Modern Optical Engineering: The Design of Optical Systems (The McGraw-Hill optical & electro-optical engineering series)

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9780070591745: Modern Optical Engineering: The Design of Optical Systems (The McGraw-Hill optical & electro-optical engineering series)

A revised version of a text which was first published in 1966. The book is designed as a general reference book for engineers and assumes a broad knowledge of current optical systems and their design. Additional topics include fibre optics, thin films and CAD systems.

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A classic engineering reference that sold over 11,000 copies in its 2nd edition and hasn't been revised in a decade, this book is it's field's standard reference, no contest. At long last it's being revised to cover an entire decade's worth of optical and lens advances. Contains a cd-rom.

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"The most valuable reference text available today to those working in the field."
--Bruce H. Walker, Walker Associates, Southampton, MA

"An enduring classic standard text because of Smith's style and ability to explain optical concepts."
--R.R. Shannon, Professor Emeritus, Optical Sciences Center, University of Arizona; author of The Art and Science of Optical Design Smith's Classic, for Millennium Three

The book that both experts and neophytes turn to first, Warren J. Smith's revered Modern Optical Engineering is now updated with the latest applications, tools, and techniques--plus new insights from the master. It's a resource that anyone interested in optics won't want to miss.

NEW IN THIS EDITION
*Expanded coverage of diffractive and replicated optics
*Lens design in depth
*Testing and fabrication updates
*Updates on IR and illumination systems, detectors, scanners, and image quality
*More on radiometry
*Computer aids*Wave front aberration verses PSF and Strehe ratio
*Smith's own "Rules of Thumb"
*Current developments
*Electronic version of the complete book on CD-ROM

A volume in the McGraw-Hill Series on Optical and Electro-Optical Engineering.

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