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Concepts of classical optics / John Strong ; illustrations by Roger Hayward.


San Francisco : W.H. Freeman, 1958.
ISBN 9780716703013, 0716703017

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Subjects Optica.
Optik.
Optique physique.
Physical optics.
Description xxi, 692 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Copyright Date 1958.
Notes Includes index.
Contents Light as wave motion -- Superposition of wave motions -- Electromagnetic waves -- Interaction of light and matter -- Velocities and scattering of light -- Polarized light and dielectric boundaries -- Double refraction--calcite and quartz -- Interference of two sources laterally separated -- Fresnel diffraction -- Fraunhofer diffraction -- Coherent sources separated in depth -- Applications of physical optics -- Images of points by single surfaces -- Images of points by systems of surfaces -- Magnification, aperture, and field -- Image defects -- Appendix A. Applications of interferometry / by W. Ewart Williams -- Appendix B. Interferometers / by J. Dyson -- Appendix C. The KoĢˆsters double-image prism / by J.B. Saunders -- Appendix D. Interferometry with Savart's plate / by A.C.S. van Heel -- Appendix E. Apodization / by Pierre Jacquinot -- Appendix F. Application of Fourier transformations in optics: interferometric spectroscopy / by George A. Vanasse and John Strong -- Appendix G. Some modern concepts of light / by L. Witten -- Appendix H. The speed of light / by C. Harvey Palmer, Jr. -- Appendix I. Radiation detectors and measuring devices / by Harold W. Yates -- Appendix J. Microwave experiments and their optical analogues / by Gordon Ferrie Hull, Jr. -- Appendix K. The wave theory of microscopic image formation / by F. Zernike -- Appendix L. Modern trends in methods of lens design / by M. Herzberger -- Appendix M. Graphical ray tracing / by E.W. Silvertooth -- Appendix N. Fiber optics / by Narinder S. Kapany -- Appendix O. Optical filters / by Robert G. Greenler -- Appendix P. Diffraction gratings / by R.P. Madden and John Strong -- Appendix Q. Mathematical review / by Trevor Williams.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)535613
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