Principles of optics [E-Book] / Max Born and Emil Wolf ; with contibutions by A.B. Bhatia [and others] ; foreword by Sir Peter Knight.
Born, Max, (author)
Wolf, Emil, (author)
Seventh (expanded) anniversary edition, 60th anniversary edition.
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2019
1 online resource (xl, 952 pages)
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Table of 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
  • Appendices.