Description

This collection of problems and accompanying solutions provide the reader with a full introduction to physical optics. The subject coverage is fairly traditional, with chapters on interference and diffraction, and there is a general emphasis on spectroscopy.

Table of Contents

(partial) Table of principal physical constants. Inteference. Electromagnetic optics. Emmission and absorption. Birefringence. Diffraction. Refraction and dispersion. Quantum mechanics. Atomic and molecular spectra.

Details

Language:
English
Copyright:
© 1973
Published:
Imprint:
Pergamon
eBook ISBN:
9781483285368
Print ISBN:
9780080169804

About the editor

About the authors

M. Rousseau

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Rouen, France

J. P. Mathieu

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Paris, France

Reviews

@qu: The translation from the original French is excellent and reads well...To sum up, this is an excellent book and I strongly recommend it.

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