Modern Classical Optics / Edition 1

Modern Classical Optics / Edition 1

by Geoffrey Brooker
     
 

ISBN-10: 019859965X

ISBN-13: 9780198599654

Pub. Date: 07/15/2003

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Praised as 'one of the best new optics books seen for some time', this book will provide a unique presentation of classical optics from the modern perspective. Written for advanced undergraduate students, the text stands out by its readability and stimulating discussions, close ties to experimental physics, and excellent choice of worked problem sets.

Overview

Praised as 'one of the best new optics books seen for some time', this book will provide a unique presentation of classical optics from the modern perspective. Written for advanced undergraduate students, the text stands out by its readability and stimulating discussions, close ties to experimental physics, and excellent choice of worked problem sets.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198599654
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
07/15/2003
Series:
Oxford Master Series in Atomic, Optical and Laser Physics Series, #8
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
326
Product dimensions:
9.60(w) x 7.40(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1. Electromagnetism and Basic Optics
2. Fourier Series and Fourier Transforms
3. Diffraction
4. Diffraction Gratings
5. The Fabry-Perot
6. Thin Films
7. Ray Matrices and Gaussian Beams
8. Optical Cavities
9. Coherence: Qualitative
10. Coherence: Correlation Functions
11. Optical Practicalities: Etendue, Interferometry, Fringe Localization
12. Image formation: diffraction theory
13. Holography
14. Optical Fibres
15. Polarization
16. Two Modern Optical Devices

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