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Lasers and optical engineering

Author: Pankaj K Das
Publisher: New York : Springer-Verlag, ©1991.
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Das, Pankaj K., 1937-
Lasers and optical engineering.
New York : Springer-Verlag, ©1991
(OCoLC)755133119
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Pankaj K Das
ISBN: 0387971084 9780387971087 3540971084 9783540971085
OCLC Number: 20828014
Description: xxii, 470 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: I Geometrical Optics.- 1.1. Fundamentals of Geometrical Optics.- 1.1.1. Discussion of Waves.- 1.1.2. Snell's Laws.- 1.2. Matrix Formulation of Geometrical Optics.- 1.2.1. Some Properties of Matrices.- 1.2.2. The Translational Matrix.- 1.2.3. The Matrix for Refraction.- 1.2.4. Matrix for a Simple Lens.- 1.3. Image Formation.- 1.3.1. Image Formation by a Thin Lens in Air.- 1.4. Complex Systems.- 1.4.1. Image Formation Using an Equivalent Thin-Lens Formulation.- 1.5. The Telescoping System.- 1.6. Some Comments About the Matrix Method.- 1.7. Apertures and Stops.- 1.7.1. The Aperture Stop.- 1.7.2. The Field Stop.- 1.7.3. Field of View.- 1.8. Radiometry and Photometry.- 1.8.1. Radiometry.- 1.8.2. Photometric Unit.- 1.9. Exact Matrices and Aberration.- 1.9.1. Exact Matrices.- 1.9.2. Exact Matrices for Skew Rays.- 1.9.3. Aberration.- 1.9.4. Spherical Aberration.- 1.9.5. Coma.- 1.9.6. Astigmatism.- 1.9.7. Curvature of Field.- 1.9.8. Distortion.- 1.9.9. Chromatic Aberration.- References.- II Physical Optics, Wave Optics, and Fourier Optics.- 2.1. Fundamentals of Diffraction.- 2.1.1. Maxwell's Equations.- 2.2. Radiation from a Source.- 2.3. The Diffraction Problem.- 2.4. Different Regions of Diffraction.- 2.4.1. The Fresnel Approximation.- 2.4.2. The Fraunhofer Approximation.- 2.4.3. The Spatial Frequency.- 2.4.4. Summary of Formulas.- 2.5. The Fourier Transform.- 2.5.1. Physical Interpretation of the Fourier Transform.- 2.5.2. The Two-Dimensional Fourier Transform.- 2.6. Some Examples of Fraunhofer Diffraction.- 2.6.1. The One-Dimensional Rectangular Aperture.- 2.6.2. The Two-Dimensional Rectangular Aperture.- 2.6.3. One-Dimensional Aperture Centered at x = x0.- 2.6.4. One-Dimensional Rectangular Aperture with Uniform Light Shining at an Angle 6 with Respect to the Optical Axis.- 2.6.5. Some Discussion About the Free Space Propagation of Waves.- 2.7. Phase Transmission Functions and Lens.- 2.8. Fresnel Diffraction.- 2.8.1. Fresnel Diffraction and Lens.- 2.8.2. Diffraction Grating.- 2.8.3. Sinusoidal Gratings.- 2.8.4. Fresnel Diffraction Without Lens.- 2.9. Detection and Coherence.- 2.9.1. Detection.- 2.9.2. Coherency.- 2.10. Interference.- 2.10.1. Young's Experiment.- 2.10.2. Interference due to the Dielectric Layer.- 2.10.3. Michaelson's Interferometer.- 2.10.4. Interference by Multiple Reflections and the Fabry-Perot Interferometer.- 2.11. Holography.- 2.11.1. Photography.- 2.11.2. The Making of a Hologram.- 2.11.3. Reconstruction of a Hologram.- 2.11.4. The Gabor Hologram.- 2.11.5. Analogy with Radio and Information Storage.- 2.11.6. Some Comments About Holograms.- 2.11.7. Hologram Using Point-Source References.- 2.12. Physical Optics.- 2.12.1. Total Internal Reflection and Optical Tunneling.- 2.12.2. Reflection and Transmission Coefficients.- 2.12.3. Polarization.- 2.12.4. Phase Velocity, Group Velocity, and Ray Velocity.- 2.12.5. Propagation in Anisotropic Media.- 2.12.6. Double Refraction and Polarizers.- 2.12.7. The Electro-Optic Effect.- 2.12.8. The Acousto-Optic Effect.- 2.12.9. Optical Activity and Magneto-Optics.- References.- III Lasers.- 3.1. Introduction.- 3.2. Amplifier and Oscillator.- 3.3. The Fabry-Perot Laser.- 3.4. Laser Cavity.- 3.4.1. Cavity Stability Using Geometrical Optics.- 3.5. Gaussian Beam Optics.- 3.5.1. Gaussian Optics Including Lenses.- 3.6. Solution of the Cavity Problem.- 3.6.1. Frequency of Oscillation.- 3.6.2. Unstable Resonators.- 3.7. Photon, Stimulated, and Spontaneous Emission, and the Einstein Relationship.- 3.8. Light Amplifier-Population Inversion.- 3.9. Different Types of Light Amplifiers and Quantum Efficiency.- 3.10. Rate Dynamics of Four-Level Lasers.- 3.10.1. Optimum Output Power.- 3.11. Properties of Laser Light.- 3.12. Q-Switching and Mode Locking.- 3.12.1. Single-Mode and Multimode Lasers: Lamb Dip.- 3.12.2. Mode Locking of Multimode Lasers.- 3.12.3. Q-Switching.- 3.13. Lasers.- 3.13.1. The Gas Laser.- 3.13.2. Solid State Lasers.- 3.13.3. Dye Lasers.- 3.13.4. Semiconductor Lasers.- 3.13.5. Free-Electron Lasers and Cyclotron Resonance Masers.- References.- IV Applications.- 4.1. Introduction.- 4.2. Optical Instruments.- 4.2.1. The Lens Magnifier.- 4.2.2. The Telescope.- 4.2.3. Binoculars.- 4.2.4. Compound Microscopy.- 4.2.5. Beam Expanders.- 4.2.6. Photographic Lens Systems.- 4.3. Fiber-Optics and Integrated Optics.- 4.3.1. Introduction.- 4.3.2. Guided Light.- 4.3.3. Integrated Optics.- 4.3.4. Fiber-Optic Cables.- 4.3.5. Applications.- 4.4. Optical Signal Processing.- 4.4.1. Introduction.- 4.4.2. Optical Signal Processing Devices.- 4.4.3. Optical Matrix Processor.- 4.4.4. Fourier Optics and Spatial Filtering.- 4.4.5. Some Examples of Matched Filtering or Correlation.- 4.5. Laser Applications.- 4.5.1. Lower Power Laser Applications.- 4.5.2. Material Processing with Lasers.- 4.5.3. The Medical Applications of Lasers.- 4.6. Recent Advances.- 4.6.1. Optical Interconnections for Integrated Circuits.- 4.6.2. Optical Computing.- 4.6.3. Star War.- References.- Appendix Delta Function.- Supplemental References.
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