Principles of optics : electromagnetic theory of propagation, interference and diffraction of light / by Max Born and Emil Wolf, with contributions by A.B. Bhatia ... [et al.].

Title: 
Principles of optics : electromagnetic theory of propagation, interference and diffraction of light / by Max Born and Emil Wolf, with contributions by A.B. Bhatia ... [et al.].
Author/Artist: 
Born, Max, 1882-1970.
Publisher: 
Oxford ; New York : Pergamon Press, 1980.
Description: 
xxvii, 808 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Other Authors: 
Wolf, Emil, joint author.
Edition: 
6th ed.
Format of Material: 
Books
Bib ID: 
79098
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Location: 
Stacks
Call Number: 
QC355.2.B67 1980z
Notes: 
This item was received with the Mark Pendergrast research collection.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Includes information on various crystals, telescopes, and lenses. Prisms (p. 180, 240-241, 244, 690-691). Crystal optics (p. 675, 679 et seq.). Fresnel's bi-prism (p. 263, 265, 268). Eyepiece (p. 239, 242-243, 252). Glass dispersion curves (p. 176). Lloyd's mirror (p. 262-263, 265, 268, 278).
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 --
Optics of metals --
Optics of crystals.
ISBN: 
0080264816 (pbk.)
0080264824