Fundamentals and Basic Optical Instruments

Fundamentals and Basic Optical Instruments

by Daniel Malacara Hernandez (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781498720748
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/27/2017
Series: Optical Science and Engineering Series
Pages: 466
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Daniel Malacara, PhD, is a Professor at the Centro de Investigaciones en Optica, Leon, Gto, Mexico. A designer and constructor of optical instruments, including telescopes, he is well known for his books, including Optical Shop Testing, which has been translated into several languages. Dr. Malacara is a Fellow of the Optical Society of America and of SPIE, the International Society of Optical Engineering.

Table of Contents

1. Basic Ray Optics

[Orestes Stavroudis and Maximino Avendaño-Alejo]

2. Basic Wave Optics

[Glenn D. Boreman]

3. Basic Photon and Quantum Optics

[Sofia E. Acosta-Ortiz]

4. Ray Tracing

[Ricardo Flores-Hernández and Armando Gómez-Vieyra]

5. Optical Design and Aberrations

[Armando Gómez-Vieyra and Daniel Malacara-Hernández]

6. Prisms and Refractive Optical Components

[Daniel Malacara-Hernández and Duncan T. Moore]

7. Reflective Optical Components

[Daniel Malacara-Hernández and Armando Gómez-Vieyra]

8. Diffractive Elements

[Cristina Solano]

9. Polarization and Polarizing Optical Devices

[Rafael Espinosa-Luna and Qiwen Zhan]

10. Some Lens Optical Devices

[Daniel Malacara-Doblado and Alejandro Téllez-Quiñones]

11. Telescopes

[Marija Stroinik and Maureen S. Kirk]

12. Microscopes

[Daniel Malacara-Doblado and Alejandro Téllez-Quiñones]

13. Spectrometers

[William Wolfe]

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