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14. Practical Holography
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20. Electron Holography (Springer

1. Holography for the New Millennium
by Jacques Ludman, H. John Caulfield, Juanita Riccobono
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A half century after its invention, and after several waves of optimism and pessimism, holography is now poised to achieve widespread application. Holograms are now being used as tools in many industries, from heads-up displays in aircraft to directing interconnections in massively parallel computing. Acoustic holograms can provide three-dimensional images of internal organs without surgery or dangerous radiation, and holography forms the basis of several other forms of nondestructive testing. This book provides both a review of the development of the field and of the applications likely to be important in the 21st century. It begins with a review by Emmett Leith, one of the inventors of holography - or re-inventors, after Denis Gabor's original work in 1947. Two chapters discuss the frontiers of holographic imaging, including color holograms and stereographic movies. Several subsequent chapters describe novel methods of forming and viewing holographic images, including the use of low-coherence sources or even computers to generate the holograms. The book concludes with a sampling of new applications of holography, including its uses in improving the efficiency of solar cells, in nondestructive testing, in improving the coherence properties of light, in data storage, and in investigations of fundamental physics. ... Read more


2. Basics of Holography
by P. Hariharan
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Basics of Holography is a general introduction to the subject written by a leading worker in the field. It begins with the theory of holographic imaging, the characteristics of the reconstructed image, and the various types of holograms. Practical aspects of holography are then described, including light sources, the characteristics of recording media and recording materials, as well as methods for producing different types of holograms and computer-generated holograms. Finally, important applications of holography are discussed, such as high-resolution imaging, holographic optical elements, information processing, and holographic interferometry. ... Read more


3. Optical Holography : Principles, Techniques and Applications (Cambridge Studies in Modern Optics)
by P. Hariharan
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Catlog: Book (1996-07-13)
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This is a new and greatly expanded edition of what has become one of the best known introductions to the principles, techniques and applications of optical holography.Where necessary, existing sections have been updated to cover several new techniques and applications and two new chapters have been added. After presenting the theory of holographic imaging and the various types of holograms, the author covers practical aspects of holography, as well as the production of holograms for display, color holography, and computer generated holograms. He then discusses a variety of applications of holography in detail, such as high resolution imaging, information storage and processing, vibration analysis, and holographic interferometry.Containing more than 1000 selected references, this book will be invaluable to anyone wishing to learn more about optical holography, as well as to established researchers and engineers in this field. ... Read more

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5-0 out of 5 stars Great Book!
This book is a great overview of all the different methods of using and making holograms. It has extensive references. It assumes the reader has a mathamatical background. I refer to it more than any other holography book in my library. ... Read more


4. Digital Shearography: Theory and Application of Digital Speckle Pattern Shearing Interferometry (SPIE PRESS Monograph Vol. PM100)
by Wolfgang Steinchen, Lianxiang Yang
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Publisher: SPIE-International Society for Optical Engine
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The ever-increasing requirements of product quality and reliability demand more efficient measuring and testing methods. Developed in the past decade, shearography--also called speckle pattern shearing interferometry--is a coherent-optical measuring and testing method, similar to holographic interferometry. This book describes the development of second-generation digital shearography, which is especially effective in nondestructive testing, strain measurement, and vibration analysis due to its relative insensitivity to environmental disturbances. ... Read more


5. Fundamentals of Digital Optics: Digital Signal Processing in Optics and Holography
by L. P. Iaroslavskii, Murray Eden, Leonid Yaroslavksy
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Catlog: Book (1996-09-01)
Publisher: Birkhauser Boston
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This book is an introduction to digital optics, presenting the basic concepts necessary to master working in the field on a professional level. It represents an attempt to unify two allied directions which have appeared at the boundary between optics and computer science, digital image processing and digital holography. It reflects the integration of computers into modern optical and imaging systems.

The book is aimed at comprehensive exposition of fundamentals of digital optics, or digital processing of optical and similar analog signals such as images, holograms, interferograms, etc. Distinctive features of the exposition are consecutive observance of the correspondence principle between analog signal transformations and their discrete representations, and emphasis on fast computational algorithms and adaptive processing methods.

