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A book on physical optics

  1. Oct 12, 2012 #1
    Can any one tell me a self teaching book or lecture notes on physical optics which has all the concept written in very clear and simple way with lots of example and all the related derivation done in step by step manner . As I am not so familiar with this subject but I want to start it so a good book is really needed . Thanks in advance
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  3. Oct 13, 2012 #2
    Principles of Optics: Electromagnetic Theory of Propagation, Interference and Diffraction of Light ---By Max Born

    Modern Optics (Dover Books on Physics) gives a detailed math overview of Optics as a whole. Its only downfall is that their are not many illustrations (if you are visual learner)
  4. Oct 14, 2012 #3
    thanks but can you suggest me some book which has great visual illustration
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