This is a practical guide to one of the hottest fields in electronics and optical circuits. A collection of hands-on experiments and projects for the student, technician, and hobbyist, it explains optoelectronics in nontechnical terms. Projects show how optical circuits work and how to use them in practical and efficient ways. You'll save time, money, and energy with dozens of do-it-yourself projects, from laser alarm systems to high-speed fiberoptic data links. Circuit diagrams, schematics, and complete parts lists accompany each project, and an appendix lists suppliers for needed parts.
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One of the hottest fields in electronic technologies today, optoelectronics is rich in possibilities and potential. This practical guide to optical circuits, including fiberoptics and lasers, presents a collection of state-of-the-art experiments and projects for the student, technician, and hobbyist.
Detailed, easy-to-follow discussions of optoelectronics explain the essentials of the field, as well as future trends, in nontechnical terms. Fun and challenging projects clearly demonstrate how optical circuits work and how they can be applied in practical and efficient ways.
You will save time, money, and energy with dozens of do-it-yourself projects. Protect your home with window and door leak detectors, lightning monitors, flame sensors, and power outage and laser perimeter alarm systems; Create your own solar photometers and photo flash meters; Monitor your surroundings with laser seismographs and laser rangefinders.Expand communications with high-speed fiberoptic data links and wireless IR speaker systems.
All projects are illustrated with circuit diagrams and schematics, and accompanied by complete parts lists. And a handy appendix of suppliers tells you where to buy the parts you'll need.
Whether you're on the job, troubleshooting at home, or just tinkering around, the Optoelectronics, Fiberoptics, and Laser Cookbook will give you the knowledge and skills you need to design and build time-saving, cost-efficient devices using cutting-edge optical circuitry.About the Author:
Thomas Petruzzellis, a professional electronic specialist and instructor at Binghamton University, has written extensively for industry publications, including Electronics Now, Modern Electronics, QST, Microcomputer Journal, and Nuts & Volts. He is the author of the Alarm, Sensor, and Security Circuit Cookbook.
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Book Description McGraw-Hill/TAB Electronics, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 1. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0070498407
Book Description McGraw-Hill/TAB Electronics, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110070498407