Optical Materials

Optical Materials
Author: Kelly S. Potter,Joseph H. Simmons
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 530
Release: 2021-04-22
ISBN 10: 0128226498
ISBN 13: 9780128226490
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Optical Materials Book Review:

Optical Materials, Second Edition, presents, in a unified form, the underlying physical and structural processes that determine the optical behavior of materials. It does this by combining elements from physics, optics, and materials science in a seamless manner, and introducing quantum mechanics when needed. The book groups the characteristics of optical materials into classes with similar behavior. In treating each type of material, the text pays particular attention to atomic composition and chemical makeup, electronic states and band structure, and physical microstructure so that the reader will gain insight into the kinds of materials engineering and processing conditions that are required to produce a material exhibiting a desired optical property. The physical principles are presented on many levels, including a physical explanation, followed by formal mathematical support and examples and methods of measurement. The reader may overlook the equations with no loss of comprehension, or may use the text to find appropriate equations for calculations of optical properties. Includes a fundamental description of optical materials at the beginner and advanced levels Provides a thorough coverage of the field and presents new concepts in an easy to understand manner that combines written explanations and equations Serves as a valuable toolbox of applications and equations for the working reader

Handbook of Optical Materials

Handbook of Optical Materials
Author: Marvin J. Weber
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 536
Release: 2018-10-08
ISBN 10: 1351835505
ISBN 13: 9781351835503
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Optical Materials Book Review:

For years scientists turned to the CRC Handbook of Laser Science & Technology for reliable data on optical materials. Out of print for several years, that standard-setting work now has a successor: the Handbook of Optical Materials. This new handbook is an authoritative compilation of the physical properties of materials used in all types of lasers and optical systems. In it, scientist, author, and editor Dr. Marvin J. Weber provides extensive data tabulations and references for the most important optical materials, including crystals, glasses, polymers, metals, liquids, and gases. The properties detailed include both linear and nonlinear optical properties, mechanical properties, thermal properties together with many additional special properties, such as electro-, magneto-, and elasto-optic properties. Using a minimum of narration and logically organized by material properties, the handbook's unique presentation simplifies the process of comparing different materials for their suitability in particular applications. Appendices furnish a wealth of other useful information, including lists of the many abbreviations and acronyms that proliferate in this field. The Handbook of Optical Materials is simply the most complete one-stop source available for materials data essential to lasers and optical systems.

Optical Materials

Optical Materials
Author: Solomon Musikant
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2020-01-29
ISBN 10: 100072333X
ISBN 13: 9781000723335
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Optical Materials Book Review:

This unique book provides the optics designer and user with the latest advances on materials used as optical elements in systems and devices—in one convenient volume. Presenting fundamental performance requirements, basic characteristics, principles of fabrication, possibilities for new or modified optical materials, and key characterization data, this outstanding source facilitates optical materials selection and application. Comprehensive and thorough, this reference offers a broad review of old and new optical materials such as glasses, crystalline materials, plastics, and coatings... contains specific optical and characterization information useful for preliminary calculations ... and explains processes used to manufacture optical materials, giving insight into possible modifications of materials caused by process variations. Plus, this practical text includes a glossary of terms for a basic understanding, numerous illustrations for a clear perspective, and references for easy access to related material. This single-source volume is ideal for optical system/device designers and developers; design and development engineers; materials engineers; physical measurements engineers; test engineers, optics designers, and optics engineers; professional seminars; and undergraduate- and graduate-level students in optical and materials sciences courses.

Handbook of Infrared Optical Materials

Handbook of Infrared Optical Materials
Author: Paul Klocek
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 632
Release: 2017-09-04
ISBN 10: 1351838326
ISBN 13: 9781351838320
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Infrared Optical Materials Book Review:

This book includes a comprehensive presentation of the fundamental physics of optical matter, the definition of material physical properties, the listing and comparison of the physical properties of infrared optical materials, and the theory, design, and survey of infrared optical coatings.

