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  • Photon Counting - Fundamentals and Applications
    Photon Counting - Fundamentals and Applications NEW
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    Edited by Nikolay Britun and Anton Nikiforov
    ISBN 978-953-51-3908-9, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3907-2,
    Edited Volume
    296 pages, March, 2018
    Photon counting is a unified name for the techniques using single-photon detection for accumulative measurements of the light flux, normally occurring under extremely low-light conditions. Nowadays, this approach can be applied to the wide variety of ...
  • Laser Ablation - From Fundamentals to Applications
    Laser Ablation - From Fundamentals to Applications
    Edited by Tatiana E. Itina
    ISBN 978-953-51-3700-9, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3699-6,
    Edited Volume
    288 pages, December, 2017
    Shortly after the demonstration of the first laser, the most intensely studied theoretical topics dealt with laser-matter interactions. Many experiments were undertaken to clarify the major ablation mechanisms. At the same time, numerous theoretical ...
  • Ellipsometry - Principles and Techniques for Materials Characterization
    Ellipsometry - Principles and Techniques for Materials Characterization
    Edited by Faustino Wahaia
    ISBN 978-953-51-3624-8, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3623-1,
    Edited Volume
    160 pages, November, 2017
    Ellipsometry is rapidly emerging as a popular solution addressed to new materials science challenges and technological pitfalls hindering its effective application on modern problems. Amid the nowadays active development of materials of top notch, el ...
  • Quantum Cascade Lasers
    Quantum Cascade Lasers
    Edited by Vasilios N. Stavrou
    ISBN 978-953-51-3062-8, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3061-1,
    Edited Volume
    116 pages, April, 2017
    The book Quantum Cascade Lasers is divided into two sections. More specifically, in Section 1, the calculations on the band structure of cascade lasers and on the electronic band structure of QCL (e.g., transfer matrix technique, finite element metho ...
  • Optical Interferometry
    Optical Interferometry
    Edited by Alexander A. Banishev, Mithun Bhowmick and Jue Wang
    ISBN 978-953-51-2956-1, Print ISBN 978-953-51-2955-4,
    Edited Volume
    258 pages, February, 2017
    Optical methods of measurements are the most sensitive techniques of noncontact investigations, and at the same time, they are fast as well as accurate which increases reproducibility of observed results. In recent years, the importance of optical in ...
  • X-ray Scattering
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    Edited by Alicia Esther Ares
    ISBN 978-953-51-2888-5, Print ISBN 978-953-51-2887-8,
    Edited Volume
    226 pages, January, 2017
    X-ray scattering techniques are a family of nondestructive analytical techniques. Using these techniques, scientists obtain information about the crystal structure and chemical and physical properties of materials. Nowadays, different techniques are ...
  • Applications of Laser Ablation - Thin Film Deposition, Nanomaterial Synthesis and Surface Modification
    Applications of Laser Ablation - Thin Film Deposition, Nanomaterial Synthesis and Surface Modification badge badge
    Edited by Dongfang Yang
    ISBN 978-953-51-2812-0, Print ISBN 978-953-51-2811-3,
    Edited Volume
    426 pages, December, 2016
    Laser ablation refers to the phenomenon in which a low wavelength and short pulse (ns-fs) duration of laser beam irradiates the surface of a target to induce instant local vaporization of the target material generating a plasma plume consisting of ph ...
  • Microscopy and Analysis
    Microscopy and Analysis
    Edited by Stefan G. Stanciu
    ISBN 978-953-51-2579-2, Print ISBN 978-953-51-2578-5,
    Edited Volume
    440 pages, September, 2016
    Microscopes represent tools of the utmost importance for a wide range of disciplines. Without them, it would have been impossible to stand where we stand today in terms of understanding the structure and functions of organelles and cells, tissue comp ...