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

Author: Max Born; Emil Wolf
Publisher: Cambridge [u.a.] : Cambridge Univ. Pr., 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 7. expanded ed., repr. with corr., 4. printView all editions and formats
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Revised and updated edition of one of the most famous science books of the twentieth century.

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Genre/Form: Lehrbuch
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Max Born; Emil Wolf
ISBN: 9780521642224 0521642221
OCLC Number: 180019541
Description: XXXIII, 952 S. : ill., graph. Darst
Contents: Historical introduction; 1. Basic properties of the electromagnetic field; 2. Electromagnetic potentials and polarization; 3. Foundations of geometrical optics; 4. Geometrical theory of optical imaging; 5. Geometrical theory of aberrations; 6. Image-forming instruments; 7. Elements of the theory of interference and interferometers; 8. Elements of the theory of diffraction; 9. The diffraction theory of aberrations; 10. Interference and diffraction with partially coherent light; 11. Rigorous diffraction theory; 12. Diffraction of light by ultrasonic waves; 13. Scattering from inhomogeneous media; 14. Optics of metals; 15. Optics of crystals; 16. Appendices; Author index; Subject index.
Responsibility: by Max Born and Emil Wolf. With contributions by A.B. Bhatia ...

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