Optics , 11th Edition

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By Mike Freeman, PhD, MPhil, BSc, MInstP(Hon), CGIA and Christopher Hull
ISBN
9780750642484
Publication Date
07-01-2004
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  • Completely updated and revised
  • All illustrations now presented in two colours to aid understanding
  • New colour plate section
  • More information on aspheric lenses and a new chapter on aspheric lenses
  • Many new questions and exercises to aid understanding of the text
  • Complete reordering of the text
  • New glossary
  • Thoroughly updated and revised, this definitive textbook continues to be the best available resource on the theory of optics and applications in optometry, ophthalmology, and vision science. It presents a complete overview of basic topics in optics and provides a strong foundation for further learning.

    Key Features
    • Comprehensive information on optics makes this book the definitive source on the subject.
    • A bright, two-color design enhances the text and aids the reader's understanding.
    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
    ISBN 9780750642484
    Author Information By Mike Freeman, PhD, MPhil, BSc, MInstP(Hon), CGIA, Optics and Vision Limited, Denbigh, ClwydVisiting Professor, Department of Optometry, City University, London and Christopher Hull, Senior Lecturer, Departent of Optometry and Vision Science, City University, London
    Table of Content 1. The basics of light and optical surfaces
    2. Reflection and refraction at plane surfaces
    3. Refraction and reflection at spherical surfaces
    4. Thin lenses
    5. Thick lenses and systems of lenses
    6. Principles of optical instruments
    7. Aberrations and ray tracing
    8. Non-spherical and segmented optical surfaces
    9. The nature of light, light sources and detectors
    10. Radiometry and photometry
    11. Optical materials: interaction of light and matter
    12. Interference and optical films
    13. Diffraction: wavefronts and images
    14. Optical design: forming a good image
    15. The eye as an optical instrument
    Answers to exercises
    Publication Date 07-01-2004
    Pages 576
    Trim 165x234
    Stock Status In Stock
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