Optical Principles and Technology for Engineers

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CRC Press, Apr 23, 1996 - Science - 360 pages
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Discussing the principles of physical and geometrical optics from an engineering point of view, this book explains current optical technology and the applications of optical methods in a wide variety of fields, from astronomy and agriculture to medicine and semiconductors. It offers guidance in the selection of optical components for the construction of bread-board models using commercially available, standard components, and provides immediately useful equations without unnecessary mathematical derivations.
 

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Contents

Preface
1
Physical Optics
15
Geometrical Optics
33
Lenses
45
Mirrors
83
Prisms
101
Light Guides
125
Filters
133
Radiation Detectors
155
Optical Systems
169
Experimental Optics
223
Optics in Industry and Technology
231
Optical Design
279
Appendix A Suppliers of Optical Components
305
Appendix B Refractive Indices of Optical Materials
309
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Radiation Sources
141

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James E. Stewart is a Physicist and Optical Consultant at Saratoga Optics, Saratoga, California.

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