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Nonimaging optics

Author: Roland Winston; Juan C Miñano; Pablo Benitez
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Heidelberg : Elsevier, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [Nachdr.]View all editions and formats

The optical subdiscipline is referred to as nonimaging optics. The term nonimaging optics is concerned with applications where imaging formation is not important but where effective and efficient  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roland Winston; Juan C Miñano; Pablo Benitez
ISBN: 9780127597515 0127597514
OCLC Number: 316095491
Description: x, 497 Seiten : Illustrationen, Diagramme ; 26 cm
Contents: 1. Nonimaging Optical Systems and Their Uses2. Some Basic Ideas in Geometrical Optics3. Some Designs of Image-Forming Concentrators4. Nonimaging Optical Systems 5. Developments and Modifications of the CompoundParabolic Concentrator6. The Flow-line Method for Designing Nonimaging Optical Systems7. Concentrators for Prescribed Irradiance8. Simultaneous Multiple Surface Design Method9. Imaging Applications of Nonimaging Concentrators10. Consequences of Symmetry (by Narkis Shatz and John C. Bortz)11. Global Optimization of High-Performance Concentrators (by Narkis Shatz and John C. Bortz)12. A Paradigm for a Wave Description of Optical Measurements13. Applications to Solar Energy Concentration14. Manufacturing TolerancesAppendices A-MAPPENDIX A: Derivation and Explanation of the Etendue Invariant, Including the Dynamical Analogy;Derivation of the Skew InvariantAPPENDIX B: The Edge-Ray TheoremAPPENDIX C: Conservation of Skew and Linear MomentumAPPENDIX D: Conservation of Etendue for Two-ParameterAPPENDIX E: Perfect Off-Axis ImagingAPPENDIX F: The Luneberg LensAPPENDIX G: The Geometry of the Basic Compound Parabolic Concentrator Bundles of RaysAPPENDIX H: The qi/qo ConcentratorAPPENDIX I: The Truncated Compound Parabolic ConcentratorAPPENDIX J: The Differential Equation for the 2D Concentrator Profile with Nonplane AbsorberAPPENDIX K: Skew Rays in Hyperboloidal ConcentratorAPPENDIX L: Sine Relation for Hyperboloid/Lens ConcentratorAPPENDIX M: The Concentrator Design for Skew Rays
Responsibility: Roland Winston ; Juan C. Miñano and Pablo Benítez ; with contributions by Narkis Shatz and John C. Bortz.


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"This is the right book for all who need to collect light efficiently." - OPN Optics & Photonics News, Sept. 2006

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