Optical Design for Visual Systems

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This tutorial explains the human eye, its function, and performance limits from the perspective of an experienced optical engineer and lens designer. It is concise and readable, with examples and data, and is intended for students, practicing engineers, and technology users.

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Presents an extensive discussion of the human visual system from the perspective of an experienced optical engineer and lens designer. Combines clear explanations and examples with relevant data to help readers understand the basic workings of the human eye and its performance limits, its function, and its performance characteristics. Presents a mathematical model of the eye, and describes telescope and microscope designs, submarine periscopes, and biocular lens designs. Level of mathematics has been limited to fundamental algebra and trigonometry. The author is a consultant specializing in the solution of optical engineering problems and the generation of specialized lens designs. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780819438867
  • Publisher: SPIE Press
  • Publication date: 9/28/2000
  • Series: Tutorial Text Series
  • Pages: 170
  • Product dimensions: 7.04 (w) x 9.98 (h) x 0.50 (d)

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