ISBN 9789332534995,Introduction to Optics

Introduction to Optics



Pearson Education

Publication Year 2014

ISBN 9789332534995

ISBN-10 9332534993

Paper Back

Edition 3rd
Number of Pages 672 Pages
Language (English)

Basic Sciences

The text is a comprehensive and up-to-date introduction to optics suitable for one- or two-term intermediate and upper level undergraduate physics and engineering students. The reorganized table of contents provides instructors the flexibility to tailor the chapters to meet their individual needs.
Chapter 1 Nature of Light
Chapter 2 Geometrical Optics
Chapter 3 Optical Instrumentation
Chapter 4 Properties of Lasers
Chapter 5 Wave Equations
Chapter 6 Superposition of Waves
Chapter 7 Interference of Light
Chapter 8 Optical Interferometry
Chapter 9 Coherence
Chapter 10 Fiber Optics
Chapter 11 Fraunhofer Diffraction
Chapter 12 The Diffraction Grating
Chapter 13 Fresnel Diffraction
Chapter 14 Matrix Treatment of Polarization
Chapter 15 Production of Polarized Light
Chapter 16 Holography
Chapter 17 Optical Detectors and Displays
Chapter 18 Matrix Methods in Paraxial Optics
Chapter 19 Optics of the Eye
Chapter 20 Aberration Theory
Chapter 21 Fourier Optics
Chapter 22 Theory of Multilayer Films
Chapter 23 Fresnel Equations
Chapter 24 Nonlinear Optics and the Modulation of Light
Chapter 25 Optical Properties of Materials
Chapter 26 Laser Operation
Chapter 27 Characteristics of Laser Beams