This book details advances, applications, research and emerging areas of optics, photonics, computational approaches, nano-photonics and bio-photonics. It concentrates on new approaches to information systems, from bio-inspired models to information security.
Provides an overview of the most recent results in the broad area of information optics, written by some of the best researchers in the field
Includes in-depth descriptions of recent work in digitally enhanced sensing, image processing, and 3D visualization and display
Discusses recent developments in nanophotonics, biophotonics, and quantum optics
Optical Devices and Systems.- General Solution of Two-Dimensional Beam-Shaping with Two Surfaces.- Nanophotonics for Information Systems.- Liquid Crystal Light-Valves for Slow-Light and Applications.- Diversity of Optical Signal Processing Led by Optical Signal Form Conversion.- Dynamic Wavefront Sensing and Correction with Low-Cost Twisted Nematic Spatial Light Modulators.- Nanoinjection Detectors and Imagers for Sensitive and Efficient Infrared Detection.- Biological Applications of Stimulated Parametric Emission Microscopy and Stimulated Raman Scattering Microscopy.- 3D Passive/Active Imaging and Visualization.- Novel Approaches in 3D Sensing, Imaging, and Visualization.- Overview of Free-viewpoint TV (FTV).- Presentation and Perception of Digital Hologram Reconstructions of Real-World Objects on Conventional Stereoscopic Displays.- Parallel Phase-Shifting Digital Holography Based on the Fractional Talbot Effect.- Improvement of Viewing-Zone Angle and Image Quality of Digital Holograms.- Shot Noise in Digital Holography.- Deformation of Digital Holograms for Full Control of Focus and for Extending the Depth of Field.- Zoom Algorithms for Digital Holography.- Polarimetric Imaging.- Partial Polarization of Optical Beams: Temporal and Spectral Descriptions.- A Degree of Freedom and Metrics Approach for Nonsingular Mueller Matrices Characterizing Passive Systems.- Resolution-Enhanced Imaging Based upon Spatial Depolarization of Light.- Algorithms for Imaging and Analysis.- Hybrid Imaging Systems for Depth of Focus Extension With or Without Postprocessing.- Multispectral Image Pansharpening Based on the Contourlet Transform.- Faces Robust Image Hashing by ICA: An Attempt to Optimality.- Minkowski Metrics: Its Interaction and Complementarity with Euclidean Metrics.
This book will address the advances, applications, research results, and emerging areas of optics, photonics, computational approaches, nano-photonics, bio-photonics, with applications in information systems. The objectives are to bring together novel approaches, analysis, models, and technologies that enhance sensing, measurement, processing, interpretation, and visualization of information. The book will concentrate on new approaches to information systems, including integration of computational algorithms, bio-inspired models, photonics technologies, information security, bio-photonics, and nano-photonics. Applications include bio-photonics, digitally enhanced sensing and imaging systems, multi-dimensional optical imaging and image processing, bio-inspired imaging, 3D visualization, 3D displays, imaging on nano-scale, quantum optics, super resolution imaging, photonics for biological applications, microscopy, information optics, and holographic information systems.