Nanocomposites as Next Generation Optical Materials

Nanocomposites as Next Generation Optical Materials
Author: Daniel Werdehausen
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 158
Release: 2021-06-11
ISBN 10: 303075684X
ISBN 13: 9783030756840
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanocomposites as Next Generation Optical Materials Book Review:

This book looks at advanced nanocomposites, introducing long-awaited concepts towards bridging the gap between nanostructured optical materials and next-generation imaging systems. It investigates nanocomposites as bulk optical materials and highlights the immense potential they hold for real-world optical elements and systems, such as smartphone cameras. It covers the full spectrum of nanocomposite optical materials from their fundamental properties to analytical modeling and detailed application examples. This book also provides an in-depth discussion of the role these new materials play in the development of broadband flat optics – diffractive optical elements used for enhancing high-end broadband imaging systems. Written by an industry expert, this book seamlessly connects fundamental research and real-world applications. It is the ideal guide both for optical engineers working towards integrating new technologies, and researchers involved with fundamental research on optical materials.

Spectroscopic Properties of Rare Earths in Optical Materials

Spectroscopic Properties of Rare Earths in Optical Materials
Author: Guokui Liu,Bernard Jacquier
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 550
Release: 2006-01-29
ISBN 10: 3540282092
ISBN 13: 9783540282099
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Spectroscopic Properties of Rare Earths in Optical Materials Book Review:

Aimed at researchers and graduate students, this book provides up-to-date information about the electronic interactions that impact the optical properties of rare earth ions in solids. Its goal is to establish a connection between fundamental principles and the materials properties of rare-earth activated luminescent and laser optical materials. The theoretical survey and introduction to spectroscopic properties covers electronic energy level structure, intensities of optical transitions, ion-phonon interactions, line broadening, and energy transfer and up-conversion. An important aspect of the book lies in its deep and detailed discussions of materials properties and the potential of new applications such as optical storage, information processing, nanophotonics, and molecular probes that have been identified in recent experimental studies. This volume will be a valuable reference book on advanced topics of rare earth spectroscopy and materials science.

Optical Materials and Applications

Optical Materials and Applications
Author: Moriaki Wakaki
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 317
Release: 2017-12-19
ISBN 10: 1420015486
ISBN 13: 9781420015485
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Optical Materials and Applications Book Review:

The definition of optical material has expanded in recent years, largely because of IT advances that have led to rapid growth in optoelectronics applications. Helping to explain this evolution, Optical Materials and Applications presents contributions from leading experts who explore the basic concepts of optical materials and the many typical applications in which they are used. An invaluable reference for readers ranging from professionals to technical managers to graduate engineering students, this book covers everything from traditional principles to more cutting-edge topics. It also details recent developmental trends, with a focus on basic optical properties of material. Key topics include: Fundamental optical properties of solids Fundamental optical materials (including thin films) from both linear and nonlinear perspectives Use of bulk materials in the design of various modifications Application of optical thin films in artificial components Formation of artificial structures with sub-wavelength dimensions Use of physical or chemical techniques to control lightwave phase One-, two-, and three-dimensional structures used to control dispersion of materials for nanophotonics Progress of the optical waveguide, which makes optical systems more compact and highly efficient This book carefully balances coverage of theory and application of typical optical materials for ultraviolet, visible and infrared, non-linear optics, solid state lasers, optical waveguides, optical thin films and nanophotonics. It addresses both basic ideas and more advanced topics, making it an equally invaluable resource for beginners and active researchers in this growing field.

Laser Induced Damage in Optical Materials 1986

Laser Induced Damage in Optical Materials 1986
Author: Harold E. Bennett
Publsiher: ASTM International
Total Pages: 706
Release: 1988
ISBN 10: 1928374650XXX
ISBN 13: 9182736450XXX
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Organic Nonlinear Optical Materials

Organic Nonlinear Optical Materials
Author: Ch. Bosshard,J. Hulliger,M. Florsheimer,P. Gunter
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2001-08-24
ISBN 10: 9782884490078
ISBN 13: 2884490078
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Organic Nonlinear Optical Materials Book Review:

Organic Nonlinear Optical Materials provides an extensive description of the preparation and characterization of organic materials for applications in nonlinear and electro-optics. The book discusses the fundamental optimization and practical limitations of a number of figures of merit for various optical parameters and gives a clinical appraisal of the potential of organic materials for applicators in optical technology. Among the topics addressed are the basic molecular design of ;nonlinear optical chromophores, fundamentals and novel techniques of organic crystal growth, preparation and characterization of Langmuir-Blodgett and polymer films, experimental methods for determining microscopic and macroscopic optical properties. Also included is a discussion of first results of the photorefractive effect in organic crystals and the potential of organics for photorefractive applications, as well as an extensive review of published linear and nonlinear optical measurement of organic materials.

