Handbook of Optical Systems, Fundamentals of Technical Optics / Edition 1

Handbook of Optical Systems, Fundamentals of Technical Optics / Edition 1

by Herbert Gross
     
 

The state-of-the-art full-colored handbook gives in six volumes a comprehensive introduction to the principles and the practice of calculation, layout and understanding of optical systems and lens design. Written by reputed industrial experts in the field the user is introduced to the basic properties of optical systems, aberration theory, classification and

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The state-of-the-art full-colored handbook gives in six volumes a comprehensive introduction to the principles and the practice of calculation, layout and understanding of optical systems and lens design. Written by reputed industrial experts in the field the user is introduced to the basic properties of optical systems, aberration theory, classification and characterization of systems, advanced simulation models, measuring of system quality and manufacturing issues. More than 3,000 full-colored illustrations and images support the reader and supply an easy understanding of complex optical systems and optical modeling.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783527403776
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/08/2005
Series:
Gross/Optical Systems V1-V6 special prices until 6V ST published (VCH) Series
Pages:
848
Product dimensions:
6.91(w) x 9.49(h) x 1.81(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

1 Introduction.

2 Paraxial Imaging.

2.1 General Remarks.

2.2 Single Surface.

2.3 Single Lens.

2.4 Multiple-component Systems.

2.5 Invariants.

2.6 Matrix Calculus.

2.7 Matrices Describing a More General Geometry.

2.8 Literature.

3 Interfaces.

3.1 Basics.

3.2 The Fresnel Equations.

3.3 Polarization Effects at Interfaces.

3.4 Evanescent Waves.

3.5 Non-geometrical Effects at Reflection.

3.6 Absorbing Media.

3.7 Literature.

4 Materials.

4.1 Basics.

4.2 Dispersion.

4.3 Relative Partial Dispersion.

4.4 Transmission.

4.5 Glasses.

4.6 Crystals and Special Materials.

4.7 Plastics.

4.8 Gases.

4.9 Liquids and Cements.

4.10 Metals.

4.11 Literature.

5 Raytracing.

5.1 The Meaning of Raytracing.

5.2 Raytracing Scheme.

5.3 Raytracing Formula Sets.

5.4 Raytracing in Optical Systems.

5.5 Special Components.

5.6 Differential Rays.

5.7 Non-sequential Raytracing.

5.8 Literature.

6 Radiometry.

6.1 Introduction.

6.2 Lambertian Radiator.

6.3 Radiation Transfer.

6.4 Radiometry of Optical Systems.

6.5 Description of Radiation Transport in the Phase Space.

6.6 Literature.

7 Light Sources.

7.1 Introduction.

7.2 Thermal Radiators.

7.3 Classical Lamps.

7.4 Diodes.

7.5 Laser Light Sources.

7.6 Model Descriptions of Radiation Sources.

7.7 Literature.

8 Sensor Technology and Signal Processing.

8.1 Introduction.

8.2 Sensor Characteristics.

8.3 Special Types of Sensor.

8.4 Sampling.

8.5 Signal Processing.

8.6 Noise.

8.7 Special Methods of Detection.

8.8 Literature.

9 Theory of Color Vision.

9.1 Introduction.

9.2 Color Vision of the Human Eye.

9.3 Phenomenologcal Theory of Color Vision.

9.4 Colorimetry.

9.5 Color Triangle.

9.6 Alternative Basic Systems.

9.7 Literature.

10 Optical Systems.

10.1 Special Properties of Lenses.

10.2 Special Rays in Optical Systems.

10.3 Pupils.

10.4 Delano Diagram.

10.5 Special Aspects.

10.6 Literature.

11 Aberrations.

11.1 General Considerations.

11.2 Description of Aberrations.

11.3 Ray Aberrations.

11.4 The Sine Condition.

11.5 Wave Aberrations.

11.6 Spherical Aberration.

11.7 Astigmatism.

11.8 Field Curvature.

11.9 Coma.

11.10 Distortion.

11.11 Chromatic Longitudinal Aberrations.

11.12 Chromatic Transverse Aberrations.

11.13 Literature.

12 Wave Optics.

12.1 Basic Principles.

12.2 Point-spread Function.

12.3 Fourier Theory of Image Formation.

12.4 Transfer Functions.

12.5 Literature.

13 Plano-optical Components.

13.1 Plane-parallel plates.

13.2 Dispersion Prisms.

13.3 Reflection Prisms.

13.4 Construction Designs for Reflection Prisms.

13.5 Prism Systems.

13.6 Filters.

13.7 Literature.

14 Gratings.

14.1 Diffraction by a Slit.

14.2 Diffraction Gratings.

14.3 Blazed Gratings.

14.4 Fourier Theory of the Grating Diffraction.

14.5 Transmission Gratings.

14.6 Types of Grating.

14.7 Gratings in Image Formation Systems.

14.8 Diffraction by a Grating in the General Case.

14.9 Literature.

15 Special Components.

15.1 Aspherical Devices.

15.2 Gradient-index Lenses.

15.3 Diffusing Disks.

15.4 Cylinder Lenses.

15.5 Simple Cylinder Lenses.

15.6 Dynamic Light Modulators.

15.7 Fresnel Lenses.

15.8 Light Pipes.

15.9 Axicons.

15.10 Literature.

16 Optical Measurement and Testing Techniques.

16.1 Overview.

16.2 Measurement of the Focal Length.

16.3 Measurement of Angles.

16.4 Centering.

16.5 Measuring the Index of Refraction.

16.6 Surface-shape Measurement.

16.7 Testing of Surface Radii and Shapes.

16.8 Measuring Wavefronts.

16.9 Measurement of the Optical Transfer Function.

16.10 Beam-quality Measurement.

16.11 Coherence Measurement.

16.12 Polarization Measurement.

16.13 Stray-light Measurement.

16.14 Color Measurement.

16.15 Literature. Index.

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