Modern Optical Engineering, 4th Ed.

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2007-12-25
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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The field's industry standardnow revised and updated with the latest in Optical engineering This is the industry standard in the field of optical engineering and the fields most widely used reference.Now completely revised and updated to reflect seven years worth of optical and lens advances, Modern Optical Engineering is packed with new chapters, problems, and exercises that provide its readers with refreshers on particular topics as well as the latest information on the theory, design, and practice in the field.

Author Biography

Warren J. Smith (Carlsbad, CA) is Chief Scientist at Kaiser Electro-Optics and an independent consultant. He is one of the most widely known writers and educators in optical design, the author of three editions of Modern Optical Engineering, as well as Modern Lens Design and Practical Optical System Layout.

Table of Contents

Optics Overview
Gaussian Optics: The Cardinal Points
Paraxial Optics and Calculations
Optical System Considerations
The Primary Aberrations
Third-Order Aberration Theory and Calculation
Prism and Mirror Systems
Characteristics of the Human Eye
Stops, Apertures, Pupils and Diffraction
Optical Materials
Optical Coatings
Principles of Radiometry and Photometry
Optical System Layout
Case Studies in System Layout
Wave-Front Aberrations and MTF
The Basics of Lens Design
Lens Design for Eyepieces, Microscopes, Cameras, etc
Design of Mirror and Catadioptric Systems
Selected Lens Designs, Analyzed and Annotated
The Practice of Optical Engineering
Getting the Most Out of "Stock" Lenses
Raytracing and Aberration Calculation
Some Standard Dimensions
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