This new volume adds to a set representing the most comprehensive collection of descriptive material and tabulated data about optics ever assembled! Its 38 all-new chapters - contributed by the most widely respected names in the field - give you instant access to reliable information concerning rapidly expanding areas of modern optics. Prepared under the auspices of the Optical Society of America, this definitive work includes all the information you need to start solving problems in optics, from design of optical systems to day-to-day laboratory research and development.This volume contains a new index covering all four volumes, extensive chapter glossaries, and a wealth of current references to guide you to even more sources of information. Volume III: "Classical, Vision, and X-Ray Optics" includes articles that cover: capillary optics, x-ray telescopes, x-ray microscopes, and film coatings; a broad range of applications from biological waveguides and adaptive optics to issues concerning computer and head-mounted displays; optics for virtual reality, biomedicine, and lithography; and advances in diffractive optics, photographic film, CCDs and image detectors, IR telescopes, and radio telescopes. The Optical Society of America is dedicated to advancing study, teaching, research, and engineering in optics.
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The Optical Society of America (Washington, DC) is a professional society dedicated to serving optics professionals and academics, in the U.S. and around the world. Michael Bass is Professor of Optics, Physics and Electrical and Computer Engineering at the School of Optics/Center for Research and Education in Optics and Lasers at the University of Central Florida. He received his B.S. in physics from Carnegie-Mellon, and his M.S. and Ph.D. in physics from the University of Michigan. Eric W. van Stryland is a Professor of Optics, Physics and Electrical and Computer Engineering at the School of Optics/Center for Research and Education in Optics and Lasers at the University of Central Florida. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Arizona. Jay M. Enoch is a Professor at the Graduate School and Dean Emeritus, School of Optometry, University of California at Berkeley. He is also a Professor at the Department of Ophthalmology, University of California at San Francisco. He received his B.S. in Optics and Optometry from Columbia University and his Ph.D. in Physiological Optics from Ohio State University. William L. Wolfe is a Professor Emeritus at the Optical Sciences Center, University of Arizona. He received his B.S. in physics from Bucknell University, and his M.S. in physics and M.S.E. in electrical engineering from the University of Michigan.
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Professional, 2000. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 71354085
Book Description McGraw-Hill Professional, 2000. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0071354085