Practical Opto-Electronics: An Illustrated Guide for the Laboratory by Vladimir ProtopopovPractical Opto-Electronics: An Illustrated Guide for the Laboratory by Vladimir Protopopov

Practical Opto-Electronics: An Illustrated Guide for the Laboratory

byVladimir Protopopov

Hardcover | April 1, 2014

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This book explains how to create opto-electronic systems in a most efficient way, avoiding typical mistakes. It covers light detection techniques, imaging, interferometry, spectroscopy, modulation-demodulation, heterodyning, beam steering and many other topics common to laboratory applications. The focus is made on self-explanatory figures rather than on words. The book guides the reader through the entire process of creating problem-specific opto-electronic systems, starting from optical source, through beam transportation optical arrangement, to photodetector and data acquisition system. The relevant basics of beam propagation and computer-based raytracing routines are also explained, and sample codes are listed. the book teaches important know-how and practical tricks that are never disclosed in scientific publications. The book can become the reader's personal adviser in the world of opto-electronics and navigator in the ocean of the market of optical components and systems.

Succinct, well-illustrated and clearly written, this book is helpful for students, postgraduates, engineers and researches working not only in the field of applied optics but also in high-tech industry, information technology, medicine, biology and other domains.

Title:Practical Opto-Electronics: An Illustrated Guide for the LaboratoryFormat:HardcoverDimensions:393 pagesPublished:April 1, 2014Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3319045121

ISBN - 13:9783319045122

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Table of Contents

Optical elements.- Light sources.- Photodetectors.- Polarization optics.- Interferometers.- Fiber optics.- Opto-electronic receivers.- Modulation techniques.- Magneto-optics.- Spectrometers and monochromators.- Beam alignment and steering techniques.- Scanning stages and motors.- Imaging techniques.- Data acquisition - National Instruments DAQ technology.- Beam propagation.