Field guide to geometrical optics / John E. Greivenkamp.

Field guide to geometrical optics / John E. Greivenkamp.

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Greivenkamp, John E.
Bellingham, Wash. : SPIE Press, ©2004.
xii, 117 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
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QC381.G73 2004z
Spiral bound.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 107-109) and index.
This Field guide derives from the treatment of geometrical optics that has evolved from both the undergraduate and graduate programs at the Optical Sciences Center at the University of Arizona. The development is both rigorous and complete, and it features a consistent notation and sign convention. This volume covers Gaussian imagery, paraxial optics, first-order optical system design, system examples, illumination, chromatic effects, and an introduction to aberrations. The appendices provide supplemental material on radiometry and photometry, the human eye, and several other topics.
Online version available.
Fundamentals of geometrical optics: Sign conventions --
Basic concepts --
Optical path length --
Refraction and reflection --
Optical spaces --
Gaussian optics --
Refractive and reflective surfaces --
Newtonian equations --
Gaussian equations --
Longitudinal magnification --
Nodal points --
Object-image zones --
Gaussian reduction --
Thick and thin lenses --
Vertex distances --
Thin lens imaging --
Object-image conjugates --
Afocal systems --
Paraxial optics --
Paraxial raytrace --
YNU raytrace worksheet --
Cassegrain objective example --
Stops and pupils --
Marginal and chief rays --
Pupil locations --
Field of view --
Lagrange invariant --
Numerical aperture and F-number --
Ray bundles --
Vignetting --
More vignetting --
Telecentricity --
Double telecentricity --
Depth of focus and depth of field --
Hyperfocal distance and Scheimpflug condition.
Optical systems: Parity and plane mirrors --
Systems of plane mirrors --
Prism systems --
More prism systems --
Image rotation and erection prisms --
Plane parallel plates --
Objectives --
Zoom lenses --
Magnifiers --
Keplerian telescope --
Galilean telescope --
Field lenses --
Eyepieces --
Relays --
Microscopes --
Microscope terminology --
Viewfinders --
Single lens reflex and triangulation --
Illumination systems --
Diffuse illumination --
Integrating spheres and bars --
Projection condenser system --
Source mirrors --
Overhead projector --
Schlieren and dark field systems.
Chromatic effects: Dispersion --
Optical glass --
Material properties --
Dispersing prisms --
Thin prisms --
Thin prism dispersion and achromatization --
Chromatic aberration --
Achromatic doublet.
Monochromatic Aberrations: Monochromatic aberrations --
Rays and wavefronts --
Spot diagrams --
Wavefront expansion --
Tilt and defocus --
Spherical aberration --
Spherical aberration and defocus --
Coma --
Astigmatism --
Field curvature --
Distortion --
Combinations of aberrations --
Conics and aspherics --
Mirror-based telescopes.
Appendices: Radiometry --
Radiative transfer --
Photometry --
Sources --
Airy disk --
Diffraction and aberrations --
Eye --
Retina and schematic eyes --
Ophthalmic terminology --
More ophthalmic terminology --
Film and detector formats --
Photographic systems --
Scanners --
Rainbows and blue skies --
Matrix methods --
Common matrices --
Trigonometric identities --
Equation summary.
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