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Optics and Vision

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ISBN-10: 0132422239

ISBN-13: 9780132422239

Edition: 1st 1998

Authors: Frank L. Pedrotti, Leno S. Pedrotti, S. J. L. Pedrotti

List price: $160.40
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Description:

Appropriate for introductory optics courses for students of optometry, physics, and engineering. Minimal calculus required. By the authors of the best-selling majors optics text, this new book is designed specifically for a more introductory audience. It is an applications-oriented text that covers a variety of interrelated topics within a study of optics. Under physics and engineering, it provides coverage of lasers and fiber optics, with an emphasis on applications to the optics of vision. For optometry, it includes an introduction to the optics of the eye as well as a presentation basic optics, with chapters such as geometrical optics, interference, diffraction and polarization.
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Book details

List price: $160.40
Edition: 1st
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company
Publication date: 10/22/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.134

List of Tables
Physical Constants
Light and Vision A Historical Perspective
Production and Measurement of Light
Geometrical Optics
The Thick Lens
Vergence and Vision
Cylindrical Lenses and Astigmatism
Aberration Theory
Controlling Light through Optical Systems
Optical Instrumentation
Optics of the Eye
Light as Waves
Lasers and the Eye
Interference Phenomena
Interference Applications
Polarized Light
Fraunhofer Diffraction
Fiber Optics
Answers to Selected Problems
Index