Radiometry and the Detection of Optical Radiation by Robert W. BoydRadiometry and the Detection of Optical Radiation by Robert W. Boyd

Radiometry and the Detection of Optical Radiation

byRobert W. Boyd

Hardcover | May 10, 1983

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Presents a treatment of fundamental aspects of the generation, transfer and detection of optical and infra-red radiation. Emphasis placed on practical aspects of radiometry in detection. Discusses formal principles of radiometry, signal-to-noise considerations in the detection of optical radiation, and the operation of various radiation detectors. Includes tables and graphs of blackbody functions.
Title:Radiometry and the Detection of Optical RadiationFormat:HardcoverDimensions:272 pages, 9.29 × 6.34 × 0.67 inPublished:May 10, 1983Publisher:Wiley

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:047186188X

ISBN - 13:9780471861881

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Table of Contents

Electromagnetic Radiation.


Theory of Blackbody Radiation.

Applications of Blackbody Radiation Theory.

Advanced Topics in Radiometry.

Photometry and Vision.

Radiation Detectors.

Noise in the Detection Process.

Photoemissive Detectors.

Photoconductive Detectors.

Photovoltaic Detectors.

Coherent Detection.

Thermal Detectors.

Fluctuations of the Radiation Field.