Handbook of Optical Systems, Physical Image Formation

Handbook of Optical Systems, Physical Image Formation

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The state-of-the-art full-colored handbook gives in six volumes a comprehensive introduction to the principles and the practice of calculation, layout and understanding of optical systems and lens design. Written by reputed industrial experts in the field the user is introduced to the basic properties of optical systems, aberration theory, classification and characterization of systems, advanced simulation models, measuring of system quality and manufacturing issues. More than 3, 000 full-colored illustrations and images support the reader and supply an easy understanding of complex optical systems and optical modeling. Volume 1: Fundamentals of Technical Optics Volume 2: Physical Image Formation Volume 3: Aberration Theory and Correction of Optical Systems Volume 4: Survey of Optical Instruments Volume 5: Metrology of Optical Components and Systems Volume 6: Advances Physical Optics In this volume Volume 2 continues the introduction given in volume 1 with the more advanced texts about the foundations of image formation. Emphasis is placed on an intuitive while theoretically exact presentation. Totally more 400 color graphs and selected references on the end of each chapter support this undertaking. From the contents: 17 Wave equation 18 Diffraction 19 Interference and coherence 20 Imaging 21 Imaging with partial coherence 22 Three dimensional imaging 23 Polarization 24 Polarization and optical imaging A1 Mathematical appendix25-3 G.Toraldo di Francia, Nuovo Cimento 9, Suppl., 426 (1952), Super-gain antennas and optical resolving power. 25-4 S. ... 25-13 Melles Griot Optics Guide, www.mellesgriot.com 25-14 M. Born and E. Wolf, Principles of Optics (Cambridge anbsp;...

Title:Handbook of Optical Systems, Physical Image Formation
Author:Wolfgang Singer, Michael Totzeck, Herbert Gross
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2006-05-12


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