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Editors: David Halsey and William Raynor
Book Description:
An interferometer is a device that splits a beam of light into two beams. In this book, the most prominent active interferometers are discussed from a research point of view focusing on three variants.
Among the many topics of research included in this book are: results of adaptive interferometers operation based on photorefractive crystals and the effect of the non-steady state photo-electromotive force, a reanalysis of the framework of the "magnetic" components of gravitational waves, the development of a real-time in situ surface height measuring system based on phase shifting interferometer, a review of a single-channel interferometer for generating digital Fresnel holograms of 3-D real-existing objects illuminated by incoherent light, a study on the volumetric changes which occur during photopolymerization under nonisothermal conditions and a discussion of the electrochemical Koesters interferometer technique used for the determination of changes of surface stress of solid electrodes.
In order to cope with the unceasing bandwidth demand fueled by the massive use of the Internet, this book includes a review of the two main types of switching devices, namely the SOA-assisted Sagnac switch(TOAD) and the Ultrafast Nonlinear Interferometer. Application of Laser interferometry technique for investigation of acoustic wave fields is considered as well.

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Table of Contents:

Chapter 1 - Applications of Optical Interferometry to Engineering Measurements at Different Scales
(Caterina Casavola, Luciano Lamberti, Carmine Pappalettere, Dipartimento di Ingegneria Meccanica e Gestionale, Politecnico di Bari Viale Japigia, BARI - Italy), pp1-93

Chapter 2 - Semiconductor Optical Amplifier-Based Interferometric Switches: Overview and Characteristic Applications of Two Main Types, pp95-135
(K.E. Zoiros, Democritus University of Thrace, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Lightwave Communications Research Group, Xanthi, Greece)

Chapter 3- Heterodyne Interferometry for the Characterization of Optical Anisotropic Materials, pp137-187
(Tsung-Chih Yu and Yu-Lung Lo, Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan)

Chapter 4- Ultrasonic Laser Interferometry of Acoustic Fields in Inhomogeneous or Anisotropic Solids, pp189- 235
(Yulia V. Zhitlukhina, Dmitry V. Perov, Anatoly B. Rinkevich, Institute of Metal Physics, Ural Division of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Ekaterinburg, Russia)

Chapter 5- Laser Detectors Based on Atomic Layer Thermopile Materials, pp237-285
(Guo-Yong Zhang, Peng-Xiang Zhang, and Hanns-Ulrich Habermeier, Hefei National Laboratory for Physical Science at Microscale, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, People’s Republic of China, and others)

Chapter 6- Phase-contrast X-ray Imaging with Bonse-Hart Type Crystal X-ray Interferometer, pp287-316
(Tohoru Takeda, Akio Yoneyama, Satoshi Takeya, Thet-Thet-Lwin, Jin Wu,
Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba-shi, Ibaraki, Japan, and others)

Chapter 7- Coherence Domain Path Length Resolved Approaches in Optical Doppler Flowmetry, pp317-344
(Babu Varghese, Ton G Van Leeuwen and Wiendelt Steenbergen, Institute for Biomedical Technology, Biophysical Engineering Group, University of Twente, The Netherlands, and others)

Chapter 8- Quantum Interferometer for Registration of Small Energy Release in Systems SQUID-magnetic Calorimeter, pp345-367
(A.I.Golovashkin, G.N.Izmaďlov, G.M.Kuleshova, A.M.Tskhovrebov, L.N.Zherikhina, P.N.Lebedev Physical Institute RAS, Moscow, Russia, and others)

Chapter 9- Scanning Laser Interferometer Based on Quasi-Homodyne Technique and its Applications in Measurement of Nano-level Vibration, pp369-391
(Chen Chao, Zhihong Wang and Weiguang Zhu, Nanyang Technological University, and others)

Chapter 10- Fiber Nonlinear Optical Loop Mirror with Polarization Control for Ultrafast All-Optical Signal Processing, pp393-426
(Olivier Pottiez, Baldemar Ibarra-Escamilla, Evgeny A. Kuzin, Centro de Investigaciones en Óptica, Gto, Mexico, and others)

Chapter 11- An Application of Phase-Shifting Interferometer: In-situ Measurements of Photo-Induced Volume Changes, together with Measurements of Optical Absorption Coefficient in Chalcogenide Glasses, pp427-445
(Y. Ikeda, YM Systems, Inc., Kyoto, Japan)

