Chapter 2. Light Sources

  1. Dr. Jörg Haus

Published Online: 2 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527629435.ch2

Optical Sensors: Basics and Applications

Optical Sensors: Basics and Applications

How to Cite

Haus, J. (2010) Light Sources, in Optical Sensors: Basics and Applications, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527629435.ch2

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Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 MAR 2010
  2. Published Print: 27 JAN 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527408603

Online ISBN: 9783527629435

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Keywords:

  • optical sensor;
  • light sources;
  • thermal light sources;
  • line sources;
  • light emitting diodes (LEDs);
  • lasers

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Important Properties of Light Sources

  • Thermal Light Sources

  • Line Sources

  • Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs)

  • Lasers