Applied Optics and Optical Engineering V8

Applied Optics and Optical Engineering V8

1st Edition - October 28, 1980

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  • Editor: Robert Shannon
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323150835

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Applied Optics and Optical Engineering, Volume VIII covers topics on photographic lenses; lens mounting and centering; and aspheric surfaces. The book also presents automated lens design; radiometry; and the calculation of image quality. Topics on circuits for detectors of visible radiation, as well as arrays and charge-coupled devices are also encompassed. Practicing optical engineers will find the book invaluable.

Table of Contents

  • List of Contributors



    Contents of Other Volumes

    Chapter 1 Photographic Lenses

    I. Introduction

    II. Through-Focus MTF Aberrations

    III. Distortion

    IV. Spectral Weighting

    V. Review of Current Lens Designs


    Chapter 2 Lens Mounting and Centering

    I. Introduction

    II. Basic Principles in Lens Mounting

    III. The Components in a Lens Mount

    IV. Lens Centering

    V. Tests for Detecting Decentering

    VI. Testing a Lens Assembly for Centering

    VII. Tolerances for Centering

    VIII. Formulas for Computing Surface Sag


    Chapter 3 Aspheric Surfaces

    I. Definition of Aspheric Surfaces

    II. Aberrations of Aspherics

    III. Applications and Design

    IV. Design Methods Using Aspherics

    V. Fabrication of Aspherics

    VI. Testing of Aspherics

    VII. Specification of Aspherics

    Chapter 4 Automated Lens Design

    I. Introduction

    II. The Assumptions

    III. The Initial Lens

    IV. Variable Parameters

    V. The Performance Criterion

    VI. Automatic Improvement Alternatives

    VII. Iterative Use of Automated Lens Design

    VIII. Summary


    Chapter 5 Radiometry

    I. Nomenclature, Symbols, and Units

    II. Properties of Blackbody Radiation

    III. Radiation Properties of Real Bodies

    IV. Radiative Transfer in Nonabsorbing, Nonscattering Media

    V. Normalization

    VI. Radiometric Ideas

    VII. Radiometer Designs

    VIII. Radiation Standards

    IX. Radiation Pyrometry (Radiometric Measurements of Temperature)

    Appendix: Derivation of Expansions for Integrals


    Chapter 6 The Calculation of Image Quality

    I. Introduction

    II. Object, Image, and Image Quality

    III. Properties of the Perfect Lens

    IV. Aberrations and Wavefront Error

    V. The Complex Pupil Function

    VI. The Point Spread Function and its Corollaries

    VII. The Optical Transfer Function and its Corollaries

    VIII. Integration with Image Sensors

    IX. Sources and Effects of Wavefront Error

    X. Sources and Effects of Amplitude Transmittance Variation

    XI. Sources and Effects of Image Motion

    XII. Merit Function Models for Preliminary Analyses

    Appendix A. Lerman'S Equation for the Variance of an Obstructed Pupil

    Appendix B. The MTF and PSF for a Perfect Lens with a Central Obstruction

    Appendix C. Image Motion in Obstructed Lenses


    Chapter 7 Circuits for Detectors of Visible Radiation

    I. Introduction

    II. The Photodiode

    III. The Photomultiplier


    Chapter 8 Arrays and Charge-Coupled Devices

    I. Introduction

    II. Photodiode Arrays

    III. Charge-Coupled Devices

    IV. Charge Injection Devices

    V. Arrays and CCDs: Specific Embodiments

    VI. Present Performance

    VII. Solid-State Imaging Applications



Product details

  • No. of pages: 426
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 1980
  • Published: October 28, 1980
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323150835

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