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Introduction to Optics

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Edition:
3rd
ISBN13:

9780135015452

ISBN10:
0135015456
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
1/1/2007
Publisher(s):
Benjamin Cummings
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Summary

This is a comprehensive, applications-oriented introduction to geometrical optics, wave optics, and modern optics. Contains new chapters on laser beam characteristics and nonlinear optics; expanded coverage of fiber optics; new sections on ray tracing, thick lens, the Doppler effect, and evanescent waves; and valuable coverage of matrix treatment of polarization, Fraunhofer diffraction, Fourier optics, and more. An ideal introductory guide for the physics instructor, specifically those concentrating on optics.

Table of Contents

Physical Constants.
1. Nature of Light.
2. Production and Measurement of Light.
3. Geometrical Optics.
4. Matrix Methods in Paraxial Optics.
5. Aberration Theory.
6. Optical Instrumentation.
7. Optics of the Eye.
8. Wave Equations.
9. Superposition of Waves.
10. Interference of Light.
11. Optical Interferometry.
12. Coherence.
13. Holography.
14. Matrix Treatment of Polarization.
15. Production of Polarized Light.
16. Fraunhofer Diffraction.
17. The Diffraction Grating.
18. Fresnel Diffraction.
19. Theory of Multilayer Films.
20. Fresnel Equations.
21. Laser Basics.
22. Laser Beam Characteristics.
23. Laser Applications.
24. Fiber Optics.
25. Fourier Optics.
26. Nonlinear Optics and the Modulation of Light.
27. Optical Properties of Materials.
Suggestions for Further Reading.
Answers to Problems.
Index.


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