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Optics

An Introduction

A. Srivastava (author) Sarhan M. Musa (author)

ISBN: 9781938549700

Publication Date: Apr 2020

Format: Mixed media product

Deals with the concepts of geometrical and physical optics and covers lasers, holography, and fibre optics. The book contains numerous diagrams, worked-out examples, and related questions-answers to help students in the comprehension and appreciation of the concepts.
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This book deals with the concepts of geometrical and physical optics and covers lasers, holography, and fiber optics. It contains numerous diagrams, worked-out examples, and related questions-answers to help students in the comprehension and appreciation of the concepts. A companion disc with animations, 4-color figures, etc., is included.
Illustrations Includes DVD
Pages 750
Dimensions 229 x 178
Date Published 30 Apr 2020
Publisher Mercury Learning and Information
Subject/s Applied optics   Optical physics  
  • 1) A Brief Review of the Theory of Light
  • 2) Reflection and Refraction
  • 3) Refraction at Spherical Surface
  • 4) Aberrations of Optical Images
  • 5) Optical Instruments
  • 6) Nature of Light
  • 7) Simple Harmonic Motion
  • 8) Wave Motion
  • 9) Light Waves
  • 10) Huygens' Principle and Its Applications
  • 11) Interference of Light (Division of Wavefront)
  • 12) Interference of Light (Division of Amplitude)
  • 13) Diffraction of Light (Fresnel Class)
  • 14) Diffraction of Light (Fraunhofer Class)
  • 15) Resolving Power
  • 16) Polarization of Light
  • 17) Production and Analysis of Polarized Light Optical Activity
  • 18) Electromagnetic Nature of Light
  • 19) Quantum Nature of Light
  • 20) Origin of Spectra
  • 21) Matter Waves
  • 22) Elements of Crystal Structure
  • 23) Matrix Presentation of Polarized Light: Jones' Vector and Jones' Matrix
  • 24) Lasers and Its Applications
  • 25) Fiber Optics and Sensors
  • 26) Holography
A. Srivastava has over 30 research publications and a patent to her credit. She co-authored books on Mechanics, Optics, and Practical Physics.

Sarhan M. Musa holds a PhD in electrical engineering and is currently an associate professor in the engineering technology department at Prairie View A&M University, Texas.

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