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Handbook of Laser Technology and Applications

Laser Applications: Medical, Metrology and Communication (Volume Four)

Edited by: Chunlei Guo , Subhash Chandra Singh

Print publication date:  June  2021
Online publication date:  June  2021

Print ISBN: 9780367649173
eBook ISBN: 9781003130123
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/9781003130123
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Book description

This comprehensive handbook gives a fully updated guide to lasers and laser technologies, including the complete range of their technical applications. This forth volume covers laser applications in the medical, metrology and communications fields.

Key Features:

? Offers a complete update of the original, bestselling work, including many brand-new chapters.

? Deepens the introduction to fundamentals, from laser design and fabrication to host matrices for solid-state lasers, energy level diagrams, hosting materials, dopant energy levels, and lasers based on nonlinear effects.

? Covers new laser types, including quantum cascade lasers, silicon-based lasers, titanium sapphire lasers, terahertz lasers, bismuth-doped fiber lasers, and diode-pumped alkali lasers.

? Discusses the latest applications, e.g., lasers in microscopy, high-speed imaging, attosecond metrology, 3D printing, optical atomic clocks, time-resolved spectroscopy, polarization and profile measurements, pulse measurements, and laser-induced fluorescence detection.

? Adds new sections on laser materials processing, laser spectroscopy, lasers in imaging, lasers in environmental sciences, and lasers in communications.

This handbook is the ideal companion for scientists, engineers, and students working with lasers, including those in optics, electrical engineering, physics, chemistry, biomedicine, and other relevant areas.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Lasers in Metrology: Section Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Fundamental Length Metrology Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Laser Velocimetry Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Laser Vibrometers Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Electronic Speckle Pattern Interferometry (ESPI) Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Optical Fibre Hydrophones Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Laser Stabilization for Precision Measurements Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Laser Cooling and Trapping Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Precision Timekeeping: Optical Atomic Clocks Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Optical Atomic Clock and Laser Applications to Length and Time Metrology Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Gravitation Measurements with Laser Interferometry Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Satellite Laser Ranging Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Lasers in Medical: Section Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Light–Tissue Interactions Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Ophthalmic Laser Therapy and Surgery Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Therapeutic Application: Refractive Surgery Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Photodynamic Therapy Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Therapeutic Applications: Thermal Treatment of Tumours Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Therapeutic Applications: Dermatology—Selective Photothermolysis Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Therapeutic Applications: Lasers in Vascular Surgery Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Therapeutic Applications: Free-Electron Laser Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Medical Diagnostics Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Broad Bandwidth Light Sources in Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Laser Applications in Biology and Biotechnology Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Biomedical Laser Safety Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Laser in Communications: Section Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Fibre-to-the-Chip: Development of Vertical Cavity Surface-Emitting Laser Arrays Designed for Integration with VLSI Circuits Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Advances in Laser Satellite Communications Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Passive Silicon Photonic Integrated Components and Circuits for Optical Communications Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Fibre-Optic Transmission Systems from Chip-to-Chip Interconnects to Trans-Oceanic Cables Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Visible Light Communications and LiFi Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Optical Data Storage Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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