Electronic Magnetic and Optical Materials

Electronic  Magnetic  and Optical Materials
Author: Pradeep Fulay,Jung-Kun Lee
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 536
Release: 2016-11-18
ISBN 10: 1498701728
ISBN 13: 9781498701723
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Electronic Magnetic and Optical Materials Book Review:

This book integrates materials science with other engineering subjects such as physics, chemistry and electrical engineering. The authors discuss devices and technologies used by the electronics, magnetics and photonics industries and offer a perspective on the manufacturing technologies used in device fabrication. The new addition includes chapters on optical properties and devices and addresses nanoscale phenomena and nanoscience, a subject that has made significant progress in the past decade regarding the fabrication of various materials and devices with nanometer-scale features.

Kramers Kronig Relations in Optical Materials Research

Kramers Kronig Relations in Optical Materials Research
Author: Valerio Lucarini,Jarkko J. Saarinen,Kai-Erik Peiponen,Erik M. Vartiainen
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 162
Release: 2006-03-28
ISBN 10: 3540273166
ISBN 13: 9783540273165
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Kramers Kronig Relations in Optical Materials Research Book Review:

TheKramers-Kronigrelationsconstitutethemathematicalformulationofthe fundamental connection between the in-phase to the out-of-phase response of a system to a sinusoidal time-varying external perturbation. Such connection exists in both classical and quantum physical systems and derives directly from the principle of causality. Apart from being of great importance in high energy physics, statistical physics, and acoustics, at present the Kramers-Kronig relations are basic and widely-accepted tools for the investigation of the linear optical properties of materials, since they allow performing the so-called inversion of optical data, i.e. acquiring knowledge on dispersive phenomena by measurements of absorptive phenomena over the whole energy spectrum or vice versa. Since the late ’80s, a growing body of theoretical results as well as of experimental evidences has shown that the Kramers-Kronig relations can be adopted for e?ciently acquiring knowledge on nonlinear optical phenomena. These results suggest that the Kramers-Kronig relations may become in a near future standard techniques in the context of nonlinear spectroscopy. Thisbookisthe?rstcomprehensivetreatisedevotedtoprovidingauni- ing picture of the physical backgrounds, of the rigorous mathematical theory, and of the applications of the Kramers-Kronig relations in both ?elds of l- ear and nonlinear optical spectroscopy. Some basic programs written for the 1 MATLAB environment are also included. This book is organized as an argumentative discourse, progressing from the linear to the nonlinear phenomena, from the general to the speci?c s- tems, and from the theoretical to the experimental results.

Laser Induced Damage of Optical Materials

Laser Induced Damage of Optical Materials
Author: Roger M. Wood
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 241
Release: 2003-08-01
ISBN 10: 1420034057
ISBN 13: 9781420034059
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Laser Induced Damage of Optical Materials Book Review:

The laser power handling capacities of optical systems are determined by the physical properties of their component materials. At low intensity levels these factors are not important, but an understanding of damage mechanisms is fundamental to good design of laser products operating at high power. Laser Induced Damage of Optical Materials presents

Optical Materials

Optical Materials
Author: Nikolay L. Kazanskiy,Vsevolod A. Kolpakov
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 211
Release: 2017-03-31
ISBN 10: 1315279916
ISBN 13: 9781315279916
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Optical Materials Book Review:

This reference book concentrates on microstructuring surfaces of optical materials with directed fluxes of off-electrode plasma generated by high-voltage gas discharge and developing methods and equipment related to this technique. It covers theoretical and experimental studies on the electrical and physical properties of high-voltage gas discharges used to generate plasma outside an electrode gap. A new class of methods and devices that makes it possible to implement a series of processes for fabricating diffraction microstructures on large format wafers is also discussed.

Laser Induced Damage in Optical Materials 1982

Laser Induced Damage in Optical Materials  1982
Author: Harold Earl Bennett
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 488
Release: 1984
ISBN 10: 1928374650XXX
ISBN 13: UIUC:30112007697029
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Nonlinear Optical Materials

Nonlinear Optical Materials
Author: Jerome V. Moloney
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 253
Release: 2012-12-06
ISBN 10: 1461217148
ISBN 13: 9781461217145
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nonlinear Optical Materials Book Review:

Mathematical methods play a significant role in the rapidly growing field of nonlinear optical materials. This volume discusses a number of successful or promising contributions. The overall theme of this volume is twofold: (1) the challenges faced in computing and optimizing nonlinear optical material properties; and (2) the exploitation of these properties in important areas of application. These include the design of optical amplifiers and lasers, as well as novel optical switches. Research topics in this volume include how to exploit the magnetooptic effect, how to work with the nonlinear optical response of materials, how to predict laser-induced breakdown in efficient optical devices, and how to handle electron cloud distortion in femtosecond processes.

