Basics of Interferometry Book

Basics of Interferometry


  • Author : P. Hariharan
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2012-12-02
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 213
  • ISBN 10 : 9780080918617

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Basics of Interferometry Book Description :

This book is for those who have some knowledge of optics, but little or no previous experience in interferometry. Accordingly, the carefully designed presentation helps readers easily find and assimilate the interferometric techniques they need for precision measurements. Mathematics is held to a minimum, and the topics covered are also summarized in capsule overviews at the beginning and end of each chapter. Each chapter also contains a set of worked problems that give a feel for numbers. The first five chapters present a clear tutorial review of fundamentals. Chapters six and seven discuss the types of lasers and photodetectors used in interferometry. The next eight chapters describe key applications of interferometry: measurements of length, optical testing, studies of refractive index fields, interference microscopy, holographic and speckle interferometry, interferometric sensors, interference spectroscopy, and Fourier-transform spectroscopy. The final chapter offers suggestions on choosing and setting up an interferometer.

Basics of Interferometry  2nd Edition Book

Basics of Interferometry 2nd Edition


  • Author : P. Hariharan
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre:
  • Pages : 248
  • ISBN 10 : OCLC:1151052830

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Basics of Interferometry 2nd Edition Book Description :

Optical interferometry is used in communications, medical imaging, astonomy, and structural measurement. With the use of an interferometer engineers and scientists are able to complete surface inspections of micromachined surfaces and semiconductors. Medical technicians are able to give more consise diagnoses with the employ of interferometers in microscopy, spectroscopy, and coherent tomography. Originating from a one-day course, this material was expanded to serve as an introduction to the topic for engineers and scientists that have little optical knowledge but a need for more in their daily work lives. The need for interferometry knowledge has crossed the boundaries of engineering fields and Dr. Hariharan has written a book that answers the questions that new practitioners to interferometry have and haven't even thought of yet. This new edition includes complete updates of all material with an emphasis on applications. It also has new chapters on white-light microsopy and interference with single photons. *Outstanding introduction to the world of optical interferometry with summaries at the begining and end of each chapter, several appendices with essential information, and worked numerical problems *Practical details enrich understanding for readers new to this material *New chapters on white-light microscopy for medical imaging and interference with single photons(quantum optics).

Optical Interferometry  2e Book

Optical Interferometry 2e


  • Author : P. Hariharan
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2003-10-20
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 351
  • ISBN 10 : 9780080473642

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Optical Interferometry 2e Book Description :

When the first edition of Optical Interferometry was published, interferometry was regarded as a rather esoteric method of making measurements, largely confined to the laboratory. Today, however, besides its use in several fields of research, it has applications in fields as diverse as measurement of length and velocity, sensors for rotation, acceleration, vibration and electrical and magnetic fields, as well as in microscopy and nanotechnology. Most topics are discussed first at a level accessible to anyone with a basic knowledge of physical optics, then a more detailed treatment of the topic is undertaken, and finally each topic is supplemented by a reference list of more than 1000 selected original publications in total. Historical development of interferometry The laser as a light source Two-beam interference Techniques for frequency stabilization Coherence Electronic phase measurements Multiple-beam interference Quantum effects in optical interference Extensive coverage of the applications of interferometry, such as measurements of length, optical testing, interference microscopy, interference spectroscopy, Fourier-transform spectroscopy, interferometric sensors, nonlinear interferometers, stellar interferometry, and studies of space-time and gravitation

Optical Metrology with Interferometry Book

Optical Metrology with Interferometry


  • Author : Dahi Ghareab Abdelsalam Ibrahim
  • Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-07-31
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 312
  • ISBN 10 : 9781527537736

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Optical Metrology with Interferometry Book Description :

The accurate measurements of surface topography are becoming important to many applications in both engineering and science. Optical interferometry is considered a preferable technique for featuring accurate 3D surface profiling since it is non-contacting, non-destructive and highly accurate. In combination with computers and other electronic devices, optical interferometry has become faster, more reliable, more convenient and more robust. There is now a wealth of new optical interferometry techniques on the market, or being developed in academia, that can measure surface topography with high precision. Each method has both its strong points and its limitations. This book explains in detail the basics of optical interferometry, their common language, generic features and limitations, and their simulation and uncertainties. Moreover, it provides an introduction to new frontiers in optical interferometry, including terahertz technology and optical frequency combs.

