Download E-books Optical Glass (SPIE Press Monograph PM249) PDF

For greater than four hundred years, optical glass has supplied mankind with a window into either the hidden microcosm and monstrous outer cosmos of the identified universe, remodeling philosophy, technology, and engineering via its visage and, therefore, shaping smooth civilization. Its excessive transmittance, homogeneity, and accurately outlined mild refraction homes are the preconditions for hugely resolved true-color imaging, making it an intrinsic component to expertise ordinarily. From buyer items, comparable to cameras and binoculars, to microscopes and telescopes the main crucial instruments of analysis in lots of fields the function of optical glass is indispensable to the very foundations of contemporary technological know-how and undefined.

not like its primary significance, there's frequently a scarcity of data in regards to the homes of optical glass through engineers and architects, inflicting misunderstandings in deciding to buy and fabrication, and finally proscribing the aptitude and alertness of this dynamic fabric. This ebook will function a useful source of technical details, together with the index of refraction and its dependence on wavelength (dispersion), optical homogeneity and transmittance (presented including regulations imposed by means of the producing tactics and chemical resistance), in addition to mechanical, thermal, and environmental houses. size tools with their feasible accuracy are given, besides a large scope of evaluation diagrams illustrating homes and major makes use of, in addition to diagrams rating optical glass varieties with appreciate to their homes. The broad scope and lucid association of this quantity will end up to be hugely important throughout quite a lot of layout, engineering, and buying functions in the many fields depending on this awesome material.

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Download E-books Enabling Technologies for High Spectral-efficiency Coherent Optical Communication Networks (Wiley Series in Microwave and Optical Engineering) PDF

Presents the technological developments that allow excessive spectral-efficiency and high-capacity fiber-optic conversation structures and networks

This booklet examines key expertise advances in excessive spectral-efficiency fiber-optic conversation structures and networks, enabled by way of coherent detection and electronic sign processing (DSP). the 1st of this book’s sixteen chapters is a close creation. bankruptcy 2 studies the modulation codecs, whereas bankruptcy three specializes in detection and mistake correction applied sciences for coherent optical communique structures. Chapters four and five are dedicated to Nyquist-WDM and orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing (OFDM). In bankruptcy 6, polarization and nonlinear impairments in coherent optical verbal exchange structures are mentioned. The fiber nonlinear results in a non-dispersion-managed process are coated in bankruptcy 7. bankruptcy eight describes linear impairment equalization and bankruptcy nine discusses a number of nonlinear mitigation innovations. sign synchronization is roofed in Chapters 10 and eleven. bankruptcy 12 describes the most constraints wear the DSP algorithms by means of the constitution. bankruptcy thirteen addresses the basic innovations and up to date development of photonic integration. Optical functionality tracking and elastic optical community expertise are the themes of Chapters 14 and 15. ultimately, bankruptcy sixteen discusses spatial-division multiplexing and MIMO processing expertise, a possible way to resolve the skill restrict of single-mode fibers.

• includes simple theories and updated expertise developments in every one chapter

• Describes how capacity-approaching coding schemes in accordance with low-density parity money (LDPC) and spatially coupled LDPC codes may be developed via combining iterative demodulation and decoding

• Demonstrates that fiber nonlinearities might be appropriately defined by way of a few analytical types, similar to GN-EGN model

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Enabling applied sciences for prime Spectral-efficiency Coherent Optical communique Networks is a reference for researchers, engineers, and graduate students.

Xiang Zhou is a Tech Lead inside Google Platform complicated expertise. prior to becoming a member of Google, he was once with AT&T Labs, accomplishing learn on numerous points of optical transmission and photonics networking applied sciences. Dr. Zhou is an OSA fellow and an affiliate editor for Optics Express. He has wide guides within the box of optical communications.

Chongjin Xie is a senior director at Ali Infrastructure provider, Alibaba workforce. prior to becoming a member of Alibaba staff, he used to be a unusual Member of Technical employees at Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent. Dr. Xie is a fellow of OSA and senior member of IEEE. he's an affiliate editor of the Journal of Lightwave know-how and has served in quite a few convention committees.

