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ISBN-10: 0073380482

ISBN-13: 9780073380483

Edition: 2010

Authors: Ajoy Ghatak

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Opticsgives a comprehensive and balanced account of traditional optics as well as some of the recent developments in this field while meeting the requirements of a course on optics meant for undergraduate students of science and engineering.
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Book details

List price: $249.33
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 3/23/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 560
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.508

K. Thyagarajan, PHD, is Professor in the Department of Physics at the Indian Institute of Technology at New Delhi. He is a recipient of the 1997 Lucent Technologies Finolex-Voice & Data Fibre Optic Person of the Year Award.Ajoy Ghatak, PHD, is currently Distinguished Research Fellow at Disha Academy of Research and Education in Raipur. Professor Ghatak is a recipient of the 2003 Esther Hoffman Beller Award (instituted by The Optical Society of America) in recognition of his outstanding contributions to optical science and engineering education. Both men are Fellows of the Optical Society of America and have co-authored five previous books.

History of Optics
What is Light
Geometrical Optics
Fermat's Principal and Its Application
Refraction And Reflection By Spherical Surfaces
The Matrix Method In Paraxial Optics
Vibrations and Waves
Simple Harmonic Motion, Forced Vibrations And Origin Of Refractive Index
Fourier Series and Applications
The Dirac Delta Function And Fourier Transforms
Group Velocity And Pulse Dispersion
Wave Propagation And The Wave Equation
Huygens’ Principle And Its Applications
Superposition Of Waves
Two Beam Interference By Division Of Wavefront
Interference By Division Of Amplitude
Multiple Beam Interferometry
Fraunhofer Diffraction: I
Fraunhofer Diffraction: II And Fourier Optics
Fresnel Diffraction
Electromagnetic Character of Light
Polarization And Double Refraction
Electromagnetic Waves
Reflection and Refraction of Electromagnetic Waves
The Particle Nature of Radiation
Lasers and Fiber Optics
Lasers: An Introduction
Optical Waveguides I: Optical Fiber Basics using Ray Optics
Optical Waveguides II: Basic Waveguide Theory and Concept of Modes
Optical Waveguides III: Single-Mode Fibers
Special Theory of Relativity
Special Theory of Relativity I: Time Dilation and Length Contraction
Special Theory of Relativity II: Mass-Energy Relation and Lorentz Transformations
Gamma Functions and Integrals Involving Gaussian Functions
Evaluation of the Integral
The Reflectivity of a Fiber Bragg Grating
Diffraction of a Gaussian Beam
TE and TM Modes in Planar Waveguides
Solution for the Parabolic Index Waveguide
Invariance of the Wave Equation Under Lorentz Transformation