The Optics Encyclopedia

The Optics Encyclopedia

Online ISBN: 9783527600441

DOI: 10.1002/9783527600441

About this Book

A wealth of information complete with practical applications.

This reference work covers all aspects of modern photonics, presented in a methodological and pedagogical manner.

It is suitable as a rapid reference for skilled professionals, and also for newcomers to the field from physics and engineering, who will benefit from its readily comprehensible style and structure.

Contributions range from classical optics right up to the latest applications; topics covered include:

  • Optical Components and Systems
  • Laser Design and Technology
  • IT and Telecommunications
  • Optical Sensing and Metrology
  • Materials Processing
  • Biomedicine

The international team of editors has ensured fast access to the wealth of information available, with each carefully-reviewed article featuring continuous cross-referencing, references to the most pertinent publications in the field, and suggestions for further reading – both introductory as well as highly specialized.