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SPIE Publications on Sale

25% off the Top 14 SPIE Books of 2014

Sale begins 25 November 2014.

You and your peers have determined the bestselling SPIE books of 2014. Now is your chance to pick up a sale copy for yourself or a friend. Place your order by 3 December to take advantage of sale prices.


      

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 Read details about The Proper Care of Optics: Cleaning, Handling, Storage, and Shipping

The Proper Care of Optics: Cleaning, Handling, Storage, and Shipping
Robert Schalck

This book describes the cleaning, handling, and storage methods used by professional technicians to keep optics in top condition. It is written for a diverse audience, from first-time optical cleaners to assembly technicians and seasoned engineers looking to expand their repertoire. In the lab or in the field, here you'll find the right technique to protect your equipment from harm. Reference lists of tools, solvents, and suppliers are provided to help you find solutions quickly. 

SPIE Member $35 (Regular price $46)
Nonmember $41 (Regular price $54)

 


      

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Read details about Field Guide to Geometrical Optics, by John E. Greivenkamp      

Field Guide to Geometrical Optics
John E. Greivenkamp

This volume covers Gaussian imagery, paraxial optics, first-order optical system design, system examples, illumination, chromatic effects, and an introduction to aberrations. The appendices provide supplemental material on radiometry and photometry, the human eye, and several other topics.

SPIE Member $27 (Regular price $36)
Nonmember $32
(Regular price $42) 


     


      

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Read more about Field Guide to Displacement Measuring Interferometry   

Field Guide to Displacement Measuring Interferometry
Jonathan D. Ellis

This Field Guide provides a practical treatment of the fundamental theory of displacement measuring interferometry, with examples of interferometry systems and uses. It outlines alignment techniques for optical components, signal processing systems for phase measurements, and laser stabilization for homodyne and heterodyne sources.

SPIE Member $27 (Regular price $36)
Nonmember $32 (Regular price $42)

                  


     
 4   Read details about Field Guide to Lens Design 

Field Guide to Lens Design
Julie Bentley, Craig Olson

The Field Guide begins with an outline of the general process of lens design before delving into aberrations, basic lens design forms, and optimization. An entire section is devoted to techniques for improving lens performance. Sections on tolerancing, stray light, and optical systems are followed by an appendix covering related topics such as optical materials, nonimaging concepts, designing for sampled imaging, and ray tracing fundamentals.

SPIE Member $27 (Regular price $36)
Nonmember $32 (Regular price $42)

 


     
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Read details about Computational Fourier Optics: A MATLAB Tutorial   
   

Computational Fourier Optics: A MATLAB Tutorial
David G. Voelz

This text gives readers the capability of programming their own basic wave optic beam propagations and imaging simulations. It is a concise, accessible, and practical companion to any of several excellent textbooks on Fourier optical theory.

SPIE Member $42 (Regular price $56)
Nonmember $50 (Regular price $66)


     
 6   Read details about Field Guide to Optomechanical Design and Analysis  
   

Field Guide to Optomechanical Design and Analysis
Katie Schwertz and Jim Burge

Optomechanics is a field of mechanics that addresses the specific design challenges associated with optical systems. Intended for practicing optical and mechanical engineers whose work involves both fields, this SPIE Field Guide describes how to mount optical components, as well as how to analyze a given design.

SPIE Member $27 (Regular price $36)
Nonmember $32 (Regular price $42)

 


                                       
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Read details about CMOS/CCD Sensors and Camera Systems, Second Edition   

CMOS/CCD Sensors and Camera Systems, Second Edition
Gerald C. Holst and Terrence S. Lomheim

This fully updated bestseller provides the very latest information for specifying cameras using radiometric or photometric concepts to consider the entire system - from scene to observer. Numerous new references have also been added.