The Very Large Telescope Interferometer Challenges for the Future Book

The Very Large Telescope Interferometer Challenges for the Future


  • Author : Paulo J.V. Garcia
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2003-11-30
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 312
  • ISBN 10 : 1402015186

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The Very Large Telescope Interferometer Challenges for the Future Book Description :

The last quarter of the 20th century witnessed the rebirth and maturing of optical interferometry and associated technologies. Major successes spanning from direct detection of stellar pulsations to imaging in the optical were achieved with test-bed systems, some of which have now evolved to facilities open to the astronomical community. The intense activity and rapid growth of this field are a clear sign that interferometry will be a major observational tool in this century both from ground and space. The VLTI is the largest ground-based interferometric facility combining four 8.2-m telescopes with up to eight 1.8-m telescopes. This facility is the first opened on a shared risk basis in 2002, a milestone for the astronomical community. The combination of enhanced sensitivity and common user support bring into grasp a vastly unexplored astrophysical territory. This book presents state of the art optical interferometry in astrophysics. We emphasise new VLTI users by including tutorials in optical interferometry theory and practice, and related instrumentation, as well as reviews in stellar formation and evolution, and extragalactic science.

Field Guide to Interferometric Optical Testing Book

Field Guide to Interferometric Optical Testing


  • Author : Eric P. Goodwin
  • Publisher : Society of Photo Optical
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 100
  • ISBN 10 : 0819465100

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Field Guide to Interferometric Optical Testing Book Description :

A distillation of Dr. Wyant's course at University of Arizona, this Field Guide covers the key fundamentals of interferometry, types of interferometers and interferograms, concepts of phase-shifting interferometry, long-wavelength interferometry, testing of aspheric surfaces, measurement of surface microstructure, flat and curved surface testing, and absolute measurements.

Processing of SAR Data Book

Processing of SAR Data


  • Author : Achim Hein
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-11-11
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 291
  • ISBN 10 : 9783662094570

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Processing of SAR Data Book Description :

Written for students, remote sensing specialists, researchers and SAR system designers, Processing of SAR Data shows how to produce quality SAR images. In particular, this practical reference presents new methods and algorithms concerning the interferometric processing of SAR data with emphasis on system and signal theory, namely how SAR imagery is formed, how interferometry SAR images are created, and a detailed mathematical description of different focussing algorithms. Starting with the processing basics and progressing to the final geo-coded SAR data product, the book describes the complete processing steps in detail. Algorithms based on the effects of side-looking geometry are developed to correct foreshortening, shadowing and layover.

Basics of Holography Book

Basics of Holography


  • Author : P. Hariharan
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2002-03-14
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 161
  • ISBN 10 : 0521002001

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Basics of Holography Book Description :

An excellent introduction to holography for students and researchers in science and engineering.

Optical Methods of Engineering Analysis Book

Optical Methods of Engineering Analysis


  • Author : Gary Cloud
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 1998-05-28
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 503
  • ISBN 10 : 0521636426

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Optical Methods of Engineering Analysis Book Description :

A lucid, up-to-date discussion of optical methods of solving mechanical measurement problems, for graduate students, researchers and practising engineers.

Atom Interferometry Book

Atom Interferometry


  • Author : Paul R. Berman
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 1997-01-08
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 478
  • ISBN 10 : 008052768X

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Atom Interferometry Book Description :

The field of atom interferometry has expanded rapidly in recent years, and todays research laboratories are using atom interferometers both as inertial sensors and for precision measurements. Many researchers also use atom interferometry as a means of researching fundamental questions in quantum mechanics. Atom Interferometry contains contributions from theoretical and experimental physicists at the forefront of this rapidly developing field. Editor Paul R. Berman includes an excellent balance of background material and recent experimental results,providing a general overview of atom interferometry and demonstrating the promise that it holds for the future. Includes contributions from many of the research groups that have pioneered this emerging field Discusses and demonstrates new aspects of the wave nature of atoms Explains the many important applications of atom interferometry, from a measurement of the gravitational constant to atom lithography Examines applications of atom interferometry to fundamentally important quantum mechanics problems

An Introduction to Interferometry Book

An Introduction to Interferometry


  • Author : S. Tolansky
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1955
  • Genre: Interference (Light)
  • Pages : 223
  • ISBN 10 : LCCN:cvf00003869

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Optical Interferometry for Biology and Medicine Book

Optical Interferometry for Biology and Medicine


  • Author : David D. Nolte
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2011-12-04
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 354
  • ISBN 10 : 9781461408901

