Optical System Design

Optical System Design

by Allen Nussbaum
     
 

ISBN-10: 0139010424

ISBN-13: 9780139010422

Pub. Date: 12/09/1997

Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference

Geometrical optics is an exceptionally useful approach to designing optical systems, but there have been few up-to-date treatments of the subject. This book modernizes geometrical optics to reflect advances in matrices, Fourier analysis, and other areas.The book begins by introducing the fundamentals of paraxial matrix optics, non-paraxial meridional optics, and

Overview

Geometrical optics is an exceptionally useful approach to designing optical systems, but there have been few up-to-date treatments of the subject. This book modernizes geometrical optics to reflect advances in matrices, Fourier analysis, and other areas.The book begins by introducing the fundamentals of paraxial matrix optics, non-paraxial meridional optics, and non-paraxial skew optics. It presents detailed coverage of conic aspheric surfaces, including parabolic mirrors and plano-hyperbolic lenses. The book contains up-to-date, exceptionally careful coverage of aberration theory. It introduces wave optics, including the classical wave equation; Huygens' principle; diffraction gratings, apodization and spatial filtering. Two chapters apply modern programming techniques to Fourier analysis and optics, making it possible to use these tools without an extensive mathematical background.For electrical engineers and students who may be called upon to design real-world optical systems.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780139010422
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
12/09/1997
Pages:
203
Product dimensions:
7.22(w) x 9.59(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

Preface xi(2)
Acknowledgments xiii
1 Paraxial Matrix Optics
1(48)
1.1 The Newton and Gauss Lens Equations
1(4)
1.2 Snell's Law
5(1)
1.3 Paraxial Matrices
6(4)
1.4 The Conventions Used in Paraxial Matrix Optics
10(2)
1.5 Using the Gaussian Constants
12(4)
1.6 Ray Tracing
16(3)
1.7 Nodal Points and Planes
19(1)
1.8 Compound Lenses
20(3)
1.9 Approximations for Thin Lenses
23(2)
1.10 Thin Lens Combinations
25(5)
1.11 Reflectors
30(2)
1.12 Spherical Mirrors
32(3)
1.13 Retroreflectors
35(4)
1.14 The Design of a Zoom Lens
39(3)
1.15 Retrofocus Lenses
42(1)
1.16 Telescopes and Microscopes
43(2)
1.17 Summary of Design Procedure
45(3)
1.18 Design Example
48(1)
1.18.1 Objective
48(1)
1.18.2 Procedure
48(1)
2 Nonparaxial Meridional Optics
49(22)
2.1 Exact Meridional Ray Tracing
49(6)
2.2 Numerical Ray Tracing
55(2)
2.3 A Study of Spherical Aberration
57(6)
2.4 A Closer Look at Ray Tracing
63(1)
2.5 Spherical Aberration and Lens Design
64(7)
3 Nonparaxial Skew Optics
71(16)
3.1 Skew Ray Tracing
71(2)
3.2 Coma
73(4)
3.3 Astigmatism
77(2)
3.4 Aplanatic Elements
79(3)
3.5 Curvature of Field and Distortion
82(5)
4 Conic Aspheric Surfaces
87(16)
4.1 Nonspherical Surfaces
87(1)
4.2 The Geometry of Conic Sections
87(5)
4.3 Ray Tracing for Conic Surfaces
92(2)
4.4 Parabolic Mirrors
94(3)
4.5 A Lens with an Ellipsoidal Surface
97(1)
4.6 The Plano-Hyperbolic Lens
98(1)
4.7 Conic Cylinders
99(4)
5 More about Aberrations
103(14)
5.1 Tilted Elements
103(3)
5.2 Telescope Mirrors
106(2)
5.3 Third-Order Aberration Theory
108(9)
6 Chromatic Aberrations
117(6)
6.1 The Nature of Chromatic Aberrations
117(6)
7 Wave Optics
123(28)
7.1 Waves and the Classical Wave Equation
123(2)
7.2 Huygens' Principle
125(1)
7.3 Fraunhofer Diffraction
126(1)
7.4 Diffraction by a Slit
127(3)
7.5 Diffraction by a Circular Aperture
130(3)
7.6 Lenses and Diffraction
133(6)
7.7 Apodization
139(1)
7.8 The Diffraction Grating
140(2)
7.9 Spatial Filtering
142(9)
8 Fourier Analysis
151(8)
8.1 Fourier Series
151(3)
8.2 The Fourier Integral
154(1)
8.3 The Transfer Function
155(4)
9 Fourier Optics
159(18)
9.1 The Optical Transfer Function
159(4)
9.2 Convolution as an Area Overlap Procedure
163(1)
9.3 The Optical Intensity Transfer Function
164(5)
9.4 The Modulation Transfer Function (MTF)
169(8)
10 Light as a Form of Energy
177(20)
10.1 Illumination and Radiation
177(8)
10.2 Projection Systems
185(6)
10.3 Periscopes
191(3)
10.4 Depth of Field
194(3)
Index 197

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