaging -- ISBN: 9780819487896 This book presents the established and currently researched diagnostic and therapeutic imaging techniques used for breast cancer. Section I is a review of the principles, applications, and recent advances of...
3D Video Technologies: An Overview of Research Trends -- ISBN: 9780819480972 This book provides a broad overview of research trends in 3D video and related technologies. The text was developed to meet the needs of a nontechnical reader group who desire...
Aberration Theory Made Simple, Second Edition -- ISBN: 9780819488251 This book provides a clear, concise, and consistent exposition of what aberrations are, how they arise in optical imaging systems, and how they affect the quality of images formed by...
Introduction to Confocal Fluorescence Microscopy, Second Edition -- ISBN: 9780819460431 This book provides a comprehensive account of the theory of image formation in a confocal fluorescence microscope as well as a practical guideline to the operation of the instrument, its...
Modeling the Optical and Visual Performance of the Human Eye -- ISBN: 9780819492548 This book provides a faithful and robust simulation of the optical and visual performances of the human eye for axial vision of distant objects in a variety of visual conditions.
Air and Spaceborne Radar Systems: An Introduction -- ISBN: 9781891121135 This book provides a practical tool that will help engineers and technicians working in industry and in radar research and development. The actual users of radar, including pilots and flight...
Engineering a High-Tech Business: Entrepreneurial Experiences and Insights -- ISBN: 9780819471802 This book provides actual entrepreneurial stories giving insight into the pitfalls and successes one might find in starting or even continuing with a small high-tech business. Insights into innovative, speculative,...
Fundamental Optical Design -- ISBN: 9780819495990 This book provides all the essential and best elements of Kidger's many courses taught worldwide on lens and optical design. It is written in a direct style that is compact,...
Electronic Imaging Technology -- ISBN: 9780819430373 This book provides an overview of electronic imaging systems, technology, and practical applications. Written by industry experts, its 11 chapters explore a variety of systems and applications, ranging from video...
Diffractive Optics: Design, Fabrication, and Test -- ISBN: 9780819451712 This book provides the reader with the broad range of materials that were discussed in a series of short courses presented at Georgia Tech on the design, fabrication, and testing...
Coherent-Mode Representations in Optics -- ISBN: 9780819463500 This book provides you with a single source of information on the problem of coherent-mode representations in optics, including new perspectives on its potential applications. In particular, the "light string"...
Enhanced Optical Filter Design -- ISBN: 9780819483584 This book serves as a supplement to the classic texts by Angus Macleod and Philip Baumeister, taking an intuitive approach to the enhancement of optical coating (or filter) performance. Drawing...
Design and Fabrication of Diffractive Optical Elements with MATLAB -- ISBN: 9781510607057 This book supplements the available literature on diffractive optic elements (DOEs) by equipping readers with the skills to begin designing, simulating, and fabricating diffractive optics. The design of DOEs using...
Metrics for High-Quality Specular Surfaces -- ISBN: 9780819455765 This book supplies the optical component and systems designer, and quality assurance engineers and managers with the definitions, measurement principles, and standard metrics used to characterize high-quality specular surfaces. The...
EUV Sources for Lithography -- ISBN: 9780819496256 This comprehensive volume, edited by a senior technical staff member at SEMATECH, is the authoritative reference book on EUV source technology. The volume contains 38 chapters contributed by leading researchers...
Field Guide to Spectroscopy -- ISBN: 9780819463524 This field guide covers a broad spectrum of topics in the field of spectroscopy, condensing the subjects to their essentials. As such, novices can use this guide to obtain an...
Field Guide to Lidar -- ISBN: 9781628416541 This Field Guide covers the various components and types of active electro-optical sensors—referred to as lidars in the text—from simple 2D direct-detection lidars to multiple subaperture synthetic aperture lidars. Other...
Field Guide to Geometrical Optics -- ISBN: 9780819452948 This Field Guide derives from the treatment of geometrical optics that has evolved from both the undergraduate and graduate programs at the Optical Sciences Center at the University of Arizona.
Field Guide to Optical Fiber Technology -- ISBN: 9780819480903 This Field Guide describes many different types of fibers and their properties, as well as presents in a compact form the relevant physical foundations. Both passive and active (amplifying) fibers...
Field Guide to Optical Lithography -- ISBN: 9780819462077 This Field Guide distills the material written by Chris Mack over the past 20 years, including notes from his graduate-level lithography course at the University of Texas at Austin. It...
