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Bibliography

 

This bibliography is based on the one given in my review paper from the OSETI I proceedings. It will be updated over a period of time.

General SETI Literature:

 1.  G. Cocconi, and P. Morrison, "Searching for interstellar
     communications", Nature,Vol. 184, No. 4690, pp. 844-845, September 19,
     1959.  Also ref. 13.

 2.  F. Drake, "How can we detect radio transmissions from distant planetary
     systems?",Sky and Telescope, Vol. 19, No. 3, pp. 140-143,  January 1960. 
     Also ref. 13.

 3.  F. Drake, "Project Ozma",Physics Today, Vol. 14, pp. 40-42, 44, and 46,
     April 961.  Also ref. 13.

 4.  N. S. Kardashev, "Transmission of information by extraterrestrial
     civilizations", Soviet Astronomy-AJ, Vol. 8, p. 217, 1964.  Also ref.
     13.

 5.  B. Oliver (Editor), Project Cyclops: A Design Study Of A System For
     Detecting Extraterrestrial Intelligent Life, NASA Publication CR 114445,
     Revised Edition, 1973.

 6.  D. Lunan, "Man and the stars - contact and communication with other
     intelligence", Souvenir Press, 1974.

 7.  J. L. Christian (Editor), Extraterrestrial Intelligence - The First
     Encounter, Prometheus Books, 1976.

 8.  P. Morrison, J. Billingham, and J. Wolfe, The Search For
     Extraterrestrial Intelligence, NASA SP-419, 1977.

 9.  E. F. Mallove, M. M. Connors, R. L. Forward, and Z. Paprotny, A
     Bibliography On The Search For Extraterrestrial Intelligence, NASA
     Reference Publication 1021, March 1978.

10.  I. Nicolson, The Road To The Stars, Westbridge Books, 1978.

11.  E. Edelson, Who Goes There?, Doubleday & Co., 1979.

12.  I. Asimov, Extraterrestrial Civilizations, Crown Publishers, 1979.

13.  D. Goldsmith (Editor), The Quest For Extraterrestrial Life, University
     Science Books, 1980.

14.  J. Billingham (Editor), Life In The Universe, The MIT Press and NASA
     Conference Publication 2156, 1981.

15.  C. E. Singer, "When to look where", Cosmic Search, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp.
     22-23, January-June 1982.

16.  F. Drake, J. H. Wolfe, and C. L. Seeger (Editors), SETI Science Working
     Group Report, NASA Technical Paper 2244, 1983.

17.  The Planetary Report, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 4-5, March/April 1983.

18.  J. F. Baugher, On Civilized Stars - The Search For Intelligent Life In
     Outer Space, Prentice-Hall, 1985.

19.  C. Sagan, Contact, Simon and Schuster Inc., 1986.

20.  T. R. McDonough, The Search For Extraterrestrial Intelligence: Listening
     For Life In The Cosmos, John Wiley and Sons, 1987.

21.  P. Horowitz, "A status report on The Planetary Society's SETI Project",
     The Planetary Report, Vol. 7, No. 4, pp. 8-10, July/August 1987.

22.  A. Feazel, "Does extraterrestrial life exist?", EJASA, Vol. 1, No. 4,
     November 1989.

23.  L. W. Holm, "Suggestions for an intragalactic information exchange
     system", EJASA, Vol. 1, No. 4, November 1989.

24.  A. Scott (Editor), Frontiers Of Science, Basil Blackwell, Chapter 14,
     pp. 185-199, 1990.

25.  F. White, The SETI Factor, Walker and Company, 1990.

26.  B. Bova, and B. Preiss (Editors), First Contact: The Search For
     Extraterrestrial Intelligence, NAL/Penguin Books, 1990.

27.  C. Sagan, and F. Drake, "The search for extraterrestrial intelligence",
     Scientific American Special Issue On Exploring Space, pp. 150-159, 1990.

