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Introduction to optics

Author: Frank L Pedrotti; Leno Matthew Pedrotti; Leno S Pedrotti
Publisher: Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Third edition [re-issued]View all editions and formats
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"This well-known textbook is now available in a re-issued edition from Cambridge University Press. 'Introduction to optics' offers a comprehensive and engaging introduction to intermediate and upper-level undergraduate physics and engineering students, and allows instructors to select specialized content to suit individual curricular needs and goals. Features: more than 600 carefully selected end-of-chapter  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank L Pedrotti; Leno Matthew Pedrotti; Leno S Pedrotti
ISBN: 1108428266 9781108428262
OCLC Number: 1029320342
Notes: Previously published by Pearson Prentice Hall, ©2007, reissued by Cambridge University Press 2018.
Description: xvii, 622 pages, 4 pages of references, 8 pages of answers, 6 pages of index : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Part I: 1. Nature of light; 2. Geometrical optics; 3. Optical instrumentation; 4. Wave equations; 5. Superposition of waves; 6. Properties of lasers; 7. Interference of light; 8. Optical interferometry; 9. Coherence; 10. Fiber optics; 11. Fraunhofer diffraction; 12. The diffraction grating; 13. Fresnel diffraction; 14. Matrix treatment of polarization; 15. Production of polarized light; Part II: 16. Holography; 17. Optical detectors and displays; 18. Matrix methods in paraxial optics; 19. Optics of the eye; 20. Aberration theory; 21. Fourier optics; 22. Theory of multilayer films; 23. Fresnel equations; 24. Nonlinear optics and the modulation of light; 25. Optical properties of materials; 26. Laser operation; 27. Characteristics of laser beams; 28. Selected modern applications; References; Answers to selected problems; Index.
Responsibility: Frank L. Pedrotti, Leno M. Pedrotti, Leno S. Pedrotti.

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