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Published by SPIE in Bellingham, Wash., USA .
Written in English


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Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementElzbieta A. Marszalec, Emanuele Trucco, chairs/editors ; sponsored by EOS--European Optical Society ... [et al.].
SeriesProceedings EurOpt series, SPIE proceedings series ;, v. 3826, Proceedings of SPIE--the International Society for Optical Engineering ;, v. 3826.
ContributionsMarszalec, Elzbieta A., Trucco, Emanuele., European Optical Society., Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers.
LC ClassificationsTS156.2 .P65 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 314 p. :
Number of Pages314
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6897340M
ISBN 100819433128
LC Control Number00699694

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