Princeton University Library Catalog

Optics for technicians / Max J. Reidl.

Author:
Riedl, Max J. [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • Bellingham, Washington : SPIE, 2015.
  • ©2015
Description:
1 online resource (196 pages) : illustrations.
Series:
SPIE Press monograph ; PM258. [More in this series]
Summary note:
This book is an introduction to optics and optical fabrication that provides technicians with simple explanations supported by illustrations and diagrams. Detailed examples and calculations are also included. The behavior and performance of optical elements as individual components and as members of complete systems are discussed and evaluated. Further topics include the manufacturing, testing, and mounting of optical elements; two-element systems; optical coatings; and aberrations.
Notes:
Includes index.
Source of description:
Title from PDF title page (SPIE eBooks Website, viewed 2015-07-15).
Contents:
Preface -- 1. Light: What is it and how is it directed? -- 2. Optical elements -- 3. "Thin lens" concept -- 4. Primary aberrations -- 5. Stops, pupils, and windows -- 6. Two-element systems -- 7. Aspheres, gradient index lenses, and optical path length -- 8. Diffraction limit, resolution, and modulation transfer function -- 9. Optical coatings -- 10. Manufacturing processes -- 11. Optical bench -- 12. Mounting optical components -- 13. Exercises with elaborations -- Index.
Subject(s):
Optics [Browse]
ISBN:
  • 9781628416633 (electronic)
  • 1628416637 (electronic)
  • (print)
  • 1628418214
  • 9781628418217
Doi:
  • 10.1117/3.2197595
Publisher:
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