28.  A. A. Harrison, and A. . Elms, "Psychology and the search for
     extraterrestrial intelligence", Behavioral Science, Vol. 35, pp.
     207-218, 1990.

29.  H. Blum, "SETI, phone home", The New York Times Magazine, October 21,
     1990.

30.  R. H. Gray, "Isotropically detectable interstellar beacons", Journal of
     the British Interplanetary Society, Vol. 43, No. 12, pp. 531-536,
     December, 1990.

31.  A. T. Lawton, P. Wright, "The search for companions to Epsilon Eridani",
     Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, Vol. 43, No. 12, pp.
     556-560, December, 1990.

32.  B. W. Jones, "SETI: the search for extraterrestrial intelligence",
     Physics Education, Vol. 26, No. 1, pp. 52-57, January 1991.

33.  T. R. McDonough, "Searching for extraterrestrial intelligence",
     Skeptical Inquirer, Vol. 15, No. 3, pp. 255-262, Spring 1991.

34.  Z. Faulkes, "Getting smart about getting smarts", Skeptical Inquirer,
     Vol. 15, No. 3, pp. 263-268, Spring 1991.

35.  Letters To The Editor, Skeptical Inquirer, Vol. 16, No. 1, pp. 94-102,
     Fall 1991.

36.  C. L. Devito, "Languages, science and the search for extraterrestrial
     intelligence", Interdisciplinary Science Reviews, Vol. 16, No. 2, pp.
     156-160, 1991.

37.  P. Horowitz, "A morning with Philip Morrison - exploring the
     extraterrestrial mind", The Planetary Report, Vol. 11, No. 5, pp. 4-7,
     September/October 1991.

38.  J. M. Williams, "The star hunters", Final Frontier, pp. 38-40, 50-53,
     November/December 1991.

39.  F. J. Tipler, "Alien life", A review of the book "The Cosmic Water Hole"
     by Emmanuel Davoust, MIT Press, Nature, Vol. 354, No. 6351, pp. 334-335,
     November 28, 1991.

40.  F. Drake, and D. Sobel, Is Anyone Out There?, Delacorte Press, 1992.


The High Resolution Microwave Survey (HRMS):

41.  S. Gulkis, and E. T. Olsen, "The NASA SETI program at JPL", Proceedings
     of the SETI Workshop, Green Bank Workshop Series, May 1985.

42.  D. K. Cullers, I. R. Linscott, and B. M. Oliver, "Signal processing in
     SETI", Communications of the ACM, Vol. 28, No. 11, pp. 1151-1163,
     November 1985.

43.  B. M. Oliver, and M. J. Klein, Program Plan For The Search For
     Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI), Ames Research Center and Jet
     Propulsion Laboratory, NASA, March 30, 1987.

44.  E. T. Olsen, R. B. Brady, D. J. Burns, G. T. Cooper, W. T. S. Deich, S.
     Gulkis, M. F. Garyantes, and M. J. Klein, "A development signal
     processing system for the NASA all sky survey", JPL SETI Reprint Series,
     No. 003, October 1988.

45.  M. J. Klein, E. T. Olsen, and N. A. Renzetti, "The NASA SETI sky survey:
     recent developments", TDA Progress Report, April 15, pp. 218-226, 1989.

46.  J. Gribbin, "Is anyone out there?", New Scientist, May 25, pp. 29-32,
     1991.

47.  R. Naeye, "SETI at the crossroads", Sky & Telescope, pp. 507-514,
     November 1992.

48.  S. Begley, "ET, phone us", Newsweek, pp. 67-72, October 12, 1992.


Optical SETI:

49.  R. N. Schwartz, and C. H. Townes, "Interstellar and interplanetary
     communication by optical masers", Nature, Vol. 190, No. 4772, pp.
     205-208, April 15, 1961.  Also ref. 50.

50.  A. G. W. Cameron (Editor), Interstellar Communication, W. A. Benjamin,
     p. 223, 1963.

51.  M. Ross, "Search via laser receivers for interstellar communications",
     Proc. IEEE, Vol. 53, No. 11, p. 1780, November 1965.

