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    Author Hecht, Eugene

    Title Optics / Eugene Hecht
    Imprint Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley, c2002

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    Edition 4th ed
    Descript vi, 698 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
    Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 685-688) and index
    Contents A brief history -- Wave motion -- Electromagnetic theory, photons, and light -- The propagation of light -- Geometrical optics -- More on geometrical optics -- The superposition of waves -- Polarization -- Interference -- Diffraction -- Fourier optics -- Basics of coherence theory -- Modern optics : lasers and other topics
    Summary Accurate, comprehensive and precise, this revision provides students with the most up-to-date coverage of optics. Responsive to students' needs, the focus of the revision was to fine-tune the pedagogy, modernize the discourse, and update the content. This book continues the gradually modernizing treatment of the previous edition by imparting an appreciation of the central role of atomic scattering, providing an understanding of the insightful perspective offered by the Fourier Theory, and by, from the outset, explicating the underlying quantum mechanical nature of light. Additionally, Hecht addresses all of today's significant technological advances
    Subject Optics
    Light
    Physics
    Wave motion, Theory of
    Electromagnetic theory
    Cohenence (Optics)
    Optics and Photonics
    ISBN/ISSN 0805385665 (hc.)
    9780805385663 (hc.)


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    Le Moyne Bookstacks   QC355.3 .H43 2002 AVAILABLE