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Building Electro-Optical Systems: Making It All Work

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Praise for the "First Edition""Now a new laboratory bible for optics researchers has joined the list: it is Phil Hobbs's "Building Electro-Optical Systems: Making It All Work.""
--Tony Siegman, "Optics & Photonics News"

Building a modern electro-optical instrument may be the most interdisciplinary job in all of engineering. Be it a DVD player or a laboratory one-off, it
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Hardcover, 799 pages
Published August 1st 2009 by John Wiley & Sons (first published May 26th 2000)
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Brady
Feb 21, 2014 Brady rated it it was amazing
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one of the best technical books I've ever found. rare and valuable collection of engineering advice and wisdom gained from years of experience and "tribal knowledge". designing an electro-optical device is a daunting task, and Mr. Hobbs disseminates pithy, often hilarious explanations on what to do and what not to do in order to reach the finish line, including probing commentary on the nature of the "finish line" itself. invaluable resource for young, idealistic scientists and engineers like my ...more
David
Jun 01, 2016 David rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
If you are ever working in optical systems you should read this book. It tells you what you need to know and does so in a extremely accessible and practical manner.
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Mar 26, 2017 Richard Turner rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Six stars. This is the second most remarkable book of hardware lore I've ever found.
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