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Published by SPIE in Bellingham, Wash .
Written in English


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Includes bibliographic references and author index.

StatementH. Bradford Barber ... [et al.], chairs/editors ; sponsored and published by SPIE--the International Society for Optical Engineering.
SeriesSPIE proceedings series,, v. 4508, Proceedings of SPIE--the International Society for Optical Engineering ;, v. 4508.
ContributionsBarber, H. Bradford., Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers.
LC ClassificationsQC787.C6 P44 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 212 p. :
Number of Pages212
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3581524M
ISBN 100819442224
LC Control Number2002277796

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