Optics: Light for a New Age

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Scribner, 1987 - Science - 170 pages
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Young adult introduction to optics and light, including what light is and does, simple optics and how they work, the eye, light sources, light detection and robot vision, infrared and ultraviolet light, Optical instruments, cameras and television, fiber optics, light and life, ray guns and reality. 

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Contents

Optics and Light
1
What Light Is and Does
7
Simple Optics and How They Work
18
Copyright

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About the author (1987)

Jeff Hecht writes about science and technology. His books include Understanding Lasers, Understanding Fiber Optics, Optics: Light for a New Age; City of Light: The Story of Fiber Optics; Vanishing Life - the Mystery of Mass Extinctions; Shifting Shores - Rising Sea Level and Coastal Erosion; and Laser pioneers. He writes regularly for New Scientist and Laser Focus World.

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