Field Guide to Astronomical Instrumentation -- ISBN: 9781628411775 This Field Guide is a concise, organized reference that explains the functions and configurations of astronomical instrumentation. It provides an overview of aspects of astronomical instrumentation from principles of general...
Field Guide to Nonlinear Optics -- ISBN: 9780819496355 This Field Guide is designed for those looking for a condensed and concise source of key concepts, equations, and techniques for nonlinear optics. Examples throughout this Field Guide illustrate fundamental...
Field Guide to Special Functions for Engineers -- ISBN: 9780819485502 This Field Guide is designed to provide engineers and scientists with a quick reference for special functions that are crucial to resolving modern engineering and physics problems. The functions treated...
Field Guide to Physical Optics -- ISBN: 9780819485489 This Field Guide provides a concise overview of physical optics for easy reference, with a focus on information applicable to the field of optical engineering. Within this Field Guide, you...
Field Guide to Displacement Measuring Interferometry -- ISBN: 9780819497994 This Field Guide provides a practical treatment of the fundamental theory of displacement measuring interferometry, with examples of interferometry systems and uses. It outlines alignment techniques for optical components, signal...
Field Guide to Adaptive Optics, Second Edition -- ISBN: 9780819490179 This Field Guide provides a summary of the methods for determining the requirements of an adaptive optics system, the performance of the system, and the requirements for the components of...
Military Displays: Technology and Applications -- ISBN: 9780819491558 This first-of-its-kind tutorial on military displays begins with a discussion of fundamentals and leads to an understanding of how displays used by the U.S. Armed Forces differ from their counterparts...
Fiber Optic Sensors: Fundamentals and Applications, Fourth Edition -- ISBN: 9781628411805 This fourth edition of Fiber Optic Sensors is revised and updated to include the new sensing technologies emerging in broad commercial use, with a focus on scattering-based distributed sensing systems.
Color Image Processing with Biomedical Applications -- ISBN: 9780819485649 This full-color book begins with a detailed study of the nature of color images-including natural, multispectral, and pseudocolor images-and covers acquisition, quality control, and display of color images, as well...
Field Guide to Optical Thin Films -- ISBN: 9780819462183 This Guide covers the principles and applications of various useful graphical tools and methods for optical coating design, including the reflectance diagram, admittance diagram, and triangle diagram. These tools give...
Intellectual Property: A Guide for Engineers -- ISBN: 9780819441331 This guide is a collaborative effort of the Council on Public Affairs of ASME International and the Committee on Public Information of the Section on Intellectual Property Law of the...
Field Guide to Lasers -- ISBN: 9780819469618 This Guide provides an overview on the essential types of lasers and their key properties, as well as an introduction into the most important physical and technological aspects of lasers.
Field Guide to Microscopy -- ISBN: 9780819472465 This guide provides extensive coverage of microscopic imaging principles. After reviewing the main principles of image formation, diffraction, interference, and polarization used in microscopy, this guide describes the most widely...
Field Guide to Laser Pulse Generation -- ISBN: 9780819472489 This Guide provides the essential information on laser pulse generation, including Q switching, gain switching, mode locking, and the amplification of ultrashort pulses to high energies. Pulse characterization is also...
Handbook of Microlithography, Micromachining, and Microfabrication, Volume 2: Micromachining and Microfabrication -- ISBN: 9780819423795 This handbook contains process details, recipes, tables, charts, etc., and is useful as a reference book or as a textbook. Eleven chapters cover key aspects of micromachining and microfabrication, including...
Introduction to Wavefront Sensors -- ISBN: 9780819417015 This is a practical book on wavefront sensing. Emphasis is on principles and techniques, rather than detailed mathematical analysis of such systems. The goal is to provide the reader with...
Chemistry and Lithography -- ISBN: 9780819475626 This is a unique book, combining chemistry and physics with technology and history in a way that is both enlightening and lively. No other book in the field of lithography...
Color Vision and Colorimetry: Theory and Applications, Second Edition -- ISBN: 9780819483973 This second edition has been rewritten, updated, and enlarged, describing the basic principles of color vision and colorimetry. The history of color is described, along with the main methods used...
Field Guide to Infrared Systems, Detectors, and FPAs, Second Edition -- ISBN: 9780819480804 This second edition is written to clarify and summarize the theoretical principles of infrared technology. It is intended as a reference for the practicing engineer and/or scientist who requires effective...