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Download E-books Investigations of Field Dynamics in Laser Plasmas with Proton Imaging (Springer Theses) PDF

Laser-driven proton beams are nonetheless of their infancy yet have already got a few awesome attributes in comparison to these produced in traditional accelerators. One such characteristic is the as a rule low beam emittance. this permits very good solution in imaging purposes like proton radiography. This thesis describes a unique imaging method - the proton streak digicam - that the writer built and primary used to degree either the spatial and temporal evolution of ultra-strong electric fields in laser-driven plasmas. Such investigations are of paramount value for the certainty of laser-plasma interactions and, therefore, for optimization of laser-driven particle acceleration. particularly, the current paintings investigated micrometer-sized round ambitions after laser irradiation. The limited geometry of plasmas and fields used to be discovered to persuade the kinetic power and spatial distribution of speeded up ions. this might be proven either in experimental radiography pictures and and in numerical simulations, one in every of which used to be chosen for the canopy web page of actual evaluation Letters.

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Download E-books Fundamentals of Electronic Image Processing PDF

This booklet offers the basics of picture processing particularly for the working towards engineer or scientist. a wide number of instance photographs is incorporated to offer the reader a greater realizing of the way specific snapshot processing algorithms paintings. This publication bridges the space among latest excessive point texts and the necessity for a simpler and primary method.

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Download E-books Character Recognition Systems: A Guide for Students and Practitioners PDF

"Much of development popularity thought and perform, together with equipment reminiscent of help Vector Machines, has emerged in an try and clear up the nature reputation challenge. This e-book is written by means of very famous teachers who've labored within the box for a few years and feature made major and lasting contributions. The publication will without doubt be of worth to scholars and practitioners."
-Sargur N. Srihari, SUNY individual Professor, division of desktop technology and Engineering, and Director, heart of Excellence for record research and popularity (CEDAR), collage at Buffalo, The country collage of latest York

"The disciplines of optical personality acceptance and record snapshot research have a historical past of greater than 40 years. within the final decade, the significance and recognition of those components have grown significantly. unusually, besides the fact that, the sector isn't really good coated by means of any textbook. This booklet has been written via trendy leaders within the box. It contains all very important issues in optical personality popularity and record research, and is written in a truly coherent and finished type. This publication satisfies an pressing want. it's a quantity the neighborhood has been looking ahead to for a very long time, and that i can enthusiastically suggest it to every body operating within the area."
-Horst Bunke, Professor, Institute of desktop technology and utilized arithmetic (IAM), college of Bern, Switzerland

In personality acceptance structures, the authors offer practitioners and scholars with the basic rules and state of the art computational equipment of studying revealed texts and handwritten fabrics. the knowledge awarded is comparable to the levels of a working laptop or computer acceptance process, assisting readers grasp the idea and newest methodologies utilized in personality reputation in a significant way.

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views at the heritage, functions, and evolution of Optical personality popularity (OCR)

the main customary pre-processing concepts, in addition to equipment for extracting personality contours and skeletons

comparing extracted positive factors, either structural and statistical

smooth type tools which are profitable in personality acceptance, together with statistical equipment, man made Neural Networks (ANN), aid Vector Machines (SVM), structural tools, and multi-classifier methods

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Case reviews that illustrate sensible functions, with descriptions of the tools and theories in the back of the experimental results

every one bankruptcy includes significant steps and tips to deal with the initiatives defined at-hand. Researchers and graduate scholars in machine technological know-how and engineering will locate this publication important for designing a concrete method in OCR know-how, whereas practitioners will depend upon it as a priceless source for the newest advances and smooth applied sciences that are not coated in other places in one ebook.

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Download E-books Circuits, Signals, and Speech and Image Processing (The Electrical Engineering Handbook) PDF

By Richard C. Dorf

In variations spanning greater than a decade, Engineering instruction manual stands because the definitive connection with the multidisciplinary box of electric engineering. Our wisdom keeps to develop, and so does the instruction manual. For the 3rd version, it has accelerated right into a set of six books rigorously desirous about a really expert quarter or box of research. every one booklet represents a concise but definitive number of key strategies, versions, and equations in its respective area, thoughtfully collected for handy access.

