Optical Principles and Technology for Engineers / Edition 1 available in Hardcover
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- Taylor & Francis
Discussing the principles of physical and geometrical optics from an engineering point of view, this book explains current optical technology and the applications of optical methods in a wide variety of fields, from astronomy and agriculture to medicine and semiconductors. It offers guidance in the selection of optical components for the construction of bread-board models using commercially available, standard components, and provides immediately useful equations without unnecessary mathematical derivations.
Table of Contents
Physical optics; geometric optics; lenses; mirrors; prisms; diffraction gratings; light guides; filters; radiation sources; radiation detectors; optical systems; experimental optics; optics in industry and technology; optical design; appendix A - suppliers of optical components; appendix B - refractive indices of optical materials.