Knovel continues to broaden out its online library of technical content with a new subject area aimed at engineers across all industries incorporating optical components and systems as part of their overall designs.
The new Knovel Optics and Photonics area serves up technical background, guidelines, calculations and best practice material to help engineers leverage optical systems and components to improve product designs. The content area launches with 78 reference titles from a variety of notable societies and publishers, including Cambridge University Press, Elsevier, SPIE, Sprinter, Wiley, World Scientific, among others. Among the subject matter covered in Knovel Optics and Photonics are biomedical optics; geometric and physical optics; nanophotonics; signal and image processing and sensors; optical materials; and optomechanics.
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