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Electro-Optical Instrumentation Sensing and Measuring with Lasers

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ISBN-10: 0132597543

ISBN-13: 9780132597548

Edition: 2004

Authors: Silvano Donati

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List price: $126.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 4/9/2004
Binding: Paperback
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English

Preface
Introduction
Looking Back to Milestones. References.
Alignment, Pointing, and Sizing Instruments
Alignment. Pointing and Tracking. Laser Level. Wire Diameter Sensor. Particle Sizing. References.
Laser Telemeters
Triangulation. Time-of-Flight Telemeters. Instrumental Developments of Telemeters. Imaging Telemeters. The LIDAR. References.
Laser Interferometry
Overview of Interferometry Applications. The Basic Laser Interferometers. Performance Parameters. Ultimate Limits of Performance. Read-Out Configurations of Interferometry. Laser Vibrometry. Other Applications of Injection Interferometry. White Light Interferometry. References.
Speckle-Pattern Instruments
Speckle Properties. Speckle in Single-Point Interferometers. Electronic Speckle Pattern Interferometry. References.
Laser Doppler Velocimetry
Principle of Operation. Performance Parameters. Electronic Processing of the Doppler Signal. Optical Configurations. References.
Gyroscopes
Overview. The Sagnac Effect. Basic Gyro Configurations. Development of the RLG. Development of the Fiber Optics Gyro. The Resonant FOG and Other Configurations. The 3x3 FOG for the Automotive. The MEMS Gyro and Other Approaches. References.
Optical Fiber Sensors
Introduction. The Optical Strain Gage: A Case Study. Readout Configuration. Multiplexed and Distributed OFS. References.
Nomenclature
Lasers for Instrumentation
Laser Basics. Frequency Stabilization of the He-Ne Laser. Semiconductor Narrow-Line and Frequency Stabilized Lasers. Diode-Pumped Solid-State Lasers. Laser Safety Issues. References.
Basic Optical Interferometers
Configurations and Performances. Choice of Optical Components. References.
Propagation through the Atmosphere
Turbidity. Turbulence. References.
Optimum Filter for Timing
Propagation and Diffraction
Propagation. The Fresnel Approximation. Examples. References.
Source of Information on Electro-Optical Instrumentation
Index