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Optical Interferometry for Biology and Medicine Book Description :

This book presents the fundamental physics of optical interferometry as applied to biophysical, biological and medical research. Interference is at the core of many types of optical detection and is a powerful probe of cellular and tissue structure in interfererence microscopy and in optical coherence tomography. It is also the root cause of speckle and other imaging artefacts that limit range and resolution. For biosensor applications, the inherent sensitivity of interferometry enables ultrasensitive detection of molecules in biological samples for medical diagnostics. In this book, emphasis is placed on the physics of light scattering, beginning with the molecular origins of refraction as light propagates through matter, and then treating the stochastic nature of random fields that ultimately dominate optical imaging in cells and tissue. The physics of partial coherence plays a central role in the text, with a focus on coherence detection techniques that allow information to be selectively detected out of incoherent and heterogeneous backgrounds. Optical Interferometry for Biology and Medicine is divided into four sections. The first covers fundamental principles, and the next three move up successive scales, beginning with molecular interferometry (biosensors), moving to cellular interferometry (microscopy), and ending with tissue interferometry (biomedical). An outstanding feature of the book is the clear presentation of the physics, with easy derivations of the appropriate equations, while emphasizing "rules of thumb" that can be applied by experimental researchers to give semi-quantitative predictions.

Optical Interferometry Book

Optical Interferometry


  • Author : Alexandr Banishev
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2017-02-15
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 260
  • ISBN 10 : 9789535129554

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Optical Interferometry Book Description :

Optical methods of measurements are the most sensitive techniques of noncontact investigations, and at the same time, they are fast as well as accurate which increases reproducibility of observed results. In recent years, the importance of optical interferometry methods for research has dramatically increased, and applications range from precise surface testing to finding extrasolar planets. This book covers various aspects of optical interferometry including descriptions of novel apparatuses and methods, application interferometry for studying biological objects, surface qualities, materials characterization, and optical testing. The book includes a series of chapters in which experts share recent progress in interferometry through original research and literature reviews.

Interferometry and Synthesis in Radio Astronomy Book

Interferometry and Synthesis in Radio Astronomy


  • Author : Anthony Richard Thompson
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1994-01-01
  • Genre: Radio astronomy
  • Pages : 534
  • ISBN 10 : 0894648594

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Interferometry and Synthesis in Radio Astronomy Book Description :

The theories and techniques that underlie radio interferometry as applied to astonomy and astrometry are discussed in this text. It is intended for graduate students and professionals who wish to use interferometric or synthesis-mapping techniques in astronomy, astrometry or geodesy.

Laser Measurement Technology Book

Laser Measurement Technology


  • Author : Axel Donges
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2014-10-14
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 422
  • ISBN 10 : 9783662436349

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Laser Measurement Technology Book Description :

Laser measurement technology has evolved in the last years in a versatile and reflationary way. Today, its methods are indispensable for research and development activities as well as for production technology. Every physicist and engineer should therefore gain a working knowledge of laser measurement technology. This book closes the gap of existing textbooks. It introduces in a comprehensible presentation laser measurement technology in all its aspects. Numerous figures, graphs and tables allow for a fast access into the matter. In the first part of the book the important physical and optical basics are described being necessary to understand laser measurement technology. In the second part technically significant measuring methods are explained and application examples are presented. Target groups of this textbook are students of natural and engineering sciences as well as working physicists and engineers, who are interested to make themselves familiar with laser measurement technology and its fascinating potentials.

Frequency Standards Book

Frequency Standards


  • Author : Fritz Riehle
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2006-03-06
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 540
  • ISBN 10 : 9783527605958

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Frequency Standards Book Description :

Of all measurement units, frequency is the one that may be determined with the highest degree of accuracy. It equally allows precise measurements of other physical and technical quantities, whenever they can be measured in terms of frequency. This volume covers the central methods and techniques relevant for frequency standards developed in physics, electronics, quantum electronics, and statistics. After a review of the basic principles, the book looks at the realisation of commonly used components. It then continues with the description and characterisation of important frequency standards from atomic clocks, to frequency stabilised lasers. The whole is rounded of with a discussion of topical applications in engineering, telecommunications, and metrology.