Circuits, indications, and Speech and photo Processing provides all the simple info on the topic of electrical circuits and elements, research of circuits, using the Laplace remodel, in addition to sign, speech, and picture processing utilizing filters and algorithms. It additionally examines rising components equivalent to text-to-speech synthesis, real-time processing, and embedded sign processing. each one article comprises defining phrases, references, and assets of extra information.

Encompassing the paintings of the world's most excellent specialists of their respective specialties, Circuits, indications, and Speech and picture Processing positive factors the most recent advancements, the broadest scope of insurance, and new fabric on biometrics.

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Download E-books Shape Classification and Analysis: Theory and Practice, Second Edition (Image Processing Series) PDF

By Luciano da Fona Costa, Roberto Marcond Cesar Jr.

Because the homes of gadgets are principally made up our minds by means of their geometric beneficial properties, form research and category are necessary to nearly each utilized clinical and technological zone. a close figuring out of the geometrical gains of real-world entities (e.g., molecules, organs, fabrics and parts) gives you vital clues approximately their starting place and serve as. while adequately and thoroughly utilized, form research bargains an incredibly wealthy strength to yield beneficial purposes in varied components starting from fabric sciences to biology and neuroscience.

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The authors of Shape research and category: idea and perform, moment Edition have more suitable the bestselling first version through updating the super growth within the box. This quite available ebook offers the main complicated imaging concepts used for examining common organic shapes, equivalent to these of cells, tissues, organs, and organisms. It implements a number of corrections and improvements—many of which have been urged via readers of the 1st edition—to optimize knowing and create what can really be known as an interactive studying event.

New fabric during this moment version Addresses

  • Graph and intricate networks
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Graphically reformulated, this version updates equations, figures, and references, in addition to slides that may be important in similar classes and basic dialogue. just like the well known first version, this article is acceptable to many fields and likely to develop into a popular addition to any library.

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Download E-books Database and Data Communication Network Systems, Three-Volume Set: Techniques and Applications PDF

Database and information conversation community Systems examines the usage of the web and native Area/Wide quarter Networks in all components of human pastime. This three-volume set covers, between different subject matters, database structures, information compression, database structure, information acquisition, asynchronous move mode (ATM) and the sensible program of those applied sciences. The overseas choice of members was once culled from exhaustive examine of over 100,000 comparable archival and technical journals.

This reference should be imperative to engineering and computing device technological know-how libraries, study libraries, and telecommunications, networking, and laptop businesses. It covers a various array of subject matters, including:

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* information constitution concepts in speedy prototyping and manufacturing
* instant ATM in facts networks for cellular systems
* purposes in company finance
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Download E-books Advanced High Dynamic Range Imaging: Theory and Practice PDF

By Francesco Banterle

Imaging strategies search to simulate the array of sunshine that reaches our eyes to supply the semblance of sensing scenes at once. either images and special effects take care of the iteration of pictures. either disciplines need to take care of the excessive dynamic variety within the strength of obvious mild that human eyes can experience.

Traditionally images and special effects took diverse techniques to the excessive dynamic variety challenge. paintings during the last ten years even though has unified those disciplines and created strong new instruments for the construction of complicated, compelling and reasonable pictures. This ebook presents a pragmatic creation to the rising new self-discipline of excessive dynamic diversity imaging that mixes images and special effects. via supplying designated equations and code, the ebook supplies the reader the instruments had to scan with new ideas for growing compelling pictures.

A supplemental web site comprises downloads and extra details.

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Download E-books Time-Frequency Domain for Segmentation and Classification of Non-stationary Signals: The Stockwell Transform Applied on Bio-signals and Electric Signals (Focus) PDF

By Ali Moukadem, Djaffar Ould Abdeslam, Alain Dieterlen

This e-book specializes in sign processing algorithms in response to the timefrequency area. unique tools and algorithms are awarded that are capable of extract info from non-stationary signs akin to middle sounds and tool electrical signs. The equipment proposed specialize in the time-frequency area, and such a lot significantly the Stockwell remodel for the function extraction method and to spot signatures. For the type approach, the Adaline Neural community is used and in comparison with different universal classifiers. thought enhancement, unique functions and urban implementation on FPGA for real-time processing also are lined during this book.

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