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Principles of optics : electromagnetic theory of propagation, interference and diffraction of light

Author: Max Born; Emil Wolf; et al
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 7th expanded edView all editions and formats
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This classic text presents optics deductively as a system based on Maxwell's equations. It deals with those optical phenomena that can be described with the help of a continuous distribution of matter, and provides an overview of optics as a whole.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Max Born; Emil Wolf; et al
ISBN: 0521642221 9780521642224 0521639212 9780521639217
OCLC Number: 40200160
Description: xxxiii, 952 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: Basic properties of the electromagnetic field --
Electromagnetic potentials and polarization --
Foundations of geometrical optics --
Geometrical theory of optical imaging --
Geometrical theory of aberrations --
Image-forming instruments --
Elements of the theory of interference and interferometers --
Elements of the theory of diffraction --
The diffraction theory of aberrations --
Interference and diffraction with partially coherent light --
Rigorous diffraction theory --
Diffraction of light by ultrasonic waves --
Scattering from inhomogeneous media --
Optics of metals --
Optics of crystals --
Appendix 1: The calculus of variations --
Appendix 2: Light optics, electron optics and wave mechanics --
Appendix 3: Asymptotic approximation to integrals --
Appendix 4: The Dirac delta function --
Appendix 5: A mathematical lemma used in rigorous derivation of the Lorentz-Lorentz formula --
Appendix 6: Propagation of discontinuities in an electromagnetic field --
Appendix 7: The circle polynomials of Zernike --
Appendix 8: Proof of an inequality for the spectral degree of coherence --
Appendix 9: Proof of a reciprocity inequality --
Appendix 10: Evaluation of two integrals --
Appendix 11: Energy conservation in scalar wavefields --
Appendix 12: Proof of Jones' lemma.
Responsibility: Max Born and Emil Wolf ; with contributions by A.B. Bhatia ... [et al.].
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This classic text presents optics deductively as a system based on Maxwell's equations. It deals with those optical phenomena that can be described with the help of a continuous distribution of matter, and provides an overview of optics as a whole.

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