© 1999

International Trends in Optics and Photonics


  • Toshimitsu Asakura
  • Survey of the state of the art of research in the field of optics and lasers, edited and authorized by the International Commission of Optics, the international umbrella organization of national optical societies


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

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

  • Book Title International Trends in Optics and Photonics
  • Book Subtitle ICO IV
  • Editors Toshimitsu Asakura
  • Series Title Springer Series in OPTICAL SCIENCES
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1999
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-540-65897-9
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-662-14212-7
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-540-48886-6
  • Series ISSN 0342-4111
  • Series E-ISSN 1556-1534
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XIX, 428
  • Number of Illustrations 233 b/w illustrations, 10 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Optics, Lasers, Photonics, Optical Devices
    Quantum Optics
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