Interferometry in Radioastronomy and Radar Techniques Book

Interferometry in Radioastronomy and Radar Techniques


  • Author : R. Wohlleben
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-12-06
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 210
  • ISBN 10 : 9789401137027

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Interferometry in Radioastronomy and Radar Techniques Book Description :

In recent years aperture synthesis and interferometry have become very powerful tools in radioastronomy. Investigation of distant galaxies, for example, have revealed structures with sizes of less than a kiloparsec. In general, the study of galaxies has benefited from the great power of these techniques. Radar applications have also dramatically increased their quality by using the interferometry principle. Tracking and airborne radar can now determine position and velocity of objects with a much higher accuracy. This book describes in the first six, short chapters the basics of interferometry and aperture synthesis. The following two, long chapters treat the aspects of radioastronomical interferometers and radar applications of interferometry in great detail. The text offers readers a very good opportunity to familiarize themselves with the mathematical background of these very complex techniques. For researchers and students in radioastronomy and electrical engineering.

Fundamentals Of Interferometric Gravitational Wave Detectors  Second Edition  Book

Fundamentals Of Interferometric Gravitational Wave Detectors Second Edition


  • Author : Saulson Peter R
  • Publisher : World Scientific
  • Release Date : 2017-02-16
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN 10 : 9789813146204

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Fundamentals Of Interferometric Gravitational Wave Detectors Second Edition Book Description :

LIGO's recent discovery of gravitational waves was headline news around the world. Many people will want to understand more about what a gravitational wave is, how LIGO works, and how LIGO functions as a detector of gravitational waves.This book aims to communicate the basic logic of interferometric gravitational wave detectors to students who are new to the field. It assumes that the reader has a basic knowledge of physics, but no special familiarity with gravitational waves, with general relativity, or with the special techniques of experimental physics. All of the necessary ideas are developed in the book.The first edition was published in 1994. Since the book is aimed at explaining the physical ideas behind the design of LIGO, it stands the test of time. For the second edition, an Epilogue has been added; it brings the treatment of technical details up to date, and provides references that would allow a student to become proficient with today's designs.

Introduction to Optical Metrology Book

Introduction to Optical Metrology


  • Author : Rajpal S. Sirohi
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2017-07-12
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 449
  • ISBN 10 : 9781351831116

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Introduction to Optical Metrology Book Description :

Introduction to Optical Metrology examines the theory and practice of various measurement methodologies utilizing the wave nature of light. The book begins by introducing the subject of optics, and then addresses the propagation of laser beams through free space and optical systems. After explaining how a Gaussian beam propagates, how to set up a collimator to get a collimated beam for experimentation, and how to detect and record optical signals, the text: Discusses interferometry, speckle metrology, moiré phenomenon, photoelasticity, and microscopy Describes the different principles used to measure the refractive indices of solids, liquids, and gases Presents methods for measuring curvature, focal length, angle, thickness, velocity, pressure, and length Details techniques for optical testing as well as for making fiber optic- and MEMS-based measurements Depicts a wave propagating in the positive z-direction by ei(ωt – kz), as opposed to ei(kz – ωt) Featuring exercise problems at the end of each chapter, Introduction to Optical Metrology provides an applied understanding of essential optical measurement concepts, techniques, and procedures.

Digital Holography Book

Digital Holography


  • Author : Pascal Picart
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2013-01-24
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 350
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118563205

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Digital Holography Book Description :

This book presents a substantial description of the principles and applications of digital holography. The first part of the book deals with mathematical basics and the linear filtering theory necessary to approach the topic. The next part describes the fundamentals of diffraction theory and exhaustively details the numerical computation of diffracted fields using FFT algorithms. A thorough presentation of the principles of holography and digital holography, including digital color holography, is proposed in the third part. A special section is devoted to the algorithms and methods for the numerical reconstruction of holograms. There is also a chapter devoted to digital holographic interferometry with applications in holographic microscopy, quantitative phase contrast imaging, multidimensional deformation investigations, surface shape measurements, fluid mechanics, refractive index investigations, synthetic aperture imaging and information encrypting. Keys so as to understand the differences between digital holography and speckle interferometry and examples of software for hologram reconstructions are also treated in brief. Contents 1. Mathematical Prerequisites. 2. The Scalar Theory of Diffraction. 3. Calculating Diffraction by Fast Fourier Transform. 4. Fundamentals of Holography. 5. Digital Off-Axis Fresnel Holography. 6. Reconstructing Wavefronts Propagated through an Optical System. 7. Digital Holographic Interferometry and Its Applications. Appendix. Examples of Digital Hologram Reconstruction Programs