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Handbook of Optical Systems, Volume 1: Fundamentals of Technical Optics

Handbook of Optical Systems, Volume 1: Fundamentals of Technical Optics

Herbert Gross (Editor)

ISBN: 978-3-527-69922-3 September 2015 848 Pages

Description

The state-of-the-art full-colored handbook gives 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, this text introduces the user to the basic properties of optical systems, aberration theory, classification and characterization of systems, advanced simulation models, measuring of system quality and manufacturing issues.

In this Volume

Volume 1 gives a general introduction to the field of technical optics. Although part of the series, it acts as a fully selfstanding book. With more than 700 full color graphs and it is a intuitive introduction for the beginner and a comprehensive reference for the professional.

Table of Contents

 1 Introduction
 2 Paraxial optics
 3 Dielectric interfaces
 4 Materials
 5 Raytracing
 6 Photometry
 7 Lightsources
 8 Sensors and receivers
 9 Theory of color
 10 Optical systems
 11 Aberrations
 12 Waveoptics
 13 Plates and prisms
 14 Gratings
 15 Special components
 16 Testing

Other Volumes

Volume 2: Physical Image Formation
Volume 3: Aberration Theory and Correction of Optical Systems
Volume 4: Survey of Optical Instruments
Volume 5: Advanced Physical Optics

Vol 1 : Fundamentals of Technical Optics
1 Introduction
2 Paraxial optics
3 Dielectric interfaces
4 Materials
5 Raytracing
6 Photometry
7 Lightsources
8 Sensors and receivers
9 Theory of color
10 Optical systems
11 Aberrations
12 Waveoptics
13 Plates and prisms
14 Gratings
15 Special components
16 Testing
"... the first of a six-volume series intended to provide a comprehensive understanding of the principles governing the design and simulation of optical systems ... recommended."
CHOICE

"...a compendium of information that would be of interest to optical engineering, physicists and others."
American Reference Books Annual

"The first two out of six volumes of the series Handbook of optical systems comes with more than 800 fullcoloured illustrations and images for an easy understanding of complex optical systems. [...] This series can be used by professionals as a comprehensive reference as well as an introduction for beginners in technicaloptics."
Colloid Polym Sci