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Modern Classical Optics - Oxford Master Series in Physics 8 (Paperback)
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Modern Classical Optics - Oxford Master Series in Physics 8 (Paperback)

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Paperback 416 Pages / Published: 24/07/2003
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This work gives accounts of non-quantum optical phenomena and of instruments and technology based on them, at a level suitable for the last two years of an honours degree in physics and for graduates starting out. Topics covered include the conventional (diffraction, coherence, thin films, holography) and the less conventional (etendue, Gaussian beams, laser cavities, CD reader, confocal microscope) which belong in today's university courses, for example, to support laser physics. Even the conventional material has frequently been given a fresh presentation by giving a tidier-than-usual route through a calculation, or finding insightful connections with other parts of physics, or simply avoiding common errors. Problems offer opportunities for checking the reader's basic understanding, or for taking a careful route through reasoning, or for checking orders of magnitude. But most problems contain exploratory and critical material: investigating possible alternative approaches, asking searching questions about fundamentals, or solving apparent paradoxes.

Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780198599654
Number of pages: 416
Weight: 788 g
Dimensions: 245 x 189 x 23 mm


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... a well-thought-through and coordinated collection of problems in modern classical (or simply classical) optics ... The book itself is written in an entertaining and almost colloquial way ... offers a wealth of well formulated problems in classical optics, which are bound to get the student reader thinking. * ChemPhysChem *
This book is excellent as an undergraduate text for the fourth year of an M.Phys. course and could provide plenty of material for discussion in tutorial sessions. * Physical Sciences Educational Reviews *

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