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Author Graham-Smith, Francis, 1923-

Title Optics and photonics : an introduction.

Published Chichester : Wiley, [2007]
©2007

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM ERC  535 GRAH    AVAILABLE
Edition 2nd ed. / F. Graham-Smith, Terry A. King, Dan Wilkins.
Physical description x, 506 pages, 8 unnumbered pages plates : illustrations (some colour) ; 25 cm
Notes Previous ed.: 2000, by Francis Graham Smith and Terry King.
Contents 1. Light as waves, rays and photons -- 2. Geometric optics -- 3. Optical instruments -- 4. Periodic and non-periodic waves -- 5. Electromagnetic waves -- 6. Fibre and waveguide optics -- 7. Polarization of light -- 8. Interference -- 9. Interferometry : length, angle and rotation -- 10. Diffraction -- 11. The diffraction grating and its applications -- 12. Spectra and spectrometry -- 13. Coherence and correlation -- 14. Holography -- 15. Lasers -- 16. Laser light -- 17. Semiconductors and semiconductor lasers -- 18. Sources of light -- 19. Interaction of light with matter -- 20. The detection of light -- 21. Optics and photonics in nature -- App. Radiometry and photometry -- App. Refractive indices of common materials -- App. Spectral lineshapes and linewidths.
Summary "The second edition of this successful textbook provides a clear, well-written introduction to both the fundamental principles of optics and the key aspects of photonics to show how the subject has developed in the last few decades, leading to many modern applications. The book thus provides a complete undergraduate course on optics in a single integrated text. The new edition has been completely updated."--BOOK JACKET.
Other author King, Terry A.
Wilkins, Dan, 1947-
Subject Optics -- Textbooks.
Photonics -- Textbooks.
ISBN 9780470017838 (hbk. : acid-free paper)
9780470017845 (paperback: acid-free paper)