SPIE Member $62 (Regular price $82)
Nonmember $72 (Regular price $96)

 


      
 8   Read details about Hyperspectral Remote Sensing

    

Hyperspectral Remote Sensing
Michael T. Eismann

With this book, you will be prepared to understand the immense literature available in this technology area and apply your knowledge to the design of hyperspectral systems, the analysis of hyperspectral imagery, and the application of the technology to specific problems.

SPIE Member $92 (Regular price $123)
Nonmember $109
(Regular price $145)
 
     


     
 9    Read details about Stray Light Analysis and Control
       

Stray Light Analysis and Control
Eric Fest 

This book addresses stray light terminology, radiometry, and the physics of stray light mechanisms, such as surface roughness scatter and ghost reflections. The most-efficient ways of using stray light analysis software packages are included. The book also demonstrates how the basic principles are applied in the design, fabrication, and testing phases of optical system development.

SPIE Member $35 (Regular price $47)
Nonmember $41 (Regular price $55)
     


     
10   Field Guide to Infrared Systems, Detectors, and FPAs, Second Edition 

Field Guide to Infrared Systems, Detectors, and FPAs, Second Edition
Arnold Daniels

This Field Guide combines numerous engineering disciplines necessary for the development of an infrared system. It describes the basic elements involving image formation and image quality, radiometry and flux transfer, and explains the figures of merit involving detector performance. It considers the development of search infrared systems, and specifies the main descriptors used to characterize thermal imaging systems. Furthermore, this guide clarifies, identifies, and evaluates the engineering tradeoffs in the design of an infrared system.

SPIE Member $27 (Regular price $36)
Nonmember $32 (Regular price $42)

     


     
11     Field Guide to Physical Optics   

Field Guide to Physical Optics
Daniel G. Smith 

This Field Guide provides a concise overview of physical optics for easy reference, with a focus on information applicable to the field of optical engineering. Within this Field Guide, you will find formulae and descriptions of electromagnetic wave phenomena that are fundamental to the wave theory of light. Author Dan Smith has included tools central to describing polarization, interference, and diffraction. Emphasis is placed on scalar diffraction and imaging theory, which are essential in solving most practical optical engineering problems.

SPIE Member $27 (Regular price $36)
Nonmember $32 (Regular price $42)

        


     
12   Read more about Satellite Communications for the Nonspecialist 

Satellite Communications for the Nonspecialist
Mark R. Chartrand 

Mark Chartrand employs his unique ability gained over two decades of teaching to explain complex technical and satellite applications to professionals in marketing, finance, law, public relations, and journalism, as well as personnel in ancillary fields and members of the public who wish to better understand the satellite industry.

"Dr. Mark Chartrand is THE single best educator, lecturer and satellite personality in the United States, if not the world.... This is a must-read book."       --David Bross, Via Satellite Magazine

SPIE Member $59 (Regular price $78)
Nonmember $69 (Regular price $92)
     


     
13   Read more about Value Metrics for Better Lighting 
   

Value Metrics for Better Lighting
Mark S. Rea 

The problems associated with inadequate light-measurement systems are not hard to grasp or even to fix, and are the subject of this book. It was written as a starting point for thoughtful consideration, discussion, and action by those vested in better and more-sustainable lighting, including manufacturers, practitioners, regulators, advocates, educators, and, of course, users. 

SPIE Member $26 (Regular price $34)
Nonmember $30 (Regular price $40)
     


     
14   Read details about Optical Scattering: Measurements and Analysis, Third Edition

Optical Scattering: Measurements and Analysis, Third Edition 
John C. Stover 

The first edition of this book concentrated on relating scatter from optically smooth surfaces to the micro-roughness on those surfaces. After spending six years in the semiconductor industry, Dr. Stover has updated and expanded the third edition to include a wealth of new information.

SPIE Member $55 (Regular price $73)
Nonmember $65 (Regular price $86)
     

  


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Optical Imaging and Aberrations, Part II. Wave Diffraction Optics

Author(s): Virendra N. Mahajan

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