Chapter 12- A Young Double-Slit Experiment Using A Single Electron Source, pp447-473
(F. Frémont, D. Gruyer, V. Helaine, K. Fossez, A. Leredde, S. Maclot, A. Lepailleur, Anas Hajaji Jean-Yves Chesnel, R. O. Barrachina, S. Suárez, CIMAP, Unité Mixte Université de Caen Basse-Normandie-CEA-CNRS-EnsiCaen, Caen Cedex France , and others)

Chapter 13- Single-Channel Incoherent Interferometer as a Tool for Recording Digital Holograms, pp475-490
(Joseph Rosen, Gary Brooker, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel, and others)

Chapter 14- Long-Period Fiber-Grating-Based Interferometers, pp491-523
(Ignacio Del Villar, Ignacio R. Matias and Francisco J. Arregui, Public University of Navarre, Pamplona, Spain)

Chapter 15- Periodic Error in Heterodyne Interferometry: Examination and Elimination, pp525-555
(Hyo Soo Kim, Tony L. Schmitz, and John F. Beckwith, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, and others)

Chapter 16- Second Harmonic Generation of Light Pulses within Micro Ring Resonators for New Generation Interferometry, pp557-570
(P. P. Yupapin and P. Yabosadee, Advanced Research Center for Photonics, Department of Applied Physics, Faculty of Science, King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, Bangkok, Thailand)

Chapter 17- Determination of Dental Composites Properties by Using A Fizeau Fiber Interferometer, pp571-590
(Ricardo Duchowicz, Gustavo Arenas and Claudia Vallo, Centro de Investigaciones Ópticas (CIOp), La Plata, Argentina, and others)

Chapter 18- Application of the Koesters Interferometer in Electrochemistry, pp591-603
(G.G. Láng, Eötvös Loránd University, Institute of Chemistry, Laboratory of Electrochemistry and Elec-troanalytical Chemistry, Budapest, Pázmány)

Chapter 19- An Optical Interferometer for Measurement of the Condensation Rate of a Vapor in a Vapor-Liquid Nonequilibrium State, pp605-614
(Kazumichi Kobayashi and Shigeo Fujikawa, Division of Mechanical Engineering, Osaka Prefecture University, Osaka, Japan, and others)

Chapter 20- Evolution of Interferometers to Measure Parameters on Rough Surfaces, pp615-647
(Noé Alcalá Ochoa, Centro de Investigaciones en Optica, León, Guanajuato, México)

Chapter 21- Moiré Interferometry Using Liquid Crystal Light Modulators, pp649-659
(Jan A.N. Buytaert and Joris J.J. Dirckx, University of Antwerp - Laboratory of BioMedical Physics)

Chapter 22- Fibre Coupled Dual Channel Heterodyne Vibrometer with Applications in Measurement of Magnetostriction Effects, pp661-667
(Joris J.J. Dirckx, Sven Billiet, Tom Hilgert, Lieven Vandevelde, Jan Melkebeek, University of Antwerp, Laboratory of BioMedical Physics, Ghent University, EESA-EELAB)

Chapter 23- Adaptive Interferometers - Techniques and Applications, pp669-689
(I.A. Sokolov and M.A. Bryushinin, A.F. Ioffe Physical Technical Institute, St. Petersburg, Russia)

Chapter 24- Magnetic Components of Gravitational Waves and Response Functions of Interferometers, pp691-721
(Christian Corda, Associazione Scientifica Galileo Galilei, Dipartimento della Gravitazione, Centro Scienze Naturali, PRATO, Italy)

Chapter 25- On the Condensed Matter Scheme for Emergent Gravity and Interferometry, pp723-739
(G. Jannes, Instituto de Astrofisica de Andalucia, CSIC, Granada, Spain)

Chapter 26- Space-and-time current spectroscopy of wide-gap semiconductors, pp741-791
(I.A. Sokolov, Polytekhnicheskaya, St. Petersburg, Russia)

Chapter 27- Active Interferometers for All-Optical Information Processing, pp793-831
(Ramon Gutierrez-Castrejon, Institute of Engineering, Universidad Nacional Aut'onoma de Mexico, UNAM, Cd. Universitaria, Coyoacan Mexico D.F., Mexico)

Index, pp833-855

   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2009
   Pages: 875pp
   ISBN: 978-1-60741-050-8
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