52.  M. Ross, Laser Receivers, John Wiley & Sons, pp. 383- 385, 1966.

53.  M. Ross, Laser Applications, Vol. I, Academic Press, pp. 291-295, 1971.

54.  V. F. Shvartsman, Communications of the Special Astrophysical
     Observatory, No. 19, pp. 5-39, 1977.

55.  M. Ross, "The likelihood of finding extraterrestrial laser signals",
     Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, Vol. 32, pp. 203-208,
     1979.

56.  P. Connes, "Olbers Paradox revisited and the future of intelligence",
     Conference on Life in the Universe, Paris, France, November 19-21, 1979.

57.  M. Ross, "Design of an optical receiver for space signals", Journal of
     the British Interplanetary Society, Vol. 33, pp. 89-94, 1980.

58.  G. M. Beskin, S. I. Neizvestnyi, A. A. Pimonov, V. L. Plakhotnichenko,
     and V. F. Shvartsman, "A photometry system to search for optical
     variability on time-scales of 3 X 10-7 to 300 s: main results", C. M.
     Humphries (editor), Instrumentation for Astronomy with Large Optical
     Telescopes, D. Reidel Publishing Company, pp. 181-184, 1982.

59.  C. H. Townes, "At what wavelength should we search for signals from
     extraterrestrial intelligence?", Proc. National Academy of Sciences,
     U.S.A., Vol. 80, pp. 1147-1151, 1983.

60.  B. Zuckerman, "Preferred frequencies for SETI observations", Acta
     Astronautica, Vol. 12, No. 2, pp. 127-129, 1985.

61.  A. Betz, "A directed search for extraterrestrial laser signals", Acta
     Astronautica, Vol. 13, No. 10, pp. 623-629, 1986.

62.  V. F. Shvartsman, "SETI in optical range with the 6 m telescope
     (MANIA)", Bioastronomy - The Next Steps, G. Marx (Editor), Kluwer
     Academic Publishers, pp. 389-390, 1988.

63.  B. Sherwood, "Engineering planetary lasers for interstellar
     communication", NASA Contractor Report 180780, May 1988.

64.  L. N. Filippova, N. S. Kardashev, S. F. Likhachev, and V. S.
     Strelnitskij, "On the strategy of SETI", Val Cenis Third Bioastronomy
     Proceedings, Springer-Verlag, 1991.

65.  J. D. G. Rather, "Lasers revisited: their superior utility for
     interstellar beacons", Journal of the British Interplanetary Society,
     Vol. 44, No. 8, pp. 385-392, August, 1991.

66.  A. Betz, "A search for IR laser signals", USA-USSR Joint Conference On
     The Search For Extraterrestrial Intelligent Life, University of
     California, Santa Cruz, August 5-9, 1991.

67.  G. M. Beskin, "Results of searches for optical signals of
     extraterrestrial intelligence", USA-USSR Joint Conference On The Search
     For Extraterrestrial Intelligent Life, University of California, Santa
     Cruz, August 5-9, 1991.

68.  S. A. Kingsley, "The search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI) in
     the optical spectrum, The Electronic Journal of the Astronomical Society
     of the Atlantic (EJASA), Internet (anonymous ftp at chara.gsu.edu
     [131.96.5.29], directory: /pub/ejasa), Vol. 3, No. 6, January 1992.

69.  "Laser communications", An interview with Monte Ross, Special Issue of
     SPIE's International Technical Workshop Newsletter, January 1992.

70.  C. H. Townes, "Infrared SETI", SPIE Proceedings, The Search for
     Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) in the Optical Spectrum, OE/LASE
     '93, Vol. 1867, Los Angeles, California, 21-22 January 1993.

71.  M. Ross, "Large M-ary pulse position modulation and photon buckets for
     effective interstellar communications", SPIE Proceedings, The Search for
     Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) in the Optical Spectrum, OE/LASE
     '93, Vol. 1867, Los Angeles,
California, 21-22 January 1993.

