Handbook of Optics, Third Edition Volume II: Design, Fabrication and Testing, Sources and Detectors…

Hardcover | October 13, 2009

byMichael Bass, Casimer Decusatis, Jay Enoch

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The most comprehensive and up-to-date optics resource available

Prepared under the auspices of the Optical Society of America, the five carefully architected and cross-referenced volumes of the Handbook of Optics, Third Edition, contain everything a student, scientist, or engineer requires to actively work in the field. From the design of complex optical systems to world-class research and development methods, this definitive publication provides unparalleled access to the fundamentals of the discipline and its greatest minds.

Individual chapters are written by the world's most renowned experts who explain, illustrate, and solve the entire field of optics. Each volume contains a complete chapter listing for the entire Handbook, extensive chapter glossaries, and a wealth of references. This pioneering work offers unprecedented coverage of optics data, techniques, and applications.

Volume II covers design, fabrications, testing, sources, detectors, radiometry, and photometry.

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The most comprehensive and up-to-date optics resource availablePrepared under the auspices of the Optical Society of America, the five carefully architected and cross-referenced volumes of the Handbook of Optics, Third Edition, contain everything a student, scientist, or engineer requires to actively work in the field. From the design ...

The Optical Society of America is a professional society dedicated to serving optics professionals and academics, in the U.S. and around the world. Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Michael Bass is professor emeritus at the University of Central Florida's Center for Research and Education in Optics and Lasers (CREOL).Associate Editors: Dr. Casimer ...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:9.5 × 7.5 × 1.83 inPublished:October 13, 2009Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Contributors; Brief Contents of All Volumes;Editors' Preface;Preface to Volume II;Glossary and Fundamental Constants;Part 1: Design;Chapter 1. Techniques of First-Order Layout;Chapter 2. Aberration Curves in Lens Design;Chapter 3. Optical Design Software;Chapter 4. Optical Specifications;Chapter 5. Tolerancing Techniques;Chapter 6. Mounting Optical Components;Chapter 7. Control of Stray Light;Chapter 8. Thermal Compensation Techniques;Part 2: Fabrication;Chapter 9. Optical Fabrication;Chapter 10. Fabrication of Optics by Diamond Tuning; Part 3: Testing;Chapter 11. Orthonormal Polynomials in Wavefront Analysis;Chapter 12. Optical Metrology;Chapter 13. Optical Testing;Chapter 14. Use of Computer-Generated Holograms in Optical Testing;Part 4: Sources;Chapter 15. Artificial Sources;Chapter 16. Lasers;Chapter 17. Light-Emitting Diodes;Chapter 18. High-Brightness Visible LEDs;Chapter 19. Semiconductor Lasers;Chapter 20. Ultrashort Optical Sources and Applications;Chapter 21. Attosecond Optics;Chapter 22. Laser Stabilization;Chapter 23. Quantum Theory of the Laser;Part 5: Detectors;Chapter 24. Photodetectors;Chapter 25. Photodetection;Chapter 26. High-Speed Photodetectors;Chapter 27. Signal Detection and Analysis;Chapter 28. Thermal Detectors; Part 6: Imaging Detectors;Chapter 29. Photographic Films; Chapter 30. Photographic Materials; Chapter 31. Image Tube Intensified Electronic Imaging;Chapter 32. Visible Array Detectors;Chapter 33. Infrared Detector Arrays;Part 7: Radiometry and Photometry;Chapter 34. Radiometry and Photometry; Chapter 35. Measurement of Transmission, Absorption, Emission, and Reflection;Chapter 36. Radiometry and Photometry: Units and Conversions;Chapter 37. Radiometry and Photometry for Vision Optics;Chapter 38. Spectroradiometry;Chapter 39. Nonimaging Optics: Concentration and Illumination;Chapter 40. Lighting and Applications;Index