International Trends in Optics and Photonics


  • Toshimitsu Asakura

Part of the Springer Series in OPTICAL SCIENCES book series (SSOS, volume 74)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages N2-XIX
  2. Fundamental Optics (General, Physical and Quantum Optics)

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. A. T. Friberg
      Pages 3-17
    3. M. Nieto-Vesperinas
      Pages 18-26
    4. V. Bužek, G. Drobný, H. Wiedemann
      Pages 54-71
  3. Information Optics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 73-73
    2. S. S. Lee, M. H. Lee, Y. R. Song
      Pages 75-85
    3. G. G. Mu, L. Lin, Z.-Q. Wang
      Pages 86-95
    4. A. L. Mikaelian, A. N. Palagushkin, S. A. Prokopenko
      Pages 96-110
  4. Optical Communication (Photonics and Optoelectronics)

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 145-145
  5. Optical Materials and Processing

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 199-199
    2. I. N. Mihailescu, E. György
      Pages 201-214
    3. I. Shoji, T. Kondo, R. Ito
      Pages 215-229
  6. Optical Technologies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 231-231
    2. H. P. Herzig, P. Kipfer
      Pages 247-257
  7. Optical Metrology (Optical Systems)

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 279-279
    2. R. Silvennoinen, K.-E. Peiponen, T. Asakura
      Pages 281-293
    3. G. Häusler, P. Ettl, M. Schenk, G. Bohn, I. Laszlo
      Pages 328-342
    4. A. Casini, F. Lotti, M. Picollo
      Pages 343-356
  8. Biomedical Optics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 357-357
    2. A. F. Fercher, C. K. Hitzenberger
      Pages 359-389
  9. Others

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 407-407
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 427-428

About this book


ICO Book IV consists of 30 chapters written by internationally renowned leaders in the different subjects covered. It provides a broad and authoritative overview of research currently underway in the fields of optical science and engineering thoughout the world. The chapters will prove interesting and useful not only to specialists in optical science and engineering but also to a wider audience of scientists, engineers and managers who need to keep up with the current trends in optics and photonics.


Apertur Speckle electronics image processing imaging interferometry laser optical coherence tomography (OCT) optical properties optics optoelectronics photonics quantum optics sensors spectroscopy

Editors and affiliations

  • Toshimitsu Asakura
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of EngineeringHokkei-Gakuen UniversitySapporo, HokkaidoJapan

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1999
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-662-14212-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-48886-6
  • Series Print ISSN 0342-4111
  • Series Online ISSN 1556-1534
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