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Introduction to Classical and Modern Optics / Edition 4

Introduction to Classical and Modern Optics / Edition 4

by Jurgen R. Meyer-Arendt


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Introduction to Classical and Modern Optics / Edition 4

A concise, readable introduction to classical and modern optics. Designed for persons interested in the scientific and engineering applications of optics, as well as ophthalmic professionals. Provides a lean presentation of the entire field of optics, from the geometrical aspects of lenses to the relativity of image formation. Contains frequent references to the historical development of optics. Contains a detailed discussion of the most modern developments such as optical data processing, holography, lasers, and laser applications. For individuals in the fields of physics, engineering, or optometry.

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ISBN-13: 9780131243569
Publisher: Addison-Wesley
Publication date: 11/28/1994
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 480
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents


1. Reflection and Refraction.

2. Thin Lenses.

3. Thick Lenses and Combinations of Lenses.

4. Mirrors.

5. Aberrations.

6. Stops and Pupils.

7. Gradient-Index, Fiber, and Integrated Optics.

8. Lens Design.

9. Optical Systems.

10. Systems Evaluation.

11. Interference.

12. Thin Films.

13. Coherence.

14. Diffraction.

15. Diffraction Gratings.

16. Light Scattering.

17. Polarization of Light.

18. Optical Data Processing.

19. Holography.

20. Light Sources and Detectors.

21. Radiometry/Photometry.

22. Absorption.

23. Lasers.

24. Relativistic Optics.

Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems.


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