The latest edition in the field of physical optics incorporates revisions to the text and illustrations, as well as references to recent contributions to the literature. The historical introduction is followed by detailed information clearly presented on all aspects of the subject including basic properties of the electromagnetic field, geometrical theory of optical imaging, elements of the theory of aberrations and the optics of crystals.
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"Principles of Optics is a great book, the seventh edition is a fine one, and if you work in the field you probably ought to own it." Physics Today
Principles of Optics is one of the classic science books of the twentieth century, and probably the most influential book in optics published in the past 40 years. The new edition of this standard reference will continue to be invaluable to advanced undergraduates, graduate students and researchers working in most areas of optics.
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Book Description Pergamon Pr, 1981. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 6th. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0080264824
Book Description Pergamon Pr, 1981. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110080264824