Intermediate Optical Design -- ISBN: 9781628410006 This second volume based on Michael Kidger's popular short courses and workshops is aimed at readers already familiar with the concepts presented in Fundamental Optical Design (SPIE Press Vol. PM92).
Electro-Optical Imaging: System Performance and Modeling -- ISBN: 9780819477712 This significant compendium of technical literature traces the development of low-light-level and infrared imaging technologies and system modeling and performance over the past 30 years. It presents an excellent selection...
Experimental and Simulation Tools for Thin-Film Solar Cells -- ISBN: 9781510603677 This Spotlight describes the methods used for the optical characterization and design of thin-film solar cells. A description of the cells under study (CdTe, CIGS, CZTS, Perovskite, and organic) is...
LADAR Applications for Orbital Debris Removal -- ISBN: 9781510600300 This Spotlight describes the operational principle of an instrument based on the LADAR equation and summarizes the requirements for debris removal. It discusses key LADAR components, such as lasers, detectors,...
Dynamic and Agile Focusing in Microscopy: A Review -- ISBN: 9781510604438 This Spotlight introduces miniature varifocus elements and covers the optical equations needed to integrate them with microscopes. It reviews the current technological capabilities and limitations of different varifocus elements, such...
3-D Integral Photography -- ISBN: 9781510603707 This Spotlight presents the 3-D integral photography technique and its fundamentals, features, and practical applications. First, the basic concepts for the EIA acquisition and the 3-D image reconstruction process are...
Diagnosis of Oral Cancers: An Optical Perspective -- ISBN: 9781510601703 This Spotlight provides a comprehensive review of recent developments in the field of optical oral cancer diagnosis in three parts. The first section introduces oral cancer incidence, etiology, and existing...
Arrayed Waveguide Gratings -- ISBN: 9781510603608 This Spotlight provides an overview of the life cycle of arrayed waveguide gratings (AWGs), from design and simulation to evaluation and technological verification. The book describes the AWG design procedure...
Holographic Applications in Solar-Energy-Conversion Processes -- ISBN: 9781510602137 This Spotlight provides an overview of the use of holographic optical elements in a variety of solar-energy-conversion applications, such as holographic planar concentrators (HPCs), ultra-light trapping filters for thin-film PV...
Lithography Process Control -- ISBN: 9780819430526 This text covers lithography process control at several levels, from fundamental through advanced topics. The book is a self-contained tutorial that works both as an introduction to the technology and...
Confocal Microscopy and Multiphoton Excitation Microscopy: The Genesis of Live Cell Imaging -- ISBN: 9780819461186 This text guides you through the principles and practical techniques of confocal and multiphoton microscopy. It also describes the historical connections and parallel inventions that resulted in modern techniques of...
Basic Electro-Optics for Electrical Engineers -- ISBN: 9780819428066 This text introduces imaging, radiometry, sources, detectors, and lasers, with special emphasis on flux-transfer issues. The first-order approach enables students to make back-of-the-envelope calculations needed for initial setup of optical...
Direct-Detection LADAR Systems -- ISBN: 9780819480729 This text is designed to introduce engineers-in-training to the basic concepts and operation of 3D imaging LADAR systems. The book covers laser range equations; sources of noise in LADAR signals;
Introduction to Computer-based Imaging Systems -- ISBN: 9780819421050 This text is designed to provide a wide range of readers with a technical understanding of computer-based imaging systems and how these systems interact with digital image processing algorithms. It...
Fundamentals of Polarimetric Remote Sensing -- ISBN: 9780819475343 This text is for those who need an introduction to polarimetric signals to begin working in the field of polarimetric remote sensing, particularly where the contrast between manmade objects and...
Materials for Infrared Windows and Domes: Properties and Performance -- ISBN: 9780819459787 This text provides a comprehensive introduction to infrared-transparent materials for windows and domes that must withstand harsh environmental conditions, such as high-speed flight or high-temperature process monitoring. Each section contains...
Logic-based Nonlinear Image Processing -- ISBN: 9780819463432 This text provides insight into the design of optimal image processing operators for implementation directly into digital hardware. Starting with simple restoration examples and using the minimum of statistics, the...
