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.