Applied Optics and Optical Engineering V8 - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780124086081, 9780323150835

Applied Optics and Optical Engineering V8

1st Edition

Editors: Robert Shannon
eBook ISBN: 9780323150835
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 28th October 1980
Page Count: 426
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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




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