A number of new contributions make the book a unique supplement to the existing literature on digital signal and image processing. Among these are a new approach to characterizing digital filters, a modified discrete representation of Fourier and Fresnel integral transforms, new efficient computational algorithms for signal convolution, spectral analysis, interpolation and generating 2-D random signals, a unified representation of fast orthogonal transform design of local adaptive linear and rank filters for image restoration, enhancement and object location. The book also discusses solutions of a broad circle of practical problems of digital optics including automated diagnosis of interference in optical signals and images, image restoration and enhancement, object location in images, and the digital synthesis of holograms.

Please note: In Figures 8.12 on page 230, a) and b) are reversed in the book ... Read more


6. America as Second Creation : Technology and Narratives of New Beginnings
by David E. Nye
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Publisher: The MIT Press
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After 1776, the former American colonies began to reimagine themselves as a unified, self-created community. Technologies had an important role in the resulting national narratives, and a few technologies assumed particular prominence. Among these were the axe, the mill, the canal, the railroad, and the irrigation dam. In this book David Nye explores the stories that clustered around these technologies. In doing so, he rediscovers an American story of origins, with America conceived as a second creation built in harmony with God's first creation.

While mainstream Americans constructed technological foundation stories to explain their place in the New World, however, marginalized groups told other stories of destruction and loss. Native Americans protested the loss of their forests, fishermen resisted the construction of dams, and early environmentalists feared the exhaustionof resources. A water mill could be viewed as the kernel of a new community or as a new way to exploit labor. If passengers comprehended railways as part of a larger narrative about American expansion and progress, many farmers attacked railroad land grants. To explore these contradictions, Nye devotes alternating chapters to narratives of second creation and to narratives of those who rejected it.

Nye draws on popular literature, speeches, advertisements, paintings, and many other media to create a history of American foundation stories. He shows how these stories were revised periodically, as social and economic conditions changed, without ever erasing the earlier stories entirely. The image of the isolated frontier family carving a homestead out of the wilderness with an axe persists to this day, alongside later images and narratives. In the book's conclusion, Nye considers the relation between these earlier stories and such later American developments as the conservation movement, narratives of environmental recovery, and the idealization of wilderness.
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5-0 out of 5 stars draws together U.S. history and environmentalism
This short book showed me a great deal about both U.S. history and environmentalism. The extensive notes and huge bibliography mark the book not just as inviting severe academic scrutiny but as a pithy summary of a lifetime of information. If my library was as large as this bibliography, I'd feel obligated to open it to the public.

The book is organized around technologies that were used in the white settlement of the U.S.: the different and more efficient American axe (and the log cabin), the water powered mill, the canal and the railroad, and irrigation infrastructure such as dams. With these various technogies over time settlers "improved" the land they found. They felt it took both nature's "first creation" and their efforts at "second creation" to complete the work and make the land truly suitable for life. After years of wondering, here finally is an explanation of what early settlers were thinking when they did things that now seem extremely ecologically destructive.

The book calls out four assumptions of second creation: i) grid surveys were a good way to apportion and settle the fairly uniform land ii) free markets allowed individuals to do whatever made most sense without regard to legislative edicts and local monopolies iii) resources --especially land-- were abundant so that population growth didn't have to worry about the downward resource spiral suggested by Malthus and iv) the universe supported changes at no cost rather than levying an entropic tax on every effort at long-term progress. All four were critical to underpinning our foundation story; all four were eventually thrown in the dustbin of history. Those neat squares are a hallmark of flying over the western U.S., but they condemned neighbors to live a half mile apart rather than in towns, and they dismally failed to promote individual ownership of lands that needed to be irrigated. I'll let the book fill out the details of the remaining three assumptions.

I'd wondered casually about but never seriously questioned the emphasis on water power rather than steam power in the early U.S. I learned our thinkers were glad surfeit of rivers and lack of coal leaned this way, because water power was thought to be more natural and hence to have beneficial sociological effects! Many early investors honestly thought that so long as mills used water power rather than steam power, they couldn't create a downtrodden working class like British mills. I also learned that mills were common in the Southern states too; although they arrived there a generation later, they weren't completely absent as I had thought.

