The Resource Principles of optics : electromagnetic theory of propagation, interference and diffraction of light, Max Born and Emil Wolf ; with contributions by A.B. Bhatia [and others]

Principles of optics : electromagnetic theory of propagation, interference and diffraction of light, Max Born and Emil Wolf ; with contributions by A.B. Bhatia [and others]

Label
Principles of optics : electromagnetic theory of propagation, interference and diffraction of light
Title
Principles of optics
Title remainder
electromagnetic theory of propagation, interference and diffraction of light
Statement of responsibility
Max Born and Emil Wolf ; with contributions by A.B. Bhatia [and others]
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Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This classic text presents optics deductively as a system based on Maxwell's equations. It deals with those optical phenomena that can be described with the help of a continuous distribution of matter, and provides an overview of optics as a whole
Cataloging source
DLC
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1882-1970
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Born, Max
Index
no index present
LC call number
QC355.2
LC item number
.B67 1999
Literary form
non fiction
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Wolf, Emil
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  • Optics
  • équation Maxwell
  • lumière
  • interférence
  • radiosité
  • champ électromagnétique
  • diffraction
  • tomographie
  • onde électromagnétique
  • théorie dispersion
  • non homogénéité
  • interférométrie
  • polarisation
  • optique géométrique
  • électromagnétisme
  • optique
  • Optique
  • Théorie électromagnétique
  • Optics
  • Lichttheorie
  • Optica
  • Elektromagnetisme
  • Óptica
  • Lumière
  • Diffraction
  • Théorie électromagnétique
  • Interférence (optique)
  • Optique
  • Ondes électromagnétiques
  • Ondes électromagnétiques
  • Ondes
  • Optique
  • Optik
  • Wellenoptik
Label
Principles of optics : electromagnetic theory of propagation, interference and diffraction of light, Max Born and Emil Wolf ; with contributions by A.B. Bhatia [and others]
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Basic properties of the electromagnetic field -- Electromagnetic potentials and polarization -- Foundations of geometrical optics -- Geometrical theory of optical imaging -- Geometrical theory of aberrations -- Image-forming instruments -- Elements of the theory of interference and interferometers -- Elements of the theory of diffraction -- The diffraction theory of aberrations -- Interference and diffraction with partially coherent light -- Rigorous diffraction theory -- Diffraction of light by ultrasonic waves -- Scattering from inhomogeneous media -- Optics of metals -- Optics of crystals -- Appendix 1: The calculus of variations -- Appendix 2: Light optics, electron optics and wave mechanics -- Appendix 3: Asymptotic approximation to integrals -- Appendix 4: The Dirac delta function -- Appendix 5: A mathematical lemma used in rigorous derivation of the Lorentz-Lorentz formula -- Appendix 6: Propagation of discontinuities in an electromagnetic field -- Appendix 7: The circle polynomials of Zernike -- Appendix 8: Proof of an inequality for the spectral degree of coherence -- Appendix 9: Proof of a reciprocity inequality -- Appendix 10: Evaluation of two integrals -- Appendix 11: Energy conservation in scalar wavefields -- Appendix 12: Proof of Jones' lemma
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
7th expanded ed.
Extent
xxxiii, 952 pages
Isbn
9780521642224
Lccn
98049429
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)40200160
  • (OCoLC)ocm40200160
Label
Principles of optics : electromagnetic theory of propagation, interference and diffraction of light, Max Born and Emil Wolf ; with contributions by A.B. Bhatia [and others]
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Basic properties of the electromagnetic field -- Electromagnetic potentials and polarization -- Foundations of geometrical optics -- Geometrical theory of optical imaging -- Geometrical theory of aberrations -- Image-forming instruments -- Elements of the theory of interference and interferometers -- Elements of the theory of diffraction -- The diffraction theory of aberrations -- Interference and diffraction with partially coherent light -- Rigorous diffraction theory -- Diffraction of light by ultrasonic waves -- Scattering from inhomogeneous media -- Optics of metals -- Optics of crystals -- Appendix 1: The calculus of variations -- Appendix 2: Light optics, electron optics and wave mechanics -- Appendix 3: Asymptotic approximation to integrals -- Appendix 4: The Dirac delta function -- Appendix 5: A mathematical lemma used in rigorous derivation of the Lorentz-Lorentz formula -- Appendix 6: Propagation of discontinuities in an electromagnetic field -- Appendix 7: The circle polynomials of Zernike -- Appendix 8: Proof of an inequality for the spectral degree of coherence -- Appendix 9: Proof of a reciprocity inequality -- Appendix 10: Evaluation of two integrals -- Appendix 11: Energy conservation in scalar wavefields -- Appendix 12: Proof of Jones' lemma
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
7th expanded ed.
Extent
xxxiii, 952 pages
Isbn
9780521642224
Lccn
98049429
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)40200160
  • (OCoLC)ocm40200160

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