Geometric, Physical, and Visual Optics - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780750672627, 9780702038624

Geometric, Physical, and Visual Optics

2nd Edition

Authors: Michael Keating
Paperback ISBN: 9780750672627
eBook ISBN: 9780702038624
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 6th November 2001
Page Count: 613

Description

  • Fundamental text for an optometric curriculum, a student studying for the optometry boards, or a person interested in optics and vision Uses the vergence-dioptric power-wavefront approach from the beginning Emphasizes conceptual understanding and development of intuition

Table of Contents

Optics, Light, and Vision; The Geometric Behavior Of Light; Optical Objects and Images; Thin Lenses and Ray Diagrams; Thin Lens Equations; Thin Lens Eye Models; Single Spherical Refracting Interfaces; Plane Refracting Interfaces and Reduced Systems; Lenses Revisited; Astigmatism: On Axis; Prisms; Prism Properties Of Lenses; Prism and Dioptric Power In Off-Axis Meridians; Reflection; The Gauss System; System Matrices; Angular Magnification; Spectacle Magnification and Relative Spectacle Magnification; Stops and Related Effects; Aberrations; Waves and Superposition; Diffraction; Scattering, Absorption, Dispersion, and Polarization; Emission, Absorption, Photons, and Lasers; Spatial Distribution Of Optical Information; Appendix A: Trigonometry Review; Appendix B: Basic Matrix Algebra

Details

No. of pages:
613
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Butterworth-Heinemann 2002
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
eBook ISBN:
9780702038624
Paperback ISBN:
9780750672627

About the Author

Michael Keating

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Michigan College of Optometry, Ferris State University, Big Rapids, MI

Reviews

"keating provides an excellent text for the optometry student and practitioners. Very straightforward and accessible."