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Optics of the human eye

Author: David A Atchison; George Smith
Publisher: Oxford : Butterworth-Heinemann, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : ReprView all editions and formats
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Divided into 5 sections, this book covers: basic optical structure of the human eye; image formation and refraction of the eye; interactions between light and the eye, considering transmission,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David A Atchison; George Smith
ISBN: 0750637757 9780750637756
OCLC Number: 315499621
Description: XII, 269 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: Section 1: Basic optical structure of the human eye; The human eye - an overview; Refracting components - cornea and lens; The pupil; Axes of the eye; Paraxial schematic eyes; Section 2: Image formation and refraction; Image formation - the focused paraxial image; Refractice anomalies; Measuring refractive errors; Image formation - the defocused paraxial image; Some optical effects of ophthalmic lenses; Section 3 - Light and the eye; Light and the eye - introduction; Passage of light into the eye; Light level at the retina; Light interaction with the fundus; Section 4 - Aberrations and retinal image quality; Monochromatic aberrations; Monochromatic aberrations of schematic eyes; Chromatic aberrations; Retinal image quality; Section 5 - Miscellaneous; Depth-of-field; The ageing eye; Appendices; A1 Paraxial optics; A2 Introduction to aberration theory; A3 Schematic eyes; A4 Calculation of PSF and OTF from aberrations of an optical system 259; Index.
Responsibility: David A. Atchison ; George Smith.

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..".here is an excellent reference text for visual scientists, optical manufacturers and designers of devices for visual observation" Professor Robert Fletcher, Optical Practitioner, September 2000

 
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