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Introduction to modern optics

Author: Grant R Fowles
Publisher: New York : Dover Publications, 1989, ©1975.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd ed., Dover edView all editions and formats
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A complete basic undergraduate-level course in modern optics for students in physics, technology, and engineering, dealing with classical physical optics as well as the quantum nature of light.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Grant R Fowles
ISBN: 0486659577 9780486659572
OCLC Number: 18834711
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: 2nd ed. New York : Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1975.
Description: viii, 328 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: The propagation of light --
The vectorial nature of light --
Coherence and interference --
Multiple-beam interference --
Diffraction --
Optics of solids --
Thermal radiation and light quanta --
Optical spectra --
Amplification of light. Lasers --
Ray optics --
Appendix I. Relativistic optics.
Responsibility: by Grant R. Fowles.
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A complete basic undergraduate-level course in modern optics for students in physics, technology, and engineering, dealing with classical physical optics as well as the quantum nature of light.

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