Even though I live near historic Lowell Massachusetts ("spindle city") and thought I was quite familiar with the history of mills in the U.S., the book taught me some new local details. It alerted me to the former existence of the Middlesex Canal that extended almost 30 miles from the Merrimack River to Boston, and to the original construction of the Pawtucket Canal not for the mills but for transportation. Once I knew to look for the Middlesex Canal, I found maps, an interpretive museum which I visited, and even remaining bits and pieces explaining odd landscape features that had never made sense before.

I was also alerted to the fact that the old gristmill I'm familiar with near the Wayside Inn in Sudbury Massachusetts was in fact a reconstruction early in the last century.

And the many references led me to 'The Education of Henry Adams', an autobiography that although clearly a century old speaks to our time. My old public library, which has a vault in the basement and some materials that go back to the sixteen hundreds, still had a copy on its open shelves. When checking it out I commented to the librarian I was glad the library had so many "old" books, and she in turn commented that she was glad to see at least one patron using the older book room.

As time passed and as settlement proceeded westward, the necessary technologies expanded from things each individual could manipulate to things that could only be done by huge collectives. One man could make a clearing with an axe. But only the federal government could construct Boulder Dam. The individualism that's so tightly woven into the U.S. persona made less and less sense as settlement proceeded into the high plains and the arid regions. Even in the already settled east, large civil engineering works such as water pumping stations were once highly visible public technology. ... Read more


7. Holograms & Holography: Design, Techniques, & Commercial Applications
by John R. Vacca
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Catlog: Book (2001-04)
Publisher: Charles River Media
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Average Customer Review: 4.56 out of 5 stars
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Attention Magnet. Impossible to put down. Visual Magic. These are a few of the phrases used to describe holograms, a technology that combines physics and optics to create a three-dimensional image on a two-dimensional surface. This book/CD package provides a complete overview of holograms and holography, including commercial applications, history, scientific explanations, and how they are manufactured in thousands of products from logos to credit cards.

Key Features - Complete overview of the field including its history, science, applications and production issues - Separate chapters on: Holographic Interferometry, Computer Generated Holograms on the Web, Holographic Embossing, Holographic Security, Laser Electronics, Holographic Storage Systems, and more - Discussion of commercial uses, e.g., security, entertainment, premiums, and virtual reality - Accompanying CD-ROM includes holographic images, animations and Web sites - Foreword by Michael Erbschloe - Free Sample Hologram ... Read more

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5-0 out of 5 stars A complete, in-depth book and CD-ROM technical manual
Holograms & Holography: Design, Techniques, & Commercial Applications is a complete, in-depth book and CD-ROM technical manual for the combination of physics and optics that allows the creating of a beautiful, shiny, three-dimensional image on a two-dimensional surface. From the myriad uses of hologram technology to the economic value of holograms and how to create them with a computer, Holograms & Holography Design is more than a straightforward instruction book - it also has helpful instructions for how to best put holograms to commercial and practical use. The text is "intermediate to advanced" level; while it covers some very complex and technical subjects, it strives to do so in an explicitly clear manner, that anyone with a basic understanding of the physics involved can grasp. Diagrams, appendices, glossary, and an index complete the handy accessibility of this reference. The CD-ROM that comes with the book contains hologram-related images, animations, and web sites. In order to view the CD-ROM's files, a separate graphics program software such as Paint Shop Pro or Visio is required for the image files, and a separate movie player such as Quicktime, Windows Media Player, or Real Player Plug-in is required for the movies. Adobe Acrobat Reader and any web browser software (such as Netscape) are also useful for taking full advantage of the CD-ROM. Highly recommended!

5-0 out of 5 stars Informative Book on a Interesting Subject
John Vaccas' Book, "Holograms & Holography" provides IT professionals, Web Developers and Security personnel with an insight into the development, maintenance, and many uses of Holograms in the digital era. I was especially interested in the history and application behind holograms, which described in the first chapter, stimulates you to read on. Mr. Vacca goes on to describe many additional and practical uses of hologram technology in IT today before describing in technical detail the design and development of holographic images. Overall the book acts as a complete reference to hologram technology and even includes a free CD-ROM that provides a gallery of holographic images as well as the software that was used to develop and manipulate these images. An excellent read on a subject that is somewhat uncharted territory to most IT professionals.

