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Optics and photonics : an introduction

Author: Francis Graham-Smith; Terry A King; Dan Wilkins
Publisher: Chichester, England ; Hoboken, NJ : J. Wiley, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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The Second Edition of this successful textbook provides a clear, well-written introduction to both the fundamental principles of optics and the key aspects of photonics℗¡to show how the subject has developed in the last few decades, leading to many modern applications.
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Graham-Smith, Francis, Sir, 1923-
Optics and photonics.
Chichester, England ; Hoboken, NJ : J. Wiley, ©2007
(DLC) 2006103070
(OCoLC)77522727
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Francis Graham-Smith; Terry A King; Dan Wilkins
ISBN: 9780470059197 0470059192
OCLC Number: 155847694
Description: 1 online resource (x, 506 pages, [8] pages of plates) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: Optics and Photonics: An Introduction; Contents; Preface; 1 Light as Waves, Rays and Photons; 2 Geometric Optics; 3 Optical Instruments; 4 Periodic and Non-periodic Waves; 5 Electromagnetic Waves; 6 Fibre and Waveguide Optics; 7 Polarization of Light; 8 Interference; 9 Interferometry: Length, Angle and Rotation; 10 Diffraction; 11 The Diffraction Grating and its Applications; 12 Spectra and Spectrometry; 13 Coherence and Correlation; 14 Holography; 15 Lasers; 16 Laser Light; 17 Semiconductors and Semiconductor Lasers; 18 Sources of Light; 19 Interaction of Light with Matter.
Responsibility: F. Graham Smith, Terry A. King, Dan Wilkins.
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