2014

Quo Vadis: Evolution of Modern Navigation

The Rise of Quantum Techniques

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ISBN: 978-1-4614-8671-8 (Print) 978-1-4614-8672-5 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xi

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    Pages 1-22

    Navigation in Nature

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    Pages 23-45

    Early Navigators

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    Pages 47-67

    Historical Background to Astronomy

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    Pages 69-91

    Elements of Modern Astronomy

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    Pages 93-112

    Navigation at Sea

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    Pages 113-129

    The Longitude Problem

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    Pages 131-150

    The Quartz Revolution

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    Pages 151-180

    The Classical Atomic Clocks

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    Pages 181-202

    Atomic and Molecular Oscillators

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    Pages 203-223

    Field Confinement of Ions

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    Pages 225-258

    Optical Frequency Oscillators: Lasers

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    Pages 259-285

    The Mechanical Gyrocompass

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    Pages 287-309

    Radio Navigation

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    Pages 311-331

    Navigation by Satellite: The Space Segment

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    Pages 333-348

    Navigation by Satellite: Control Segment

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    Book Chapter

    Pages 349-366

    Satellite Navigation: The User Segment

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    Book Chapter

    Pages 367-385

    Navigation in Space

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    Book Chapter

    Pages 387-414

    The Future of Navigation

  20. Back Matter

    Pages 415-426