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Classical Introduction to Optics by Pedrotti, Pedrotti and Pedrotti

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  1. Jan 24, 2013 #1


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    Contents (from 3rd edition)

    Part 1

    • Nature of Light
    • Geometrical Optics
    • Optical Instrumentation
    • Wave Equations
    • Superposition of Waves
    • Properties of Lasers
    • Interference of Light
    • Optical Interferometry
    • Coherence
    • Fiber Optics
    • Fraunhofer Diffraction
    • The Diffraction Grating
    • Fresnel Diffraction
    • Matrix Treatment of Polarization
    • Production of Polarized Light

    Part 2

    • Holography
    • Optical Detectors and Displays
    • Matrix Methods in Paraxial Optics
    • Optics of the Eye
    • Aberration Theory
    • Fourier Optics
    • Theory of Multilayer Films
    • Fresnel Equations
    • Nonlinear Optics and the Modulation of Light
    • Optical Properties of Materials
    • Laser Operation
    • Characteristics of Laser Beams
    • Selected Modern Applications
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