Basic Optics for the Astronomical Sciences -- ISBN: 9780819483669 This text was written to provide engineers and students of astronomy an understanding of optical science-the study of the generation, propagation, control, and measurement of optical radiation-as it applies to...
A System Engineering Approach to Imaging -- ISBN: 9780819423771 This textbook addresses imaging from the system engineering point of view, examining advantages and disadvantages of imaging in various spectral regions. Focuses on imaging principles and system concepts, rather than...
Infrared Design Examples -- ISBN: 9780819433190 This tutorial covers infrared design examples in considerable detail, building on principles presented in an earlier text, 'Introduction to Infrared System Design' (SPIE PRESS Vol. TT24). The text explores a...
Fundamentals of Antennas: Concepts and Applications -- ISBN: 9780819441126 This tutorial explains antenna design and application for various systems, including communications, remote sensing, radar, and biomedicine. It describes basic wire and array antennas in detail and introduces other types...
Image Performance in CRT Displays -- ISBN: 9780819441447 This tutorial fully explains cathode ray tube (CRT) based displays in a single, easy-to-understand narrative. Detailed explanations and insights into performance properties and safety limits of the various glass melts...
Modulation Transfer Function in Optical and Electro-Optical Systems -- ISBN: 9780819441430 This tutorial introduces the theory and applications of MTF, used to specify the image quality achieved by an imaging system. It covers basic linear systems theory and the relationship between...
Introduction to Laser Diode-Pumped Solid State Lasers -- ISBN: 9780819442741 This Tutorial Text covers a wide range of material, from the basics of laser resonators to advanced topics in laser diode pumping. The subject matter is presented in descriptive terms...
Design and Mounting of Prisms and Small Mirrors in Optical Instruments -- ISBN: 9780819429407 This Tutorial Text examines the various ways in which prisms and small mirrors typically are designed and mounted in optical instruments. It provides analytical tools for evaluating different designs and...
Introduction to Infrared System Design -- ISBN: 9780819421067 This Tutorial Text focuses on the optics and detector aspects of infrared system design. It introduces the terminology, processes, and instrument design techniques available to engineers today. Design examples are...
Mounting Lenses in Optical Instruments -- ISBN: 9780819419415 This Tutorial Text is intended for practitioners in the fields of optical engineering and optomechanical design. It provides a comprehensive examination of the different ways in which lenses typically are...
Fundamentals of Contamination Control -- ISBN: 9780819438447 This Tutorial Text provides a comprehensive introduction to the subject of contamination control, with specific applications to the aerospace industry. The author draws upon his many years as a practicing...
Automatic Target Recognition -- ISBN: 9781510600355 This Tutorial Text provides an inside view of the automatic target recognition (ATR) field from the perspective of an engineer working in the field for 40 years. The algorithm descriptions...
Bioluminescense for Food and Environmental Microbiological Safety -- ISBN: 9780819466433 This tutorial text provides an introduction to basics of bioluminescent methods used for rapid analysis of microbiological safety and quality of food and environmental samples. This book is intended for...
Artificial Neural Networks: An Introduction -- ISBN: 9780819459879 This tutorial text provides the reader with an understanding of artificial neural networks (ANNs) and their application, beginning with the biological systems which inspired them, through the learning methods that...
An Engineering Introduction to Biotechnology -- ISBN: 9780819444974 This tutorial will help technical professionals in optics determine whether their technologies have potential application in the life sciences. It also is useful as a 'prep class' for more detailed...
High-Fidelity Medical Imaging Displays -- ISBN: 9780819451910 This tutorial, based on a short course presented at the SPIE Medical Imaging Symposium, explains performance and quality considerations in medical imaging displays. After defining performance requirements for high-fidelity displays,...
Handbook of Medical Imaging, Volume 3. Display and PACS -- ISBN: 9780819436238 This volume describes concurrent engineering developments that affect or are expected to influence future development of digital diagnostic imaging. It also covers current developments in Picture Archiving and Communications System...
Introduction to Optical Testing -- ISBN: 9780819413772 This volume in the SPIE Tutorial Text series presents a practical approach to optical testing, with emphasis on techniques, procedures, and instrumentation rather than mathematical analysis. The author provides the...
Advances in Information Optics and Photonics -- ISBN: 9780819472342 This volume is the sixth in a series of books initiated in 1989 by the International Commission for Optics (ICO). These books highlight the advances and trends in the research...
