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Published by SPIE in Bellingham, Washington .
Written in English


  • Optical fibers -- Congresses.,
  • Infrared technology -- Congresses.

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Includes bibliographic references and author index.

StatementMohammed Saad, James A. Harrington, chairs/editors ; sponsored and published by SPIE--the International Society for Optical Engineering.
SeriesProceedings of SPIE--the International Society for Optical Engineering,, v. 3849
ContributionsSaad, Mohammed., Harrington, James A., 1942-, Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers.
LC ClassificationsTA1800 .I547 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 198 p. :
Number of Pages198
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3965883M
ISBN 100819434426
LC Control Number2001270848

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