Digital Lighting and Rendering (2nd Edition)
Crafting a perfect rendering in 3D software means nailing all the details. And no matter what software you use, your success in creating realistic-looking illumination, shadows and textures depends on your professional lighting and rendering techniques. In this lavishly illustrated new edition, Pixar's Jeremy Birn shows you how...
Transmission Electron Microscopy and Diffractometry of Materials
Experimental methods for diffraction and microscopy are pushing the front
edge of nanoscience and materials science, and important new developments
are covered in this third edition. For transmission electron microscopy, a remarkable
recent development has been a practical corrector for the spherical
aberration of the objective... The Optics of Life: A Biologist's Guide to Light in Nature
Optics--a field of physics focusing on the study of light--is also central to many areas of biology, including vision, ecology, botany, animal behavior, neurobiology, and molecular biology. The Optics of Life introduces the fundamentals of optics to biologists and nonphysicists, giving them the tools they need to successfully incorporate...