1-0 out of 5 stars This book is a misleading con
This book is inaccurate, out of date and misleading. It should never have been published, but as it has been the "author" and publisher should at least have had the grace to acknowledge the fact that much of the content has been copied wholesale from previously published papers and web sites. It won't help anyone to make or understand holograms - its science is confusing and wrong, its techniques are even more confusing and inadequate.
As an editor of a holography book myself I declare an interest, but I would have been pleased to see a good book on the topic. This book is not it. In fact, it's utter rubbish (how's that for a carefully reasoned response?)

1-0 out of 5 stars This is by far the worst book on holograms in print
I believe this book does a great disservice to our industry bringing the worst "Internet ethics" into the realm of technical literature. It exploits the fact that there is a real need for a new book on this subject and cynically fails to deliver the goods, whilst disingenuously dressing up the package to make a quick sale. most of the text has simply been lifted from other sources (mostly the internet where one can read it for free) and is now several years out of date. The new reader would have no reason to suspect this, however, as in the author's "end notes" he cites his sources as being from the last couple of years. That might not matter, except that the world has moved on and it is now a little sad, to read chapters about building a studio for silver halide holography, as though we were in 1981 rather than 2001. It's like reading a typewriter manual, or a guidebook for Windows 3.1. - it's just not relevant anymore.

5-0 out of 5 stars College level context but yet extremely entertaining!!!
Having graduate with a Bachelors of Science in Electo-Optics I found John's treatment of this subject very through but, unlike my rather dry college textbooks, very enlighting. Highly recommended reading for anyone with an interest in the future of technology. ... Read more


8. The Art and Science of Holography: A Tribute to Emmett Leith and Yuri Denisyuk (SPIE Vol. PM124)
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Publisher: SPIE-International Society for Optical Engine
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This volume celebrates both the triumphs and the exquisite details of one of the most creative fields in optics: the art and science that is modern holography. Through anecdotal narratives and rigorous mathematical analyses, this book reveals the elegance of the field pioneered by physicists Yuri Denisyuk and Emmett Leith. The most highly regarded holographers worldwide have contributed chapters to this work. It explores all of the modern holographic advances and ponders the role holography will play in future technology. ... Read more


9. Holographic Interferometry (Wiley Series in Pure and Applied Optics)
by Charles M.Vest
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A unified, comprehensive, self-contained treatment of theory, practice, and application, including related coherent optical techniques. Emphasizes quantitative evaluation of holographic interferograms of both opaque and transparent objects, explaining how tools such as the laser and holography are being applied to present-day measurement problems. Applies clear, simple, physical reasoning to present practical information and data; circumvents complicated mathematics wherever possible. Includes over 700 cited references, numerous line drawings and photographs, and several useful tables and equations relating optical data to physical properties. ... Read more


10. Advanced Energy Systems Division Proceedings ASME International Mechanical Engineering congress and Exposition, New Orlean, LA, 2002 (Aes Series Vol 42)
by B. Prasad
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11. Selected Papers on Subwavelength Diffractive Optics (Spie Milestone Series, V. Ms 166)
by Joseph Neil Mait, Dennis W. Prather
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12. Particle Field Holography (Cambridge Studies in Modern Optics)
by Chandra S. Vikram
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This is the first book to provide a thorough and systematic description of the entire subject of particle field holography.The use of holography to study very small objects in a dynamic volume is a technique of importance for scientists and engineers across a variety of disciplines for obtaining information about the size, shape and velocity of small objects, such as dust particles, fuel droplets, raindrops, pollen, and bubbles.Professor Vikram has made major contributions to the field, and here provides a coherent, comprehensive and self-contained treatment of the theory, practice and applications.The volume is written to satisfy the needs of researchers in the technique, practicing engineers dealing with applications, and advanced students in science or engineering departments.All the necessary mathematical formulations, figures and photographs, experimental procedures and results, and literature citations are therefore included. ... Read more


