Optics

An Introduction

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April 2020
9781938549700
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    Mercury Learning & Information
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    29th April
  • ISBN 9781938549700
  • Language English
  • Pages 516 pp.
  • Size 7" x 9"
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April 2020
9781683922971
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    Mercury Learning & Information
  • Published
    9th April
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  • Language English
  • Pages 516 pp.
  • Size 7" x 9"
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This book deals with the basic concepts of geometrical and physical optics, including lasers and fiber optics. It contains numerous diagrams, worked-out examples, and related questions-answers to help readers in the comprehension and appreciation of the concepts.

Features:

- Covers basic concepts of geometrical and physical optics, including lasers, fiber optics, and sensors

- Balances theoretical concepts with numerous diagrams, examples, and applications

Optics: An Introduction covers the basics of geometrical and physical optics and serves as an excellent course textbook or self-study accompaniment for college-level students of science and optical technology. Its question-and-answer format, exercises, practical, real-world applications and examples, and supporting mathematical examples and diagrams accompany discussions of different lens systems, pros and cons of their applications, common problems and solutions, and experiments relating to studying these systems. The comprehensive, in-depth approach to topics leaves no gaps in knowledge, including newer technologies such as fiber optics alongside discussions of the latest best practices and applications in the optics industry as a whole."

- Midwest Book Review

1: Theory of Light

2: Reflection and Refraction

3: Refraction at a Spherical Surface

4: Aberrations of Optical Images

5: Optical Instruments

6: Nature of Light and Simple Harmonic Motion

7: Wave Motion and Light Waves

8: Huygens's Principle

9: Interference of Light

10: Diffraction of Light

11: Polarization of Light

12: Lasers

13: Fiber Optics and Sensors

Appendices

Index

Sarhan M. Musa

Sarhan M. Musa, PhD teaches numerous courses at Texas A&M Prairie View and is the author of several books including Computational Nanophotonics (CRC Press) and Finite Element Analysis (MLI).