International Trends in Applied Optics -- ISBN: 9780819445100 This volume represents the fifth in a series of books, 'International Trends in Optics', which was initiated in 1989 by the International Commission for Optics (ICO). These books highlight the...
An Introduction to Optics in Computers -- ISBN: 9780819408259 This volume surveys the entire field of optical computing. The emphasis is on breadth of coverage. The book is descriptive, the authors minimize the use of mathematics, and it is...
Common Sense Approach to Thermal Imaging -- ISBN: 9780819437228 Thorough explanation of heat transfer, with concepts supported by thermograms. Intended for all who work with thermal imaging systems: researchers, system designers, test engineers, sales staff, and military and civilian...
Discrimination of Subsurface Unexploded Ordnance -- ISBN: 9781628418668 Unexploded ordnance (UXO) pose a persistent and expensive problem throughout the world; over 11 million acres are potentially contaminated in the U.S. alone. However, detection requires a very high degree...
In Vivo Microscopy in the Male and Female Genital Tract -- ISBN: 9781510604407 Using rodent and bovine subjects as models, this Spotlight focuses on the methodology and diagnostic value of three new imaging technologies to visualize the physiology and pathology of the male...
Lasers without Inversion and Electromagnetically Induced Transparency -- ISBN: 9780819430403 Using simple physics, this textbook explains theory and terminology related to LWI and EIT, including pertinent experiments and references to key papers in the scientific literature.
Field Guide to Visual and Ophthalmic Optics -- ISBN: 9780819456298 Visual optics requires an understanding of both biology and optical engineering. This Field Guide assembles the anatomy, physiology, and functioning of the eye, as well as the engineering and design...
Handbook of Medical Imaging, Volume 2. Medical Image Processing and Analysis -- ISBN: 9780819477606
Handbook of Medical Imaging, Volume 2. Medical Image Processing and Analysis -- ISBN: 9780819477606
Volume 2 addresses the methods in use or in development for enhancing the visual perception of digital medical images obtained by a wide variety of imaging modalities and for image...
Numerical Simulation of Optical Wave Propagation with Examples in MATLAB -- ISBN: 9780819483263 Wave-optics simulation is an immensely useful tool for many applications. The simulation techniques in this book are directly applicable to atmospheric imaging, astronomy, adaptive optics, free-space optical communications, and LADAR.
Dictionary of Biomedical Optics and Biophotonics -- ISBN: 9780819489739 Whether you are new to biomedical optics and biophotonics or you need a robust definition from a master of the field, Valery Tuchin's dictionary is a must-have reference. Each of...
Field Guide to Optical Fabrication -- ISBN: 9780819486769 Whether you're an optical designer, optician, shop manager, or optics procurer, a working knowledge of optical fabrication can be invaluable. Have the information at your fingertips with this new Field...
Laser Systems Engineering -- ISBN: 9781510604261 While almost all of the books that have the word "laser" in their title focus on the development of the lasers themselves, Laser Systems Engineering emphasizes the design and engineering...
Image Formation in Low-Voltage Scanning Electron Microscopy -- ISBN: 9780819412065 While most textbooks about scanning electron microscopy (SEM) cover the high-voltage range from 5-50 keV, this volume considers the special problems in low-voltage SEM and summarizes the differences between LVSEM...
Field Guide to Radiometry -- ISBN: 9780819488275 Written from a systems engineering perspective, this Field Guide covers topics in optical radiation propagation, material properties, sources, detectors, system components, measurement, calibration, and photometry. Appendices provide material on SI...
Computed Tomography: Principles, Design, Artifacts, and Recent Advances, Second Edition -- ISBN: 9780819499790 X-ray computed tomography (CT) continues to experience rapid growth, both in basic technology and new clinical applications. Seven years after its first edition, Computed Tomography: Principles, Design, Artifacts, and Recent...
Computed Tomography: Principles, Design, Artifacts, and Recent Advances, Third Edition -- ISBN: 9781628418255 X-ray computed tomography (CT) has experienced an explosion of technological development for a quarter century. Six years after the second edition of Computed Tomography, this third edition captures the most...
Chemical Vapor Deposited Zinc Sulfide -- ISBN: 9780819495891 Zinc sulfide has shown unequaled utility for infrared windows that require a combination of long-wavelength infrared transparency, mechanical durability, and elevated-temperature performance. This book reviews the physical properties of chemical...

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