13. The Complete Book of Holograms: How They Work and How to Make Them
by Joseph E. Kasper, Steven A. Feller
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Catlog: Book (1987-07-30)
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
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This clear account of holography and its applications offers the novice a rigorous treatment of holographic theory and science with minimal reliance on mathematical explanation. Written in a lively, stimulating style, it explains the geometric model of holography as well as the more elaborate diffraction model, describes various types of holograms, and gives detailed instructions on how to make your own holograms and where to get the neccessary materials. Also covers current and developing applications of holographic techniques in science, industry, and the arts. Includes excellent illustrations throughout, plus a list of sources for further study. ... Read more


14. Practical Holography
by Graham Saxby
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Catlog: Book (2003-11-01)
Publisher: Institute of Physics Publishing
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Stereoscopy, interference and diffraction. How holography began. Light sources for holography. The basic types of hologram. Materials, exposure and processing. Basic requirements. Single beam techniques. Bypass holograms. Building a holographic laboratory. Master holograms on a table. Transfer reflection holograms. Transfer transmission holograms. Holograms including focusing optics. Home-made optical elements. Portraiture and pulse laser holography. Holography in natural colours. Achromatic and pseudocolor holograms. Holographic stereograms. Non-silver precesses in holography. Embossed holograms. Display techniques. Holographic interferometry. Data storage and diffractive elements. Holography in biology and medicine. Holographic motion pictures. Other applications of holography. Appendices. ... Read more

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5-0 out of 5 stars Great book on practical holography
Saxby's book is a must have for everyone involved in holography and is worth the high price. I have read several books on holography and this book is by far the best resource on practical holography.

This books covers all the practical aspects of holography from setting up a holography lab to making advanced holograms.

The explanations on the practical aspects are basic enough so that it can be understood by the interested layman.

It also includes more in-depth sections on several aspects of holography such as a chemical analysis of developers, mathematical aspects of holography, Fourrier imaging,... which makes this book a good reference for the professional as well.

The new layout of the third edition has dramatically improved the readability of the book. The third edition has been updated and includes the latest information on the new materials and laser diodes.

3-0 out of 5 stars Message from Author
Further update on Practical Holography. Pearson Education, who now own Prentice-Hall, have sold the last copy , but - good news - they will reprint single copies to individual order, until the next edition comes out. I am now working on a third edition, to be published by Institute of Physics Publishing towards the end of 2002. Agfa materials are no longer available, but BB and Slavich emulsions work well with all the formulas in the 2nd Edn.

5-0 out of 5 stars Ordering NO problem
I had absolutely NO problems ordering the book at the adres/telephonenumber Graham gives. Ordering was done in a few minutes, price ca. 104 USD. Thanks, Graham !!

5-0 out of 5 stars Correction
Message from the author: This book is not out of print. The publisher has been taken over recently by Pearson Education, and the wires may have become crossed. If you have difficulty in obtaining a copy, contact them at Edinburgh Gate, Harlow, Essex CM20 2JE, UK, Tel (44)1279 623623. If you are still stuck, e-mail me at graham.saxby@ukonline.co.uk Negotiations are under way to prepare a new edition with a different publisher. Watch this space.

5-0 out of 5 stars Excellent technical reference.
It's a pity that Saxby's "Practical Holography" isno longer in print.It covers a lot of ground. While the tone is frequently technical and too mathematical for the layman, this is compensated for by thenumerous practical illustrations and examples.

The developer and bleachformulary is excellent. While I eventually settled on D-19 rather thanmixing my own developers, I have not found another bleach as satisfactoryor simple as his #2 formula.

The section on building your own hugeplastic lenses for collimation over large plate areas remains a novel andpractical approach to an ongoing problem.

