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Optical physics

Author: S G Lipson; H Lipson; D S Tannhauser
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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This is the third edition of a successful and well-established text. Thoroughly revised and updated, the book provides a comprehensive introduction to the fundamentals of optics, and to a wide variety of more advanced areas of modern optical science. Several new sections have been added, including discussions of super-resolved imaging, phase-retrieval in optical and X-ray diffraction, phase-conjugate imaging and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Lehrbuch
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: S G Lipson; H Lipson; D S Tannhauser
ISBN: 052143047X 9780521430470 0521436311 9780521436311
OCLC Number: 30625128
Description: xviii, 497 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: 1. History of ideas --
2. Waves --
3. Geometrical optics --
4. Fourier theory --
5. Electromagnetic waves --
6. Polarization and anisotropic media --
7. Diffraction --
8. Fraunhofer diffraction and interference --
9. Interferometry --
10. Optical waveguides and modulated media --
11. Coherence --
12. Image formation --
13. The classical theory of dispersion --
14. Quantum optics and lasers --
15. Problems --
Appendix 1 Bessel functions in wave optics --
Appendix 2 Lecture demonstrations in Fourier optics.
Responsibility: S.G. Lipson, H. Lipson, and D.S. Tannhauser.
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