Optics

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Butterworth-Heinemann, 2003 - Medical - 563 pages
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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.

  • 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.


  • Completely updated and revised to present the latest information in the field.
  • All illustrations are now highlighted with a second color to aid understanding.
  • A new color plate section provides clear, excellent-quality photographs to vividly illustrate important concepts.
  • More information is included on aspheric lenses, with a new chapter on aspheric lenses.
  • Many new questions and exercises reinforce important points and help readers understand the material.
  • The contents have been entirely reorganized for a more logical, easy-to-follow approach.
  • A new glossary defines all key terms from the chapters for convenient reference.

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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. 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. Completely updated and revised to present the latest information in the field. All illustrations are now highlighted with a second color to aid understanding. A new color plate section provides clear, excellent-quality photographs to vividly illustrate important concepts. More information is included on aspheric lenses, with a new chapter on aspheric lenses. Many new questions and exercises reinforce important points and help readers understand the material. The contents have been entirely reorganized for a more logical, easy-to-follow approach. A new glossary defines all key terms from the chapters for convenient reference. 

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M.H. Freeman was born and raised in Waldorf, MD and currently resides in Spotsylvania, VA. He spends his free time writing, playing chess and poker, and both sharing his own and enjoying others' wonderful poetry at a local Fredericksburg, VA poetry open mic/slam. You can follow his day-to-day writing through his Tumblr blog: www.raisethecurve.com

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