Optical Instruments Pt II - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780124086050, 9780323152235

Optical Instruments Pt II

1st Edition

Editors: Rudolf Kingslake
eBook ISBN: 9780323152235
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st January 1969
Page Count: 398
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Applied Optics and Optical Engineering, Volume V: Optical Instruments, Part II covers the principles and mode of operation of various optical instruments. This book contains 11 chapters that complete the series of 50 chapters, which provide information on many aspects of applied optics. The opening chapters of this book deal with the principles and properties of dispersing prisms and diffraction gratings. The subsequent chapters describe the principles and polarizing properties of spectrographs, monochromators, and spectrophotometers. Other chapters are devoted to the mode of operation and properties of other optical instruments, such as colorimeters, astronomical telescopes, and military, surveying, tracking, and medical optical instruments. The final chapters examine the fundamentals and applications of ophthalmic instruments and motion picture equipment. This text will be of value to optical scientists, engineers, and researchers.

Table of Contents

List of Contributors General Preface Preface to Volume V Contents of Other Volumes Chapter 1 Dispersing Prisms I. Introduction II. The Geometry of a Prism III. The Dispersion of a Prism IV. The Resolving Power of a Prism Spectroscope V. Curvature of Spectrum Lines VI. Achromatic and Direct-Vision Prisms Chapter 2 Diffraction Gratings I. Introduction II. Theory III. Grating Ruling IV. Replication V. Grating Testing VI. Gratings for Special Purposes VII. Gratings Generated without a Ruling Engine Chapter 3 Spectrographs and Monochromators I. Introduction II. Prism Spectrographs III. Plane Grating Spectrographs IV. Concave Grating Spectrographs V. Problems Associated with the Spectrograph VI. Monochromators VII. Double Monochromators VIII. Time-Resolved Spectroscopy Chapter 4 Spectrophotometers I. Introduction II. Dispersive and Nondispersive Systems III. Optical, Electrical, and Mechanical Systems IV. Scanning V. Output Data and Recording IV. Performance Chapter 5 Colorimeters I. Introduction II. Principles of Color Measurement III. Visual Colorimeters IV. Photoelectric Tristimulus Colorimeters V. Specialized Colorimeters VI. Color Temperature Meters General References Chapter 6 Astronomical Telescopes I. General Specifications II. Optical Configurations III. Optical Components IV. System Design Choices V. Telescope Mountings VI. Equatorial Telescope Design VII. Coronagraphs Chapter 7 Military Optical Instruments I. Introduction II. Representative Examples III. Range Finders General References Chapter 8 Surveying and Tracking Instruments I. Definitions II. Measurements III. Instruments for Linear Measurements IV. Instruments for Angular Measurements V. Tracking S


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Rudolf Kingslake

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University of Rochester, NY, USA

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