Encyclopedia of Optical Engineering, Volume 1

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Ronald G. Driggers
CRC Press, 2003 - Technology & Engineering - 3104 pages
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Compiled by 330 of the most widely respected names in the electro-optical sciences, the Encyclopedia is destined to serve as the premiere guide in the field with nearly 2000 figures, 560 photographs, 260 tables, and 3800 equations. From astronomy to x-ray optics, this reference contains more than 230 vivid entries examining the most intriguing technological advances and perspectives from distinguished professionals around the globe. The contributors have selected topics of utmost importance in areas including digital image enhancement, biological modeling, biomedical spectroscopy, and ocean optics, providing thorough coverage of recent applications in this continually expanding field.
  

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Contents

Aberrations
1
Active Matrix Liquid Crystal
26
Adjacency Effect
39
Aerosols
49
Artificial Media Optical
62
Quantum Dot Devices Madalina Furis and Alexander N Cartwright 2188
71
Astronomy
72
Atmospheric Blur and Image Restoration
87
FNumber Numerical Aperture and Depth of Focus John Hall
556
Forward Looking Infrared FLIR Bill Blecha 560
560
Fourier Data Processing in Optics Zeev Zalevsky David Mendlovic Gal Shabtay
569
Fourier Optics and Optical Signal Processing Joseph Shamir 585
585
Fourier Spectrometer Romuald Jozwicki 598
598
Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy Xudong Xiao and Bing Wang 607
607
Fresnel Lens Michael D Watson and Steven M Scott 616
616
Galaxies William Keel 629
629

Atmospheric Optics
98
Automatic Target Recognition
114
Avalanche Photodetectors
121
Backscatter
142
Biological Models
151
Biomedical Spectroscopy
166
Birefringence
183
Bonded Optics Optimizing
201
Cavity Quantum Electrodynamics
220
Circular Polarization Filters
230
CoherenceGeneral
237
Coherence Theory
247
Complex Variables
264
Compression of Digital Images
270
Compression TransformsHierarchical
279
CorrelatorCompact RealTime
296
Delta T Differential
312
Detector Focal Plane Array Technology
320
DetectorsFigures of Merit
349
Diffraction Methods
358
Diffractive Optics
365
Diffractive Optics Fabrication
374
Digital Image Enhancement
388
Digital Image Processing
403
Digital Image RestorationClassical
411
Distortion
428
DopplerFree Spectroscopy
435
ElectroOptical Imaging System
443
ElectroOptical Materials
451
Emissivity Measurements Using Infrared Imaging Radiometric Cameras
475
Extreme Ultraviolet Lithography Donald W Sweeney
485
Eye Movements and Accommodation Nicklaus F Fogt
492
Fiber Optic Sources Geert Morthier
511
Fiber OpticsCharacteristics John Gowar
519
Fiber OpticsOptical Communications John Gowar
534
Fluorescence Microscopy Kenneth R Spring
548
Gas Lasers Robert C Sze 639
639
Glass Waveguide Fabrication Giancarlo C Righini 650
650
GlassWorking Optical Applications Hedser van Brug
667
Gradient Index GRIN Lenses Andrew B Tsiboulia
675
HighDensity Data StorageNew Prospects Claire Gu
686
High Power Femtosecond Pulses Victor Yanovsky
698
Holographic Storage Geoffrey W Burr
710
Holography H John Canfield
735
Human Vision and Color Brian H Tsou and Vincent A Billock
748
Illumination Optics Richard Heinisch
760
Image Compression Applications Liviu 1 Voicu
773
Image Compression with the JPEG2000 Standard Christopher M Brixlawn
780
Transforms
785
Image Intensifiers C Bruce Johnson
786
Image Quality Equations and NIIRS Jon C Leachtenauer
794
Image Quality Measures for Compression Transforms Frank M Caimi
812
Image Segmentation Mauro Barni and Franco Bartolini
826
Image Sequence Processing Robert L Stevenson and Sean Barman
840
Industrial Lasers Leonard R Migliore
880
Infrared Detectors and Focal Plane Arrays Masafumi Kimata
889
Infrared Imaging Systems Keith Krapels
901
Integral Transforms Mikhail S Belen kii
913
Integrated Optical Circuits An Tenonen
926
Integrated Optical Waveguides ChengChung Li
937
Interference John Hayes
945
Intracavity Laser Spectroscopy of Molecules L N Sinitsa
966
Iterated Function Systems Michael F Barnsley
976
Joint Transform Correlator Suganda Jutamulia
984
LaserCooled Atoms and Optical Lattices Gilbert Grynberg
990
Laser and Gaussian Beam Propagation
999
Laser Transmitters
1014
Lasers 1025
2
Liquid CrystalsCholesteric GuestHost
16
Lossless Image Compression 1177
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Ronald G. Driggers holds a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the University of Memphis. He is a senior engineer with the U.S. Army Night Vision and Electronic Sensors Directorate and is the U.S. representative to the NATO panel on advanced thermal imager characterization. Dr. Driggers is the author of two other books on infrared and electro-optic systems and has published over 30 refereed journal papers.

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