Modern optical engineering: the design of optical systems

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McGraw-Hill, 1990 - Technology & Engineering - 524 pages
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This is a complete update of the 1966 classic on the design of optical systems, a comprehensive reference book for the practicing engineer or scientist who requires a broad knowledge of current optical systems & their design. All chapters of their perennial seller is updated in this edition. Additional topics featured includes: fiber optics, information on thin films, & CAD systems information. A volume in McGraw-Hill's Optical & Electro-Optical Engineering Series.

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General Principles
1
Image Formation FirstOrder Optics
19
Aberrations
57
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Warren J. Smith is Chief Scientist at Kaiser Electro-Optics as well as an independent consultant. He is the author of three prior books on lens design, including the first edition of this one, and the classics, "Modern Optical Engineering" and "Practical Optical System Layout". He lives in Carlsbad, California.

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