72.  G. A. Lemarchand, G. M. Beskin, F. R. Colomb, and M. Mendez, "Radio and
     optical SETI from the southern hemisphere", SPIE Proceedings, The Search
     for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) in the Optical Spectrum,
     OE/LASE '93, Vol. 1867, Los Angeles, California, 21-22 January 1993.

73.  S. A. Kingsley, "Amateur Optical SETI", SPIE Proceedings, The Search for
     Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) in the Optical Spectrum, OE/LASE
     '93, Vol. 1867, Los Angeles, California, 21-22 January 1993.


Hubble Space Telescope (HST):

74.  J. J. McRoberts, Space Telescope, NASA Publication EP-166, 1982.

75.  Hubble Space Telescope Media Reference Guide, Published by NASA and
     Lockheed Missiles and Space Company, Inc.

76.  G. Field, and D. Goldsmith, The Space Telescope, Contemporary Books,
     Inc., 1989.

77.  R. A. Brown, "Systematic aspects of direct extrasolar planet detection",
     Bioastronomy - The Next Steps, Edited by G. Marx, Kluwer Academic
     Publishers, pp. 117-123, 1988.


Free-Space Communications:

78.  A. C. Clarke, Ascent To Orbit, Chapters 4 and 8, John Wiley and Sons,
     1984.

79.  J. R. Lesh, and M. D. Rayman, "Deep-space missions look to laser
     communications", Laser Focus/Electro-Optics, Vol. 24, No. 10, October,
     pp. 81-86, 1988.

80.  D. Begley, "Lasers for spaceborne communications", Photonics Spectra,
     Vol. 23, No. 2, pp. 73-80, February, 1989.

81.  D. Begley, and B. Boscha, "Laser diodes conquer the challenge of space
     communications", Photonics Spectra, Vol. 23, No. 4, pp. 147-155, April,
     1989.

82.  D. L. Begley, and B. D. Seery (Editors), Free-Space Laser Communication
     Technologies II, SPIE Proceedings, Vol. 1218, January, 1990.

83.  D. L. Begley, (Editor), Selected Papers On Free-Space Laser
     Communications, SPIE Milestone Series, Vol. MS30, 1991.

84.  D. L. Begley, and B. D. Seery (Editors), Free-Space Laser Communication
     Technologies III, SPIE Proceedings, Vol. 1417, January, 1991.

85.  D. L. Begley, and B. D. Seery (Editors), Free-Space Laser Communication
     Technologies IV, SPIE Proceedings, Vol. 1635, January, 1992.

86.  A. C. Clarke, How The World Was One - Beyond The Global Village, Victor
     Gollancz Ltd, 1992.

87.  G. S. Mecherle, and M. A. Krainak (Editors), Free-Space Laser
     Communication Technologies V, SPIE Proceedings, Vol. 1866, January,
     1993.

88.  J. R. Lesh, "Recent progress in deep space optical communications", SPIE
     Proceedings, Free-Space Laser Communication Technologies V, OE/LASE '93,
     Vol. 1866,  Los Angeles, California, 20-21 January 1993.  Reproduced in:
     The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) in the Optical
     Spectrum, Vol. 1867, Los Angeles, California, 21-22 January 1993.

89.  T. V. Higgins, and J. R. Hobbs, "Lasers target Galileo probe", Laser
     Focus World, p. 15, February 1993.


Adaptive Optics:

90.  L. B. Mercer, "Adaptive coherent optical receiver array", Electronics
     Letters, Vol. 26, No. 18, pp. 1518-1520, 30th August 1990.

91.  C. S. Gardner, B. M. Welsh, L. A. Thompson, "Design and performance
     analysis of adaptive optical telescopes using laser guide stars, Proc.
     IEEE, Vol. 78, No. 11, pp. 1721-1743, November, 1990.