Optical Materials and Applications

Optical Materials and Applications
Author: Moriaki Wakaki
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 317
Release: 2017-12-19
ISBN 10: 135183729X
ISBN 13: 9781351837293
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Optical Materials and Applications Book Review:

The definition of optical material has expanded in recent years, largely because of IT advances that have led to rapid growth in optoelectronics applications. Helping to explain this evolution, Optical Materials and Applications presents contributions from leading experts who explore the basic concepts of optical materials and the many typical applications in which they are used. An invaluable reference for readers ranging from professionals to technical managers to graduate engineering students, this book covers everything from traditional principles to more cutting-edge topics. It also details recent developmental trends, with a focus on basic optical properties of material. Key topics include: Fundamental optical properties of solids Fundamental optical materials (including thin films) from both linear and nonlinear perspectives Use of bulk materials in the design of various modifications Application of optical thin films in artificial components Formation of artificial structures with sub-wavelength dimensions Use of physical or chemical techniques to control lightwave phase One-, two-, and three-dimensional structures used to control dispersion of materials for nanophotonics Progress of the optical waveguide, which makes optical systems more compact and highly efficient This book carefully balances coverage of theory and application of typical optical materials for ultraviolet, visible and infrared, non-linear optics, solid state lasers, optical waveguides, optical thin films and nanophotonics. It addresses both basic ideas and more advanced topics, making it an equally invaluable resource for beginners and active researchers in this growing field.

Laser Induced Damage in Optical Materials 1980

Laser Induced Damage in Optical Materials 1980
Author: Harold E. Bennett
Publsiher: ASTM International
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1981
ISBN 10: 1928374650XXX
ISBN 13: 9182736450XXX
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Laser Induced Damage in Optical Materials 1980 Book Review:

Laser Induced Damage in Optical Materials

Laser Induced Damage in Optical Materials
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1974
ISBN 10: 1928374650XXX
ISBN 13: STANFORD:36105030180587
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Nonlinear Optical Materials and Devices for Applications in Information Technology

Nonlinear Optical Materials and Devices for Applications in Information Technology
Author: A. Miller,K.R. Welford,B. Daino
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 367
Release: 1995-04-30
ISBN 10: 9780792334576
ISBN 13: 0792334574
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nonlinear Optical Materials and Devices for Applications in Information Technology Book Review:

Nonlinear Optical Materials and Devices for Applications in Information Technology takes the reader from fundamental interactions of laser light in materials to the latest developments of digital optical information processing. The book emphasises nonlinear optical interactions in bulk and low-dimensional semiconductors, liquid crystals and optical fibres. After establishing the basic laser--material interactions in these materials, it goes on to assess applications in soliton propagation, integrated optics, smart pixel arrays and digital optical computing.

Physical Properties and Data of Optical Materials

Physical Properties and Data of Optical Materials
Author: Moriaki Wakaki,Takehisa Shibuya,Keiei Kudo
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 576
Release: 2018-10-08
ISBN 10: 1420015508
ISBN 13: 9781420015508
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Physical Properties and Data of Optical Materials Book Review:

Research and applications in optical engineering require careful selection of materials. With such a large and varied array to choose from, it is important to understand a material's physical and optical properties before making a selection. Providing a convenient, concise, and logically organized collection of information, Physical Properties and Data of Optical Materials builds a thorough background for more than 100 optical materials and offers quick access to precise information. Surveying the most important and widely used optical materials, this handy reference includes data on a wide variety of metals, semiconductors, dielectrics, polymers, and other commonly used optical materials. For each material, the editors examine the crystal system; natural and artificial growth and production methods along with corrosives and processing; thermal, electrical, and mechanical properties; optical properties, such as transmittance and reflectance spectra, ranging from UV to IR wavelengths; and, where applicable, applications for spectroscopy and miscellaneous remarks such as handling concerns and chemical properties. Numerous tables illustrate important data such as numerical values of optical constants for important wavelength regions, extinction and absorption coefficients, and refractive index. Physical Properties and Data of Optical Materials offers a collection of data on an unprecedented variety of fundamental optical materials, making it the one quick-lookup guide that every optical scientist, engineer, and student should own.