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Author: Eugene Hecht; Alfred Zając
Publisher: Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley Pub. Co., ©1987.
Series: Addison-Wesley world student series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats

A comprehensive study of the field of optics.


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Eugene Hecht; Alfred Zając
ISBN: 020111609X 9780201116090 0201116111 9780201116113
OCLC Number: 13761389
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: x, 676 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: A brief history --
The mathematics of wave motion --
Electromagnetic theory, photons and light --
The propagation of light --
Geometrical optics: paraxial theory --
More on geometrical optics --
The superimposition of waves --
Polarization --
Interference --
Diffraction --
Fourier optics --
Basics of coherence theory --
Some aspects of the quantum nature of light --
Sundry topics from contemporary optics.
Series Title: Addison-Wesley world student series.
Responsibility: Eugene Hecht, with contributions by Alfred Zajac.


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