92.  Y. A. Carts, "Adaptive optics goes public", Laser Focus World, pp.
     45-48, August, 1991.

93.  Adaptive Optics, Inaugural Issue of SPIE's International Technical
     Working Group Newsletter, June 1992.

94.  T. V. Higgins, "Telescope adaptive optics will foil air turbulence",
     Laser Focus World, pp. 17-18, January 1993.

95.  J. Davies, "Lasers create guide stars, monitor atmosphere", Laser Focus
     World, pp. 111-115, February 1993.


Optoelectronics:

96.  W. K. Pratt, Laser Communication Systems, John Wiley, 1969.

97.  A. Yariv, Introduction To Optical Electronics, Second Edition, Holt,
     Rinehart, & Winston, 1976.

98.  R. M. Gagliardi, and S. Karp, Optical Communications, John Wiley & Sons,
     1976.

99.  S. A. Kingsley, D. E. N. Davies, B. Culshaw, and D. Howard, "Fiberdyne
     Systems", Proceedings of FOC '78, Information Gatekeepers, Chicago, pp.
     152-158, September 6-8, 1978.

100. M. Osinski, and J. Buss, "Linewidth broadening factor in semiconductor
     lasers - an overview", IEEE J. Quantum Electronics, Vol. QE-23, No. 1,
     pp. 9-29, January 1987.

101. J. Hecht, Understanding Lasers, Howard W. Sams & Company, 1988.

102. J. R. Barry, and E. A. Lee, "Performance of coherent optical receivers",
     Proc. IEEE, Vol. 78, No. 8, pp. 1369-1394, August 1990.

103. R. E. Wagner, and R. A. Linke, "Heterodyne lightwave systems: moving
     towards commercial use", IEEE Lightwave Communication Systems (LCS),
     Vol. 1, No. 4, pp. 28-35, November 1990.

104. P. E. Green, and R. Ramaswami, "Direct detection lightwave systems: why
     pay more?", IEEE Lightwave Communication Systems (LCS), Vol. 1, No. 4,
     pp. 36-49, November 1990.

105. R. J. Mcintyre, "Performance of coherent optical receivers", Proc. IEEE,
     Vol. 79, No. 7, pp. 1080-1082, July 1991.

106. T. S. Perry, "The innovative mind at work - Charles H. Townes: Masers,
     Lasers, and More", Special Report, IEEE Spectrum, Vol. 28, No. 12, pp.
     32-33, December 1991.

107. "The world of communications is moving to fiber optics", Electronic
     Design, pp. 73-80, January 9, 1992.

108. "The highway to the future", Newsweek, pp. 56-57, January 13, 1992.


Communications:

109. M. Schwartz, Information Transmission, Modulation And Noise,
     McGraw-Hill, 1970.

110. W. C. J. Jakes (Editor), Microwave Mobile Communications, John Wiley &
     Sons, 1974.

111. R. C. Johnson, and H. Jasik (Editors), Antenna Engineering Handbook,
     McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1984.

112. R. S. Dixon, and C. A. Klein, "On the detection of unknown signals",
     USA-USSR Joint Conference On The Search For Extraterrestrial Intelligent
     Life, University of California, Santa Cruz, August 5-9, 1991.

113. P. H. Ang, and P. A. Ruetz, "Video compression makes big gains", IEEE
     Spectrum, Vol. 28, No. 10, pp. 16-19, October 1991.


Astronomy:

114. M. Lloyd and A. Duveen, Essentials Of Astronomy, 2nd Edition, Columbia
     University Press, 1977.

115. J. M. Pasachoff, and M. L. Kutner, University Astronomy, W. B. Saunders
     Co., 1978.

116. K. R. Lang, Astrophysical Formulae, Springer-Verlag, 1978.

117. R. N. Bracewell, and R. H. MacPhie, "Searching for nonsolar planets",
     ICARUS, Vol 38, p. 136, 1979.  Also ref. 13.

118. H. McAlister, "The CHARA multi-telescope telescope", EJASA, Vol. 1, No.
     1, August 1989.


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