Modern Classical Optics / Edition 1

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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.
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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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