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Astronomy
Optics
Physics

 


- Astronomy -


Astronomy Gateways


 

Astronomy Databases

 


  • 6551
    arXiv.org e-Print archive Varies
    Full text from research papers in physics, mathematics, nonlinear sciences, and computer science.
  • 9764
    Astrophysics Data System (ADS) 1800's - current
    Indexes, abstracts and preprints in astronomy, astrophysics, physics and arXiv e-prints.
  • 6681
    Science Citation Index Expanded Via ISI Web of Science 1898 - current
    Identifies research articles and cited references in science, engineering and medicine, with many links to full text.

 

Astronomy Reference


 

 


- Optics -


 

Optics Gateways


 

Optics Databases

 


  • 6582
    Compendex 1970 - current
    Identifies journal articles and other literature on engineering, with some links to full text.
  • 6628
    IEEE Xplore Varies
    Full text of IEEE and IET journals, magazines, transactions and conference proceedings as well as active IEEE standards.
  • 6681
    Science Citation Index Expanded Via ISI Web of Science 1898 - current
    Identifies research articles and cited references in science, engineering and medicine, with many links to full text.
  • 30561
    SPIE Digital Library 1990-current
    Access to technical papers and monographs in optics, photonics and imaging from SPIE journals, books and conference proceedings.
  • 6692
    USPTO Patent Database 1790 - current
    Full text and images of U.S. patents.
  • 16073
    Google Patents 1790 to current
    Patents and patent applications from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Has a thumbnail viewer for drawings.

 

Optics Reference


  • Encyclopedia of Optical Engineering - Dates: 2003 - current
    Full text encyclopedia articles in all areas from astronomy to x-ray optics
  • Knovel Optics & Photonics - E-books on optical engineering essential for engineers working with the modeling and design of optical components and systems. Provides technological background, guidelines, calculations and best practice information essential for engineers. After connecting select Optics & Photonics under Browse (All Content)
  • Optical Society of America - The premier association for optics and photonics; career information, links to journals and conference proceedings and more
  • Optipedia - Excerpts from SPIE Press books that define terms in optics and photonics.
  • optics.org - Site sponsored by IOP. Optics and photonics resources including buyer's guide to more than 3000 companies, a patent database, employment opportunities, sources for optics standards and more.
  • OpticsNotes.Com - Designed for engineers and students to quickly find resources, references, tutorial information about design, properties of light, components, manufacturing, applications as well as government and industry links.
  • SPIE Web - WWW Virtual library for optical science and engineering.
  • SPIEWorks - Career opportunities for optics professionals, company profiles and a technical library of more than 2.9 million citations and abstracts.
  • UR Optics Tests - A few past optics exams provided by Tau Beta Pi.

 

 

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- Physics -


 

Physics Gateways


 

Physics Databases

 


  • 6551
    arXiv.org e-Print archive Varies
    Full text from research papers in physics, mathematics, nonlinear sciences, and computer science.
  • 6704
    MathSciNet 1940 - current
    Identifies and provides reviews of journal papers and book chapters in math and related disciplines, some with links to full text.
  • 6681
    Science Citation Index Expanded Via ISI Web of Science 1898 - current
    Identifies research articles and cited references in science, engineering and medicine, with many links to full text.


Physics Reference


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