ISBN 9788120341890,Fundamentals Of Optics

Fundamentals Of Optics



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PHI learning Pvt Ltd

Publication Year 2010

ISBN 9788120341890

ISBN-10 8120341899


Number of Pages 448 Pages
Language (English)

Engineering: general

Intended as a textbook for undergraduate students of physics, this book provides a sound understanding of the fundamental concepts of optics. The book covers a wide range of interesting topics such as Fermat's principle, geometrical and fibre optics, dispersion, interference, diffraction and polarization of light waves, optical instruments, lens aberrations and holography. It also discusses principles, types and components of lasers, electromagnetic waves, photoconductivity and photovoltaics. The topics are dealt with in a well-organized sequence with proper explanations along with simple mathematical formulations. Key Features : Explains the concepts through extensive use of line drawings. Gives derivations of essential relations in full. Provides several solved illustrative examples to help students comprehend the concepts with ease. Includes multiple choice questions and theoretical questions to help students check their understanding of the subject matter. Contains numerical problems with answers to build problem-solving skills.

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