Go to your local library andsee if they have it. If they don't have it, see if they can get this onloan for you.It's well worth the effort to read. ... Read more


15. Digital Holography and Digital Image Processing: Principles, Methods, Algorithms
by Leonid Yaroslavsky, L. P. Iaroslavskii
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Catlog: Book (2003-11-01)
Publisher: Kluwer Academic Publishers
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Digital holography and digital image processing are twins born by computer era. They share origin, theoretical base, methods and algorithms. The present book describes these common fundamentals principles, methods and algorithms including image and hologram digitization, data compression, digital transforms and efficient computational algorithms, statistical and Monte-Carlo methods, image restoration and enhancement, image reconstruction in tomography and digital holography, discrete signal resampling and image geometrical transformations, accurate measurements and reliable target localization in images, recording and reconstruction of computer generated holograms, adaptive and nonlinear filters for sensor signal perfecting and image restoration and enhancement. The book combines theory, heavily illustrated practical methods and efficient computational algorithms and is written for senior-level undergraduate and graduate students, researchers and engineers in optics, photonics, opto-electronics and electronic engineering. ... Read more

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2-0 out of 5 stars Blunder of Kluwer Publishers
This book contains useful formulas and derivations which may not be in other books, but the English is awful. It also has some significant technical mistakes in some equations. I can't believe Kluwer published this. Quoting from page 7, "In real application, it very frequently happens . Very that noise randomly replaces signal values that in this case are completely lost. In such situation, in general, the model of impulse noise is used." If I were Kluwer, I'd do a product recall, edit the book and release it under a different title. ... Read more


16. Selected Papers on Fundamental Techniques in Holography (Milestone Series Vol. MS171)
by Hans I. Bjelkhagen, H. John Caulfield
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Catlog: Book (2001-12-28)
Publisher: SPIE-International Society for Optical Engine
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The authoritative book on holography. Contains a collection of foundational papers written by the field's greatest scientists and engineers. It covers such topics as theory and fundamental issues, display holography, measurements and testing techniques, data storage, and nonoptical holography, among others. ... Read more


17. Three-Dimensional Holographic Imaging
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A comprehensive survey of the state of the art in 3-D holographic imaging techniques and applications
This book introduces the general concepts of both real-time and non-real-time 3-D holographic imaging techniques for scientific and engineering applications. It offers readers a fundamental understanding of the concepts of 3-D holographic imaging as well as cost-effective design and implementation. World-renowned experts in the field provide in-depth discussion of the following topics:
* Holograms of real and virtual point trajectories
* Self-stabilized real-time holographic recording
* Principles and applications of optical scanning holography
* Tangible, dynamic holographic images
* Holographic laser radar
* Preliminary studies on compression of interference patterns in electronic holography
* Photoelectronic principles, components, and applications
* Design and implementation of computer-generated hologram and diffractive optical elements
* Catastrophe analysis as the basis for visual perception
Three-Dimensional Holographic Imaging is the most complete survey available of the fundamental topics in the field, ideal for electrical engineers, optical scientists, and advanced CAD/CAM systems engineers engaged in the design and construction of advanced imaging systems.
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18. Water Flow In Soils (Books in Soils, Plants, and the)
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Publisher: CRC Press
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19. Practical Holography Xiii: 25 January 1999, San Jose, California (Proceedings of Spie--the International Society for Optical Engineering, V. 3637.)
by Stephen A. Benton, Is & T--The Society for Imaging Science and Technology, Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers
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Asin: 0819431087
Catlog: Book (1999-03-01)
Publisher: SPIE-International Society for Optical Engine
Sales Rank: 3049375
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20. Electron Holography (Springer Series in Optical Sciences, Vol 70)
by A. Tonomura, Akira Tonomura
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Asin: 3540645551
Catlog: Book (1999-09-01)
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
Sales Rank: 1248144
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Book Description

This book is an introduction to electron holography, a newly developed technique for observing and measuring microscopic structures of matter and fields using the wave nature of electrons. It describes principles, experimental details, and observation examples for vortices in superconductors, the magnetic domain structure in ferromagnets, and for fundamental phenomena of quantum mechanics such as the single-electron build up of an interference pattern and the Aharonov-Bohm effect. The most recent information in this rapidly evolving field is included in this new edition, for example, the dynamical observation of vortices in superconductors. ... Read more


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